A doctor of Mathematics, Enoch O. Opeyemi, who solved the 157-year-old Mathematics problem of the German mathematician, Riemann, has disclosed that the long-awaited solution can be applied to certain areas of life for the advancement of humanity.
The teacher of Mathematics at Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) made this disclosure during the University-wide lecture entitled The Long-Awaited Solution: The Oldest Unsolved Mathematics Problem held on Wednesday 2nd March, 2016 at the university’s main auditorium.
According to Dr. Enoch, solution to the Riemann Zeta can be useful in banking, in the cure of viral diseases and cancer; in the construction of quantum computers as well as in the detonation of nuclear capsules before they hit target and explode, among other technological innovations.
Presenting his work on a mathematical problem of more than thirty equations, the Mathematics don pointed out that certain Mathematical problems can only be solved if there is an operator or matrix. He also noted that many who criticized or challenged him at first have now kept quiet as the Mathematics Department of FUOYE and some international bodies knowledgeable on the subject have certified his work.
Dr. Enoch called on governments to build collaborations with the academics and private investors for the purpose of harnessing research findings and creating market patents for the benefit of mankind.
The Dean, Faculty of Science, Prof. Sylvia Uzochukwu, who was at the lecture, was clearly impressed with Dr. Enoch’s work. She commended him and hinted that the work was a sure ground to push for his professorship.