Prof. (Mrs.) Atinuke Olusola Adebanji


Dept: Statistics and Actuarial Science
SF3, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Faculty of Physical and Computational Sciences
College of Science

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Research Areas/Interests

Multivariate Data Analysis MultiBlock Data Analysis Population and Development Statistics Reproductive and Public Health Epidemiology and Biosta...~more

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Grants/Funds Awarded

2022 Technical University of Munich, KNUST and Moi University VolkswagenStifung Research  Grant (86,000 Euros) for postgraduate training in Biostatistics.

2023 KNUST travel grant (GHC 10,000) to attend the 64th International Statistical Institute World Statistics Congress, 15th to 20th July 2023, Ottawa, Canada.

2022 Co-PI and resource person at the Summer School on Application of Biomathematics and Biostatistics on Genomics and Epidemiology, at Eldoret, Kenya, from 12th to 24th March 2023. Project funded by Volkswagen Foundation (€86,000).

2022 International Biometric Society Travel grant (USD 1,900) to attend the 31st International Biometric Conference, 10th -15th July 2022 at Riga, Latvia.

2022 LISA 2020 grant (USD 35,000) to host the Global LISA Sustainability Symposium at KNUST from 01 to 05 May 2022.

2021 Co-PI, Technical University of Munich Global Incentive Fund 2021 (€10,000) for faculty Exchange in collaboration with Prof Aurelien Tellier and Prof Olivier Pamen.

2020 International Statistical Institute (ISI) USD 8,300 grant for KNUST-LISA Regional Symposium and World Statistics Day, October 2020.

2020 Transforming Evidence to Action Capacity in Higher Education (TEACH) Fund of Eleven Thousand US Dollars (USD 11,000) for staff Students‘ capacity building, in collaboration with the Regional Transport Research and Education Centre, Kumasi (TRECK); July 2020 to June 2021.

2019 Travel grant of USD 3,000 to attend LISA 2020 Symposium and the International Statistical Institute (ISI) 62nd World Statistics Congress, August 18 – 23, 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2019 Travel Grant to attend Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES-DAAD) workshop on “Navigating Women’s Career in Higher Education”, 10 – 12 April 2019 at Koforidua.

2019 Lead facilitator KNUST-LISA USD 75,000 Building Capacity of Female Scientists in Data Analysis for Decision making and Strategic planning USAID/University of Colorado Boulder, USA.

2019 CAL BANK Four Thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh? 4,000) Grant for WiSTEM-KNUST 2019 Girls Camp.

2019 Vodafone Twenty-five Thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh? 25,000) Grant for 2019 KNUST-WiSTEMGh Senior High School Girls’ STEM Camp, July 19-24, 2019

2018 Vodafone Thirty Thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh? 30,000) Grant for the launch of WiSTEMGh.

2018 Institute of Mathematical Sciences (ICMAT), Spain, Travel Grant of One thousand Two hundred Euros (€1,200) to attend XXIX International Biometric Conference (IBC2018) in Barcelona, Spain from 8-13 July 2018.

2018 International Mathematics Union Open Arms travel grant to attend the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2018) in Rio De Janeiro Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Reais (7,800 Reais).

2018 International Mathematics Union Centre for Developing Countries (CDC) Visiting Lecturer’s Grant for the visit of Prof Fabrizio Ruggeri to teach postgraduate statistics courses in the Department of Mathematics from March to April 2019. Prof Ruggeri is the Research Director at the National Research Centre (IMATI-CNR) in Milan, Italy.

2017 Mujeres Por Africa/Institute of Mathematical Sciences six months research award Twenty Thousand Euros (€20,000) utilised in 2017.

2017 African European Mediterranean Academies for Science Education (AEMASE), Travel Grant of Two thousand four hundred (€2,400) to attend the AEMASE III conference in Paris, France, October 3-5, 2017.

2017 Institute of Mathematical Sciences (ICMAT), Spain, Travel Grant to attend Applied Bayesian School (ABS17), Villa del Grumello, Como (Italy), 19 – 23 June 2017

2017 Participation and Travel Fees: 5Th workshop on games and decisions in risk and reliability. GDRR 2017 at the Academy of Sciences, Madrid, Spain, 7-9 June, 2017.

2016 OWSD Travel Grant to attend the Fifth General Assembly and International Conference of the Organization for Women in Science and Technology for the Developing World (OWSD), Kuwait, May 16-19, 2016.

2013 Co-PI and Initiator of a postgraduate research grant in reservoir simulation awarded by Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) and Norwegian Academy of Science and letters, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Euros (€750,000), implemented by National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (NIMS).

2012 Facilitator of PhD grant by the African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative to 3 awardees of the Department of Mathematics: Nana Kena Frempong, Derrick Asamoah Owusu, and Elikem Yaw Ayekple, Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty US Dollars ($ 3750).

2012 KNUST Travel Grant (GHC 5,000) to attend the 7th International Salford Analytics and Data Mining Conference, San Diego, California, United States, from May 23-25, 2012.

2011 GTZ travel grant to attend the Biennial conference of the Sub Sahara Africa Network (SUSAN) of the International Biometric Society in Gaborone, Botswana.
2009 Association of African Universities (AAU) Staff Exchange fellowship 2008/2009 – (USD 3,000).

2008 International Chair of Mathematical Physics travel grant to attend Workshop 5 on Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics (COMPROMAPH3). Training course/workshop organised by the International Chair of Mathematical Sciences, University of Calavi, Cotonou, Republic of Benin, 27th Oct– 8th Nov 2008 (Certificate of Attendance awarded).

2007 Third World Organization for Women in Science for Developing World one-year postgraduate Fellowship award utilised at the School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi, Kenya 2007 - 2008.

2005 CTA Travel Grant to attend CTA-IBS sponsored 9th Scientific Conference of the Sub-Saharan Network of International Biometric Society with the theme ‘Linking Agriculture, Nutrition and Environment Through Biometry Towards Prosperity and Good Health’ held at the Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Dec 12th – 16th 2005.

2005 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) Travel Grant (USD1,500) to participate in the GRC conference Statistics in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, held at Mt Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA. 17th – 22nd July 2005.

2004 Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Travel Grant to attend the Modelling in Life and Material Workshop on Modelling in Life, Material Science, and Technology. Organised by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics and held at ICTP Trieste, Italy, 5th March-3rd April 2004.

2004 CTA-IBS Travel Grant (USD 1 900) to attend the XXIIND International Biometrics Conference (IBC 2004) in parallel with the Australian Statistical Conference (ASC 2004), held at the Convention Centre Cairns, Australia, 11-16 July 2004.

2003 International Biometric Society (IBS) travel grant to attend the IBS-sponsored Biennial Conference of Sub-Sahara Network of International Biometric Society (SUSAN 2003), held at the Biometrics Department of the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa 7th-11th July 2003.

2003 International Chair of Mathematical Physics travel grant to attend the third International Workshop on Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics (COMPROMAPH3). Training course/workshop organised by the International Chair of Mathematical Physics, University of Calavi, Cotonou, Republic of Benin, 1st – 8th Nov 2003.

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