Calculus: The Big Deal
Sunday, November 18, 2012, 2:00PM
The Tech Museum
November 18, 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Devlin's first lecture at The Tech Museum sold out, so get your tickets today.
Dr. Devlin returns to The Tech to discuss "Calculus: The Big Deal -- Is It a Big Deal?". Get the what, why, and how on one humanity's greatest inventions.
Dr. Keith Devlin is a co-founder and Executive Director of the university's H-STAR institute and a World Economic Forum Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His current research is focused on the use of different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse audiences. He also works on the design of information/reasoning systems for intelligence analysis. Other research interests include: theory of information, models of reasoning, applications of mathematical techniques in the study of communication, and mathematical cognition. He has written 31 books, including the recently published The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution and over 80 published research articles. Recipient of the Pythagoras Prize, the Peano Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award. He is "The Math Guy" on National Public Radio.
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