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(b.May 25, 1952
), is a Burundian mathematician.
Studied Mathematics from the State University of Kharkov in the then-Soviet Union; M.Sc. in Physics the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He obtained his PHD in Sciences in Université de Louvain (Belgium)Jumi Shabani speaks five languages (Swahili, Kirundi, French, English, and Russian), is a member of more than 10 scientific societies, and has been widely published in specialized journals in the United States and Europe. Professor Shabani was Vice-Rector of the University of Burundi until 1992, and was recently named the new Deputy Secretary-General of the Association of African Universities. He also currently holds the position of Visiting Professor at the National University of Benin and the University of Burundi" (Science in Africa: Career Strategies for Graduate Studies, AAAS, Washington, 1993
.Shabani presented the paper "Strategies for capacity-building through regional cooperation in science and technology and postgraduate education in Africa" (1-7).
Dr. Shabani has held a position at the Institut de Physique ThéoriqueUniversité Catholique de Louvain 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve BELGIUM. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics University of Burundi 2700 Bujumbura BURUNDI and he is Deputy Secretary-General, Association of African Universities
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