Prof Abdon Atangana is a leading Applied Mathematics professor at the Institute for Groundwater Studies. He serves as an editor for numerous international journals as well as a reviewer for many internationally accredited journals. He is a prolific author in his field of research. His awards include World Champion of Peer Review – twice (2016, 2017). He also serves on numerous editorial boards of applied mathematics and mathematics. His research interests are methods and applications of partial and ordinary differential equations, fractional differential equations, perturbation methods, asymptotic methods, iterative methods, and groundwater modelling. Prof Atangana is the founder of the fractional calculus with non-local and non-singular kernels popular in applied mathematics today.