African Maths Initiative

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Tom Denton

Tom Denton

Tom Denton is an American mathematician. He obtained a PhD in pure mathematics at the University of California, Davis, in 2011, worked as a postdoctoral researcher at York University, in Toronto, Canada, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Maseno University in 2012-13. His research is in algebraic combinatorics, which includes use of the Sage computer algebra system to find and prove new results.

Tom has been involved in a number of initiatives in Kenya, including content development for e-learning, the Maseno maths camp, graduate workshops, and the 2011 Strathmore conference.  Tom also keeps a blog, Inventing Situations, to chronicle his adventures in Kenya and beyond.