RIT Hosts Mathematical Association of America Meeting April 3-4

Featured speakers include RIT Dean of the College of Science Ian Gatley




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Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Mathematical Sciences will host the spring meeting of the Mathematical Association of America Seaway Section on April 3-4.

Featured speakers include RIT Dean of the College of Science Ian Gatley, who will present “Math in a wicked world”; David Brown, associate professor of mathematics at Ithaca College; Thomas Zaslavsky, professor of mathematics at State University of New York at Binghamton; and Steve Strogatz, professor of theoretical and applied mechanics at Cornell University.

The meeting will highlight contributed papers, student research and panel discussions focusing on such topics as issues confronting K-12 mathematics teachers and students entering college.

For more information about the upcoming Mathematical Association of America meeting, visit http://www.rit.edu/cos/math/Conferences/MAA/Spring_2009/index.php.