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Dr . Filimon Mgandu | Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Lecturer College of Business Education Tanzania

Filimon Abel Mgandu, an Assistant Lecturer from Dodoma, Tanzania, is highly skilled in mathematical modeling, informatics, and education. With a strong academic background and a passion for research, he has contributed significantly to his field, receiving multiple awards and publishing numerous papers in prestigious journals.



Education 🎓

Filimon completed his M.Sc. in Mathematical Modelling (2017-2019) with a GPA of 4.3/5.0 from the University of Dar es Salaam. He also holds a B.Sc. in Education (Informatics and Mathematics) from Sokoine University of Agriculture (2013-2016), achieving a GPA of 4.4/5.0. His earlier education includes an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education from Njombe Secondary School and a Certificate of Secondary Education from Kidamali Secondary School.

Experience đź’Ľ

Since 2019, Filimon has been an Assistant Lecturer at the College of Business Education, where he lectures, supervises projects, conducts research, and provides consultancy services. Previously, he served as a Teaching Assistant at East Coast Secondary (2016-2017) and Agnes Trust Secondary (2013-2013), where he taught mathematics and computer studies.

Research Interests 🔍

Filimon’s research interests encompass machine learning, data science, statistics and probability theories, and mathematical modeling. He aims to leverage these fields to solve complex problems across various sectors including economy, education, environment, health, agriculture, science, and technology.

Awards 🏆

Filimon has received several accolades, including a Research Award from the Ministry of Agriculture under the TANIPAC project in 2021, the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Award (2019 and 2017) from the Bank of Tanzania, and the title of Overall Best Final Year Student in B.Sc. Education from Sokoine University of Agriculture in 2016.

Publications Top Notesđź“š

2024: Global sensitivity analysis and optimal control of Typhoid fever transmission dynamics. Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, 29(1), pp.141-160. DOI: 10.3846/mma.2024.17859

2023: Optimal control and cost effectiveness analysis of contamination associated with aflatoxins in maize kernels, livestock and humans. Results in Control and Optimization, 13(100313). DOI: 10.1016/j.rico.2023.100313

2023: Mathematical model to assess the impacts of aflatoxin contamination in crops, livestock and humans. Scientific African. DOI: 10.1016/j.sciaf.2023.e01980

2022: Mathematical models for aflatoxin contamination in crops, livestock and humans: A review. Commun. Math. Biol. Neurosci., Article ID 116. DOI: 10.3145/ijmsc.2020.03.03

2020: Trend analysis and forecasting of water level in Mtera dam using exponential smoothing. Int. J. Math. Sci. Comput, 4, pp.26-34. DOI: 10.5815/ijmsc.2020.04.03

Filimon Mgandu | Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

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