USF Faculty Changing the World: Mathematics
Brains over Brawn: Tackling Challenges in Big Data with Graph Algorithms
Assistant Professor David Uminsky, Mathematics
Thursday, September 26, 11.45am-12.30pm
Lo Schiavo Science Room 103
Major/Minor Fair 2013
Tuesday, October 22, 11.45am-12.45pm
Lo Schiavo Science Plaza (formerly Harney Plaza)
Come by our table! We'll be there to answer any questions you may have about the Mathematics major or minor; our exciting new B.S. in Data Science program; and more!
Wednesdays at 3.00pm, in CSI (outside Rm 209)
Bi-weekly Mathematics Colloquia talk -- now a 1-unit class, but all are welcome!
For schedule and abstracts, please visit the Colloquium page.
Wednesday, May 8: Math Tea, Career Panel, and Pizza Party!
Please join us for our last Math Tea of the semester, 3pm in HR 222.
Come to the Career Panel we're hosting in McLaren 252, from 4.00-5.30pm.
(Capped off with awards presentations, at the end.)
Keith Bailey has 18 years combined of
actuarial consulting experience at Milliman, Fidelity Investments, and
Buck Consultants, all in San Francisco. He became a fellow of the
Society of Actuaries in 2005.
Erik Lewis graduated with a Ph.D. in
applied mathematics from UCLA in 2012 where he worked closely with the
mathematical crime research group. Erik has returned to the Bay Area
where he works at Kontagent as a Customer Success Manager/Data
Lindsay MacGarva is a 2011 USF graduate
with a degree in mathematics. She is now completing her MA in education
at USF while teaching mathematics at Stuart Hall High School in San
Dimitri Skjorshammer graduated from
Harvey Mudd College in 2011 as a math major. He worked for a bit in
finance, got bored, and cofounded ClassPager to help teachers understand
students better. He is currently the CTO at ClassPager in San
Holly Toboni double majored in math and
mechanical engineering at Santa Clara University. She then received an
MS in statistics from the University of Maryland. Now Holly is senior
manager of customer analytics at Williams-Sonoma here in San Francisco.
Lastly, but not least, come to the pizza party!
Villa Romana: 731 Irving (betw. 8th & 9th Aves), 6.30pm.
Private room at the back of the restaurant. [map]
Analytics: New MS degree program
Beginning Fall 2012
Analytics is a rapidly growing field that combines applied math and computer science to drive business strategy. Even in a sluggish economy, opportunities in analytics have been growing rapidly, and students with the right skill set will be highly sought after and well compensated. A flyer with plenty more information is here.
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It's true... the USF Math Department is on Facebook.