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Dr. Anthony Okafor

  • Position:  Assistant Professor
  • Department:  Mathematics and Statistics
  • Office Location:  Building 4, Room 343
  • aokafor@uwf.edu
  • Campus: 8504743280

Biography:

Dr. Anthony Okafor, an Assistant Professor, teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses. He has written book chapters on entropy-based techniques, data mining in biomedicine, and theory and algorithm for cooperative space. Okafor has both a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida, where he focused on operations research, data mining and applied optimization. He earned a M.A. in Mathematics at UWF and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nigeria. His research areas include operations research, global optimization, computational and applied Mathematics, entropy optimization and public health statistics. Okafor joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in 1991.

Degrees & Institutions:

Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida
M.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida
M.A. Mathematics, University of West Florida
B.A. Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria

Research:

His research areas include operations research, global optimization, computational and applied Mathematics, entropy optimization and public health statistics.

Publications:

    He has written book chapters on entropy-based techniques, data mining in biomedicine, and theory and algorithm for cooperative space.


Keywords: entropy-based techniques, data mining in biomedicine, theory and algorithm for cooperative space, operations research, applied optimization, operations research, global optimization, public health statistics