Faculty members submit resignations

Seven members of the faculty have submitted their resignations from the University, effective July 1, 2019, unless otherwise noted. Emily Carter, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, and professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and applied and computational mathematics, to accept a position …

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Ghana: 2019 National Science and Maths Quiz Launched in Accra – AllAfrica.com

By David Nyanor Takyi The 2019 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) was launched in Accra on Tuesday, with a total of 135 secondary schools competing for the championship. Out of these schools, 108 qualified through the regional competition, which was held from March to May, to join the 27 finalists in …

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These 7 new jobs will exist by 2050 – including an ‘extinct species revivalist’

Jobs of the future include commercial space pilots, mind-transfer specialists and 3D-printed food engineers. Bringing extinct species back to life and solving the global waste crisis with robotic earthworms is not a far-fetched idea. And students can futureproof their careers with qualifications in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), says Rebecca Pretorius, country manager for …

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No longer seen as a simple tool, today’s math is a font for new ideas in theoretical physics – Science Magazine

The Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Math Reveals Nature’s Deepest Secrets Graham FarmeloBasic Books2019332 pp.Purchase this item now When Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution by natural selection, he used only words—no mathematics. The same was true of Alfred Wegener’s first description of his theory of continental drift. Even Dmitri Mendeleev’s first publication …

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High school Scholar Athlete: Andrea Kuhn – Sports – The Columbus Dispatch

Who: Andrea Kuhn School: Watkins Memorial Grade-point average: 4.37 Scholarship: $2,500 // Honorable mention female Scholar-Athlete // Motorists Insurance  Sports played: Cross country (4 years), track (4) Academic highlights: Presidential Academic Award of Excellence; National Honor Society member; scored 35 on ACT Athletic highlights: State-meet qualifier in cross country (four times) and track (three times) College choice: Ohio State …

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Outstanding mathematics students – The Andalusia Star-News – Andalusia Star-News

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Solihull maths professor handed MBE in Queen’s honours list

A SOLIHULL professor of maths has been handed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Duncan Lawson, professor of mathematics education at Coventry University has been bestowed the award for services to mathematics and higher education. Professor Lawson is also the co-director of sigma – a maths support service at Coventry University’s library. Peter …

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Qatar- CMU-Q researchers explore the mathematics of personalised medicine

(MENAFN – The Peninsula) The Peninsula Doha:A research team from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has created a mathematical model to predict how human tissue responds to the physical stresses of pregnancy. Hasan Demirkoparan and Heiko Topol’s digital 3D model could lead to a new tool for doctors to measure the risk of miscarriage …

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