Lecture: William Jaco: ”A Combinatorial Look at Topology: Classification of Surfaces
Come learn about surfaces in topology with Dr. William Jaco, the retired chair of the Mathematics Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Date: April 5, 2019 - April 5, 2019
Time: 1:24 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Location: Nursing 101
Hosted by the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
Several talks in April will recognize Math Awareness Month.
William Jaco — ”A Combinatorial Look at Topology: Classification of Surfaces”
Friday, April 5th from 1:25 to 2:10 p.m. in Nursing 101
Come learn about surfaces in topology with Dr. Jaco, the retired Chair of the Mathematics Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Jaco has an incredible list of credentials and will be a boon of knowledge to anyone who wishes to learn from him.
Kevin Hoyt — ”From Math Teacher to Crime Researcher”
Friday, April 5th from 2:30 to 3:25 p.m. in Nursing 101
Fisher's own Kevin Hoyt is here to talk about his career prep journey from high school to Fisher and into the work force as a Crime Research Specialist at the Rochester Police Department. Kevin's talk will be interesting to not only math/education majors, but also criminal justice majors. It can also help anyone who is undecided and is interested to see how someone's career changed over time with the choices they made in high school, college, and beyond.
Eric Loeb — ”Political Polling and Data Analysis”
Monday, April 15th from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in Golisano Gateway Midlevel
Come learn from using polls and statistics within the political field from Dr. Loeb, a past employee of the Department of Defense and current scientist for Data Robot. Dr. Loeb was also an employee for the Obama Administration. This talk will be interesting to any field, as statistics are increasingly important in every discipline. This should also be interesting to any political science, legal studies, and statistics major, as well as those looking to go into data science.