Tenth Math Webinar in English

The tenth Math Webinar in English took place on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 from 5 pm until 6 pm with Dr. Suzanne L. Weekes, Executive Director of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), as our invited speaker. This virtual event was free and open to the general public.

In this tenth Math Webinar in English, Dr. Suzanne L. Weekes presented on “What is Math Good For?” The speaker explained that mathematics is used to design automobiles and aircrafts, to create computer animations, to understand the spread of diseases, to bring architectural design to reality, to predict climate, to manage a business well, to make flight schedules, to design efficient water purification systems, to develop a sports team’s winning strategy, to predict what movies you might like, and much more. This virtual event was co-organized by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).