Dr. Patience Adamu
Associate Professor of Mathematics
o Operations Research
Awards & Honours
o Recipient, Bendel State Government Scholarship for secondary, post-secondary and University training tenable in Nigeria. 1979-1982.
o Recipient, Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship awarded to undertake postgraduate training (M.Sc.) tenable in Nigeria. University of Maiduguri Staff Development fellowship for Postgraduate training at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 1990-1991.
o Recipient, Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship awarded to undertake postgraduate training (Ph. D) tenable in Nigeria. University of Maiduguri Staff Development fellowship for Postgraduate training at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. 1997-2005.
o Recipient, Dean’s Prize for the best graduating student from the Faculty of Science, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria. 1988.
o Recipient, HOD’s Prize for the best graduating student from the Department of Mathematics, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria. 1988.
Undergraduate: Industrial Mathematics, Operations Research, Optimization Theory, Linear Algebra, Trigonometry and Geometry, Calculus, Vector Algebra, Operational Statistics, Linear Programming, Computer Programming, Mathematical Methods, File Structure and Database, Final Year Project Supervision. Postgraduate: Methods of Research in Mathematical Sciences, (M.Sc & Ph.D coursework), Optimization (Ph.D coursework), Operations Research (MSc coursework), Mathematical Modelling (MSc coursework).
Selected Publications (23)
11. Nigerian Mathematics in Industry Study Group (NIGMISG), Workshop & Conference, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, 2019.
10. Mathematics in Industry Study Group (MISG) Workshop, 14 – 20 January, 2018; Johannesburg, South Africa.
9. 36th Annual Conference of Nigerian Mathematical Society, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria, May 9-12, 2017.
8. Inaugural Nigerian Mathematics in Industry Study Group (NIGMISG) Workshop, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, July 11-15, 2016.
7. Morgan State University, Center for Continuing and Professional Studies, Dallas Texas, USA, 2014.
6. Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Minneapolis, USA, 2013.
5. 10th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSSR), November 5-8, 2012, Texas A&M and Disaster City(r), College Station, Texas
4. 25th Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-11) San Francisco, California, USA; August 7–11, 2011.
3. 9th Regional College on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. April 29 – May 6, 2007.
2. 12th Edward Bouchet Abdus Salam Regional College On Functional Analysis and Application to Differential Equations. Legon, Accra Ghana, July 9 - 16, 2006.
1. 8th Regional College on Modelling, Simulation and Optimization. Ghana
Summary of Profile
Prior to joining the services of Covenant University in June 2016, she was a member of the Department of Mathematics, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria where she rose through the ranks to Senior Lectureship Cadre.