Dr. Halima Ali


Prefix: Dr.
First Name: Halima
Last Name: Ali


Degree: B.S.
Graduation Year: 1993
Major: Mathematics

Degree: M.S.
Major: Mathematics

Degree: Ph.D.
Graduation Year: 1993
Major: Mathematics


Researched on symmetric simple map for a single-null divertor tokamak and the two-dimensional stability of a viscous fluid between rotating cylinders.


Dr. Halima Ali, professor in the HU Department of Mathematics, began teaching in 1976 in her native country, Somalia. She came to the United States and earned a masters degree and Ph.D from Howard University. Ali joined the Department of Mathematics at Hampton University in 1993. "Teaching is the only job Ive ever done. Im an all around [educator]," stated Ali. One of Alis passions is mentoring students. Working at summer workshops with high school students was one of the most memorable experiences in her career. She has mentored various students at secondary, undergraduate, and graduate levels. Ali has authored numerous publications and has led and participated in over 15 funded projects.