Famous Black Mathematicians – Wilfrid Gangbo

Few accomplishments in academia top Wilfrid Gangbo’s move from Ph.D. to full professor in nine years.  Born in Benin, he earned his Ph.D. from the Swiss Federale Institute of Technology.  Dr. Gangbo is currently a professor at Georgia Tech.

Dr. Gangbo is also the founder of the EcoAfrica project, an association of scientists involved in projects supporting African countries.  The EcoAfrica project was founded in 1990 in Switzerland and has organized several workshops in applied mathematics.

You can read more about Dr. Gangbo here and check out his listing in the Mathematics Genealogy Project.