The Avram Gannibal Project: Collaborative research in applied algebra and geometry in Africa, currently operating remotely but with workshops planned for 2021 in Uganda and Nigeria

A summary of my work in Africa

- Developing mathematics in East Africa, Newsletter of the London Mathematical Society, July 2018.

Some institutions I have worked with on the continent

- Geometry Group, Department of Mathematics, University of Nairobi
- Eastern Africa Universities Mathematics Programme (EAUMP)
- AIMS South Africa, Muizenberg, South Africa
- Department of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, Maseno University, Kenya
- African Maths Initiative and SAMI
- Department of Mathematics, University of Rwanda
- Department of Mathematics, Makerere University, Uganda
- Department of Mathematics, University of Zambia
- EACMaR: East African Centre for Mathematical Research
- I am a member of the Regional Steering Committee

- MARM: Mentoring African Research in Mathematics by the London Mathematical Society

- £170,892, EPSRC GCRF Grant for Capacity building in Africa via technology-driven research in algebraic and arithmetic geometry
- £42,452, Internal HEFCE Global Challenges Research Fund Grant 2018, University of Oxford, in support of research into the use of big data in agriculture
- £60,970, EPSRC Global Challenges Research Fund Institutional Sponsorship Funding 2016, University of Oxford, in support of research in quantitative corruption analysis
- €82,000, ICTP support for EAUMP Summer Schools, 2015-2019
- €37,500, CIMPA support for EAUMP Summer Schools, 2015-2019
- £10,000, LMS MARM Mentoring Scheme grant, 2014-2016, in support of collaboration with the Geometry group, Department of Mathematics, University of Nairobi, Kenya
- £10,000, LMS MARM Mentoring Scheme grant, 2010-2012, in support of collaboration with the Department of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, Maseno University, Kenya

Some events I helped to organize

- Nairobi Workshops on Algebraic Geometry, University of Nairobi, Kenya (lead International Organizer)
- Fifth Workshop, September 2019
- Fourth Workshop, August 2018
- Third Workshop, 14-16 June 2017
- Second Workshop, 8-11 August 2016
- First Workshop, 10-13 August 2015

- EAUMP Summer Schools (International Organizer)
- 2019 ICTP - EAUMP Summer School on Algebric Topology and its Applications, Makerere University, 15 July - 2 August 2019
- 2018 EAUMP -ICTP School and Workshop on Homological Methods in Algebra and Geometry, University of Dar es Salaam, 9-28 July 2018
- 2017 ICTP-EAUMP School on Modern Functional Analysis, University of Nairobi, 18 June - 7 July 2017
- 2016 EAUMP Summer School on Number Theory, University of Rwanda, 4 – 22 July 2016.
- 2015 EAUMP Summer School on Experimental Pure Mathematics, Makerere University, Uganda, 6 - 23 July 2015.
- 2014 EAUMP Summer School on Representation Theory, Arusha Technical College, Arusha, Tanzania, 7 – 26 July 2014.
- 2013 East African School on Applicable Algebraic Geometry, Bandari College, Mombasa, Kenya from 6 - 28 July 2013.

- 3rd EAUMP Conference, 26-28 October 2016, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (International Scientific Committee member)
- Meetings at Strathmore University
- 4th Strathmore International Mathematics Conference, 19-23 June 2017, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya (External Scientific Committee member)
- 3rd Strathmore International Mathematics Conference, 3-7 August 2015, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya (Scientific Committee member)
- 2nd Strathmore International Mathematics Conference, 12-16 August 2013, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya (Scientific Committee member)
- Strathmore International Mathematics Research Meeting, 23-27 July 2012, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya (lead International Organizer of pure mathematics session)
- First international conference in mathematical sciences, 18-20 August 2011, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya (Organizer of Special Session)

- Workshop in Algebra and Applications, 2-6 April 2017, Livingstone, Zambia (lead Organizer)

Publications

- Danny Parsons, David Stern, Balazs Szendroi, Elizabeth David-Barrett, Interdisciplinary data workshops, working paper 2019
- Ben Davison, Jared Ongaro and Balazs Szendroi, Enumerating coloured partitions in 2 and 3 dimensions, accepted in Math. Proc. Cam. Phil. Soc.
- Ágnes Czibik, Elizabeth Dávid-Barrett, Mihály Fazekas, Danny Parsons, David Stern, Roger Stern and Balazs Szendroi: Assessing Tanzania's National Procurement Data Infrastructure, policy paper, Government Transparency Institute, 2017