Staff Profiles

Prof. Mangatiana A. Robdera

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Faculty of Science


Associate Professor

Location: 208/208
Phone: 3552123
Email Prof. Mangatiana A. Robdera

1996 University of Missouri, Columbia, USA Ph.D. in Pure Mathematics

1988 Université de Madagascar Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies, Pure Mathëmatique

1986 Université de Madagascar Maitrise-es-Science, Pure Mathematique

1985 Université de Madagascar Licence d’Enseignement Mathématique

Mangatiana A. Robdera received his Ph.D degree in pure mathematics at the University of Missouri (USA) in 1996 entitled On the Analytic Complete Continuity Prpoperty of Banach  spaces  and Convolution Operators.

He specializes in functional analysis. His research interests are in the areas of Geometry of Banach spaces, Vector Measures and Integration.

Mangatiana has over twenty years of teaching experience at the tertiary education level: University of Madagascar-Antananarivo, University of Missouri-Columbia (USA), William Paterson Univesrsity, NJ (USA), Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus, Al-Akhawayn Univesity, Morocco. He currently holds an associate professor position at the University of Botswana in Gaborone.

He has published several research papers at various renowned international peer reviewed journals such as Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Glasgow Journal of Mathematics, Quaestiones Mathematicae, Advanced in Pure Mathematics, International Journal of Modeling and Optimization. He also published two textbooks.

Prof. Robdera is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the Southern African Mathematical Science Association, la Société de Mathématiques de Madagascar. In addition, Prof. Robdera is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Advances in Mathematics and Computer Science, the editorial board of Pure and Applied Mathematics Journal, and avail himself as a reviewer for the American Mathematical Society.

Mangatiana A. Robdera has taught: Mathematical Analysis, Functional Analysis, Topology, Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Integration and probability, Fourier Analysis, Measure Theory, Fixed Point Theory, Calculus, Function Spaces, Banach Space theory.

Mangatiana A. Robdera's research interests include: Mathematical Analysis, Functional Analysis, Integration, Real Analysis, Measure Theory, Harmonic Analysis, Fourier Analysis, Fixed Point Theory, Function Spaces, Banach Space theory, Real and Complex Analysis, Stochastic, Topology, Number Theory.

Mangatiana A. Robdera has supervised undergraduate project students as well as Masters degree students. He is currently supervising a Ph.D. Student.

M.A. Robdera: Strong Transcendental Numbers and Linear Independence. Inter. J. of Applied Physics and Mathematics, 10(1), 2020:49-56
M.A. Robdera: A Unified Approach to Integration Theory. Inter. J. of Applied Physics and Mathematics, 9(1), 2019:21-28
M.A. Robdera: Extensions of the Lusin's Theorem, the Severini-Egorov's Theorem and the Riesz Subsequence Theorems. Asian Research Journal of Mathematics, 1(4), 1-9, 2016.
M.A. Robdera: On the Subspace Problem for Quasi-normed Spaces. Asian Research Journal of Mathematics, 1(1), 1-9, 2016.

M.A. Robdera, Paulette Saab: The Analytic Complete Continuity Property. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 12/2000; 252(2):967-979

M.A. Robdera, Paulette Saab: Convolution operators associated with vector measures. Glasgow Mathematical Journal 09/1998; 40(03):367 - 384

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