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Alumnus of the Week: Rev. Prof. John Ryan

8 Nov
Alumnus of the Week: Rev. Prof. John Ryan

The University College Cork Alumni Network has this week selected former student Prof. John Ryan as Alumnus of the Week

The University College Cork Alumni Network Facebook Page is a forum for alumni who wish to be informed of upcoming events, class reunions and UCC news.

 

This week’s alumnus is John Ryan who became the first Professor of Mathematics at the University of Mzuzu, Malawi and was recently appointed Bishop of Mzuzu Diocese. Bishop Ryan is a Kiltegan Father and has worked in Malawi for the past 40 years. He introduced the first PhD programme in Mathematics in Malawi and has a special interest in coding theory.

• Course/subjects studied in UCC

1970 - 1974 Honours BA in Mathematics
1980 - 1982 MA in Group Theory by correspondence ---supervisor Prof Desmond MacHale
2000 - 2004 PhD in Coding Theory by correspondence ---supervisor Prof Patrick Fitzpatrick

 

Congratulations! Further details are available on The University College Cork Alumni Network Facebook Page

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