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Dr. Yebabel Fantaye

Scientific Programme Committee Member

Current Positions

  • Senior lecturer in the department of applied mathematics at the Stellenbosch University
  • AIMS-ARETE Research Chair in Applied Statistical Methods, Cosmology and Big Data at AIMS South Africa

Biographical Information

His research is in applying artificial intelligence and advanced statistical methods to cosmological data sets in order to understand the statistical nature of the universe and to satellite images of the Earth in order to find alternative ways to monitoring African development progress. Dr. Fantaye is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Councils on New Metrics, a fellow of the World Economic Forum Young Scientists, a fellow of the Next Einstein Forum, and a chair of the Next Einstein Forum Community of Scientists.