applications of mathematics

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ricardo Cortez (Tulane University)
As graduate students or postdoctoral researchers, we are taught to focus
on learning the research that is most closely related to our project so
that we can find the edge of what is known and expand the boundary. This
is, of course, necessary to complete our research project. However, we
often forget to seek out opportunities to develop skills and experience in
other areas of our work that are transferrable to a wider set of projects.
I will discuss some of these opportunities and specific dispositions that
Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 10:15am - 10:45am
Tanya Moore (Building Diversity in Science)
Can mathematics be used to empower a community? How does a
biostatistician transfer math skills to work in the
government and non-profit sectors? How is statistics really
used in the field of public health? During this talk I will
share highlights of my journey from studying mathematics to
working in a city health department and for a non-profit that
is committed to supporting and encouraging emerging scientist
and mathematicians.

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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.

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