Room 206, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level

14-18 18+
10:15am - 11:00am

Safety Goggles Not Required: Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your Laptop

Computational modeling drives everything from making animation more art-directable, to experimenting with theories of cancer growth without getting dirty, to the design of materials later used in engineering. In a “laptop laboratory,” mathematicians can explore how information would travel through these “created” materials, tracing future applications and solving problems before they have even occurred in the science lab, let alone the everyday world.

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This presentation will be repeated from 2:00-2:45pm in Room 202b, Level 2.

Presented by:

Dr. Suzanne L. Weekes

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Suzanne L. Weekes is Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. Her interests are in mathematical and computer models that play a part in real world…