Awards and distinctions

  • A-rated scientist by the National Research Foundation (NRF) from January 2020 (The NRF defines the A-category as follows: Researchers who are unequivocally recognised by their peers as leading international scholars in their field for the high quality and impact of their recent research outputs) ; 
    Senior Associate (1 January 2000 - 31 December 2005), Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
  • Regular Associate (1 January 1992 - 31 December 1999), Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
  • National Research Foundation (South Africa) ratings: C3 (1997-2002)); C1 (2002-2007), B2 (2007-2013) and B2 (2013-2018)
  • Citation report (ISI Web of Science of  12 February 2016 reflecting citations to source items indexed within all databases): 254 citations (excluding self-citations); h-index: 12
  • Citation report (MathScinet of 12 February 2016): 270 citations by 163 authors
  • Convener of the NRF specialist Committee for Mathematical Sciences from  2008-2009
  • Outstanding Academic Achiever Award, University of Pretoria for the following three consecutive periods:  1 January 2007 - 31 December 2009; 1 January 2010 - 31 December 2012 ; 1 January 2013 - 31 December 2015: 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2018 (link to page)
  • Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) from 1 December 2009
  • Fellow of Die Suid- Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns (The South African Academy of Science and Arts) from 4 February 2009
  • Fellow of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF) from October 2010
  • My postgraduate student, Mr A Terefe, received a prize for excellent masters’ presentation at the 53rd Annual Congress of the South African Mathematical Society, 3-5 November 2010, Pretoria
  • Laureate of the South African Mathematical Society (SAMS) Award for Research Distinction for 2011
  • Subject of biographical record in the Marquis Who’s Who in the World 29th Edition 2012
  • DST/NRF SARChI Chair in Mathematical Models and Methods in Bioengineering and Biosciences (from  August  2013)
  • Award of the sign of honor for contribution to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences on 19 June 2013.

 

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