AChievements and Milestones


Since its establishment in 2005, the School of mathematics has endeavored to expand and improve its services. some of the milestones that the School has achieved over the years include.

1.Nairobi Workshops in Algebraic Geometry

The workshop first of its kind in Africa is held annually. Speakers are drawn from all over the globe.The main focus of the workshop is to promote algebraic geometry and to advise Graduate students intending to persue this field.

2.Kenya Mathematics Olimpiad

The Kenya Mathematical olympiad was rebranded to KKMO. The KKMO is an annual secondary school mathematics competition organized with the aim of selecting Kenya’s teams for the International Mathematical Olympiad and the Pan African Mathematical Olympiad. Organised by The Mathematics Association of Kenya in conjunction with the School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi.

3.Produced the First African to head CDC commission 

Prof Billy Ogana was the first African to hold the position of President of Commission for Developing Countries (CDC) 2015 – 2018. CDC is a commission of the International Mathematical Union (IMU).

4.Graduated the first Kenyan woman to attain PhD in Pure Mathematics