Professor Norbert Hounkonnou

International Chair in Mathematical Physics and Applications (ICMPA-UNESCO Chair)
University of Abomey-Calavi
Norbert Hounkonnou

Mahouton Norbert Hounkonnou is the current President of the Benin National Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, and is a Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences and The World Academy of Sciences. He is full Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Abomey-Calavi, Republic of Benin. His works deal with noncommutative and nonlinear mathematics including differential equations, operator theory, coherent states, quantization techniques, orthogonal polynomials, special functions, graph theory, nonassociative algebras, nonlinear systems, noncommutative field theories and geometric methods in Physics. Together with his peers at the international level, he founded the International Chair in Mathematical Physics and Applications (ICMPA - UNESCO Chair) of the University of Abomey-Calavi where he created multi-university master degree and PhD programmes in mathematics with connections, motivations or applications to physics, or in physics with important relations to mathematics.