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Fidele F. Ngwane, PhD

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Mathematics
USC Salkehatchie
Phone: 843-782-8649 or 803-812-7392
Fidele Ngwane


Discrete mathematics, combinatorics and computational algebra.


Ph.D., Auburn University
M.S., Clemson University
B.S., University of Buea


F. Ngwane, 2010: Integral Closures. Ph.D. Dissertation. Auburn University, Auburn, AL

F. Ngwane, 2004. Lower bound on the minimum weight of dual codes from the projective plane of order 49. M.S. Thesis. Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

F.Ngwane, J.D.Key. 2007. “A lower bound for the minimum weight of the dual 7-ary code of a projective plane of order 49”. Designs, Codes and Cryptography, Volume 44, 133-142.