Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University, Canada
Dr. Assefa is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University, Canada as of July 2021. Prior to that, he taught at Mekelle University in Ethiopia for 1 year before he moved to South Africa to work as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Mathematical Models and Methods in Biosciences and Bioengineering Lab at the University of Pretoria. He joined Postdoc research after completing a Ph.D. in August 2018 at the University of Buea with a co-supervision from the USA.
Dr. Assefa is a graduate of the first cohort of AIMS Cameroon Structured Masters Program (2013-2014). In his future research career, he is interested in performing collaborations in a wide range of mathematical sciences applications, especially in health-related problems. In the long term, he sees himself working on expanding his expertise in Data Science and Machine Learning (ML) to model and solve real-world systems, particularly in the biological phenomenon and climate.
His research publications and other background can be found at
His current profile #Alumnioftheweek in the Next Einstein webpage can be found here: