Gaston N'Gurkata

Personal

First Name: Gaston
Last Name: N'Gurkata

Summary

Assistant Dean & Full Professor of Department of Computer, Mathematical, Natural Sciences

Biography

Gaston Mandata N'guérékata received his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. from the University of Montreal in Canada.

Dr. N'guérékata attended the University of California at Berkeley as a post-doctotal program Fulbright scholar. He taught at the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres, the Polytechnical School of Montreal (Canada), the University of Bangui (Central African Republic) and Daemen College (Buffalo) before joining Morgan State University (1996). Dr Gaston N'guérékata was a visiting scholar in several institutions: University of Montreal,Laval University (Canada), University of California at Berkeley, State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a full Professor and a former Dean, Vice-Rector and Rector of the University of Bangui. Currently, he is Chair of the Mathematics Department of Morgan State University.

Dr N'guerekata was High Commissioner and deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Environment from 1987 to 1992, then Minister and Spokesman to the Head of State (1992-1993) in Central African Republic.He is Commander in the order of Merit and a recipiend of France's Legion of Honor. He has participated in many internatinal conferences worldwide on Science, Environment and Higher Education. As a former Vice-President of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN), he attended the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992, as Spokesman of the African Ministerial group.