Speaker: Arun S. Moorthy (NIST) Abstract: The term “Life Science” covers a vast knowledge base and includes the application of many scientific sub-disciplines (e.g. microbiology, materials physics, analytical chemistry, etc.). The questions that arise in the life sciences can be incredibly diverse. Accordingly, mathematical treatment of these questions requires a diverse set of …more
Math circles, a tradition imported from Russia, are places where kids get together to discuss challenging problems of the sort that they are unlikely to encounter in school. The purpose of the math circle is *not* remediation, test preparation, or to participate in contests. Rather, the purpose is to think about problems together in a social context, i.e., fun.