Webinar on the Mathematics in the Panama Canal

The Webinar on the Mathematics in the Panama Canal took place on Thursday, October 8th, 2020 from 2 pm until 3 pm, with Ilya de Marotta, Sub-administrator of the Panama Canal, as our invited speaker. This virtual event was free and open to the general public.

The invited speaker gave an overview of how mathematics is used in the Panama Canal in finance, engineering, navigation, meteorology, electricity, marketing, reforestation, audiovisual production, operation of chutes, health and security. Ilya de Marotta also explained how the current situation of the pandemic has impacted the Panama Canal.