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Youngest PhD Holder in West Africa

Dr. Olaoluwa Hallowed Oluwadara had his Ph.D., at the age of 24, in Mathematics, making him the youngest West African with a doctorate degree.
The Ekiti State indigene, born in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), who graduated from the University of Lagos, Akoka, as the Best Graduating Ph.D. holder in 2013, has two first (First Class) degrees and Master’s degrees, in Mathematics and Physics which were run simultaneously, at the University of Bangui, Central African Republic.
Dr. Olaoluwa Hallowed Oluwadara won the University of Bangui’s All-Time Best Student Award from the Department of Mathematics (B.Sc), Best B.Sc Student Award in Physics, 2007, and Best M.Sc Awards in Physics and Mathematics respectively in 2008.
He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and his research has shifted to the more theoretical study of quantum ergodicity in mathematical physics which ultimately applies to the optimization of various systems in computer science, thermodynamics, optics, etc.

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