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Math vs. COVID-19

Wednesday, August 26 at 6:30 pm ET (New York)

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted daily life across the globe.  What does a biological phenomenon have to do with math?  Quite a lot, as it turns out.  One uniquely devastating characteristic of COVID-19 is that it transmits before symptoms appear.  To fight this, the concept of “contact tracing" has become part of common conversation, as a standard method of fighting contagious disease.  Mathematically, this is based on graph theory and probability.  Join Carnegie Mellon math professor Po-Shen Loh, creator of NOVID (a COVID-19 app capable of measuring distance with sub-meter accuracy), as he introduces ideas from these branches of math and discusses COVID-19 through a mathematical lens.

This online event is appropriate for adults and students in middle school and older.

Po-Shen Loh is a math professor at Carnegie Mellon University, founder of the free personalized learning platform expii.com, and the national coach of the USA International Mathematical Olympiad team.  

This is a live-streamed event.  Occasional video recordings are made available for a fee at videos.momath.org.

When
August 26, 2020 6:30 pm   through   8:00 pm
Location
MoMath Online
NY
United States
Contact
Phone: 212-542-0566
Email:
Event Fee(s)
Registration
Free registration (while supplies last) $ 0.00
$15 donation to support families in need $ 15.00

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