Laure, Pauline

Operating Unit Coordinator, Cameroon

  • Pauline Laure
    University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon

    Research Interests

    • Computer Science
    • Mathematics
    • Natural Resources Management
    • Statistical Research


    • Ph.D. Operations Research and Statistics, Renssealear Polytechnic Institute of Troy
    • M.Sc. Computer Science, State University of New York at Albany
    • B.Sc. Mathematics, University of Yaounde

    Biographical Statement

    Professor Fotso is the Coordinator of UNU-INRA’s operating unit in Cameroon. From the 1977 academic year onwards, Prof Fotso held the position of Consulting Programmer at State University of New York at Albany (SUNYA), and a Teaching and Research Assistant at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Back home in 1981, Prof Fotso taught courses in computer sciences at the Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde I. From October 2004 to January 2009, she was the Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Science of the University of Yaoundé I. Since January 2009, she has held the position of Vice-Rector in charge of Internal Control and Evaluation at the University of Dschang, Cameroon. Prof Fotso has co-directed two PhD theses and directed more than thirty master’s degree theses. She has authored three books and several scientific papers in peer review journals and communications.