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Afrah Saleh Al-Nazily

Assistant Professor

Nationality: Yemeni.
Place and date of birth: Ibb – 12-15-1964
Gender: female.
Current Position : Assistant Professor – Sana’a University – College of Science

Educational level
PhD in Mathematics, specializing in Applied Statistics – Sana’a University
Master’s in Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Sana’a University – 1999
BA in Mathematics – Sana’a University – 1986-1987

Employment History

  • Mathematics teacher at Al-Furat School 1988-1989
  • Teaching assistant in the Department of Mathematics 1989-1999
  • Teacher in the Department of Mathematics 1999-2009
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics 2009-present


Teaching experience:

  • Basics of Statistics / Probability Theory / Estimation Theory / Applied Statistics / Mathematics for Natural Sciences / General Mathematics (1) / General Mathematics (2) / Differential Equations

Courses Taken:

  • Computer skills (Windows – Word – Excel – PowerPoint) / SPSS statistical analysis program

Affiliate organizations:

  • Member of the Specialized Women’s Foundation – Yemen


  • spss training program
  • Training on specialized curricula in applied statistics and mathematics.

Published Research:

  1. Discrete crow-inspired algorithms for traveling salesman problem, published in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Journal, Elsevier, volume 97, January 2021,100
  2. Arabic Text Mining using Maximum Entropy accepted for the 2010 International Conference on Information Cybernetics, and Computer Applications (ICICCA2010) in India. It published in Dline Journals. DIF, 2010.
  3. “Estimating the Childhood Mortality Rates in Yemen”. Faculty of Science Bulletin, Sana’a University, Vol. 23: 71-79, Yemen.2010
  4. “An Attempt to  Estimate Gestational Age of New-Borns Using Physical Characteristics”. Saudi Medical Journal, Vol. 21 (12):1135-1141,2000


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