Dr.Makhtar Sarr

Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics

Tel #: +025015657


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA.
  • M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, Universite de Rouen, Normandie, France.
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal.

Mini Bio


  • Nonparametric Statistics.
  • Applied Mathematics.


  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE.
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA.
  • Mathematics Instructor, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, USA.


  • 2006 Winsorization Method author for data-depth measures.
  • 2006 Minitab software launcher for Abu Dhabi University computer laboratories.
  • 2007 On-campus Sports activities coordinator.
  • 2008 Blackboard Learning Management System pioneer for Abu Dhabi University.
  • 2009 Blackberry Mobile Computing and MathXL pioneer for Abu Dhabi University.
  • 2010 Teacher Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • 2011 Chancellor Innovation Award recipient for Abu Dhabi University.
  • 2011 Horizon Private School Parents’ Committee president.
  • 2012 Pearson facilitator in bridging Blackboard and MathXL into MyLabsPlus on-line learning platform using StatCrunch software for Abu Dhabi University.
  • 2012 Pearson International co-customizer of an Introductory Statistics textbook.


  • Discrete-time counterparts of impulsive Cohen-Grossberg neural networks of neutral type (with V. Covachev & H. Akca) Neural, Parallel, and Scientific Computations 19(2011) 345-360.
  • GPD models for extreme rainfall in Dobrudja (with J. Degueunon & A. Barbulescu) Computational Engineering in Systems Applications, vol. II, WSEAS Press, 2011, pp. 131 – 136.
  • Scientific Computing: Theory, Developments, and Applications (with V. Covachev & H. Akca) International Journal of Maths and Computation, Vol. 15; Issue No. 2; Year 2012, Pp. 43-54.
  • Perceived rate of returns to education: a UAE perspective (with J. Abraham & S. Iyanna) International Business and Economics Research Journal, The Clute Institute, Vol. 12; Number 8; Year 2013, Pp. 979-984.