Math Lunch Talk

Math Lunch Talk - What Does a Math Major Do What What you can tell your Family and Friends about your Major Overview Overview What can I do in

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What Does a Math Major Do? What Does a Math Major Do? What you can tell your Family and Friends about your Major
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Overview Overview What can I do in industry? Cool applications Why do they hire math people? Background and skills Where are these jobs? Where do Carroll grads go? Math at Carroll Courses and opportunities
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Applications of Math in Industry Applications of Math in Industry Wavelets in the analysis of brain processes Brownian motion in modeling “limit” orders for financial products Representation and manipulation of complex geometry in computer-aided design of aircraft Analysis and modeling in turbulence studies and global warming Modeling of satellites and algorithms for centimeter-accurate orbit determination
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More Applications More Applications Developing numerical methods for analysis of regurgitative flow in heart valves, spinal anesthetic fluid migration, and thermal increases in a growing fetus Modeling accretion disk around a black hole Matrix algebra optimization of managed investment portfolios Algorithms for optimization of transportation systems
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More Applications More Applications Systems of differential equations to model patient’s response to chemotherapy treatments Complex dynamical systems analysis of power grid failures Bayesian spam filters for e-mail Kalman filters for atmospheric and oceanic modeling Eigenface analysis for face recognition and classification
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How Do Mathematicians Do How Do Mathematicians Do Their Work? Their Work?
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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Math Lunch Talk - What Does a Math Major Do What What you can tell your Family and Friends about your Major Overview Overview What can I do in

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