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Math at IBM

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
EE/CS 3-180
In this talk I will describe some of the ways in which Math is used and IBM. I will cover project in research, consulting,product design and manufacturing.

BIO:

Brenda Dietrich is an IBM Fellow and Vice President of the Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences Department at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. She holds a BS in Mathematics from UNC and an MS and Ph.D. in OR/IE from Cornell. Her research includes manufacturing scheduling, services resource management, transportation logistics, integer programming, and combinatorial duality. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the IE/MS department of Northwestern Universit, and a member of the Board of Governors for IMA (Minnesota) and DIMACS (Rutgers), and IBM's delegate to MIT's Supply Chain 2020 program. She holds over a dozen patents, has co-authored numerous publications, and co-edited the book Mathematics of the Internet: E-Auction and Markets. She has been president of INFORMS and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering board on Mathematical Sciences adn Applications.
MSC Code: 
97Mxx