Bubacarr Bah is currently the German Research Chair in Mathematics of Data Science, which is a Senior Researcher position at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in South Africa, with an adjunct Senior Lecturer (Asst. Prof) position at the Division of Applied Mathematics, Stellenbosch University. He is the head of the Data Science Research Group at AIMS South Africa. Previously, he held post-doctoral fellowships at University of Texas in Austin, U.S.A. and before that at EPFL, Switzerland. He had his PhD in applied and computational mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Prior to that he did an MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing at the University of Oxford and a BSc in Mathematics and Physics at the University of The Gambia.