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  • June

    • Dimitrios Papadopoulos Receives Albert Herr Award

      Dimitrios Papadopoulos and Yun Yoo Receive Teaching Awards

      June 01, 2009

      Teaching Assistants Dimitrios Papadopoulos and Yun Yoo received teaching awards for the 2008-2009 Academic Year. Dimitrios Papadopoulos received the Al Herr Teaching Assistant Award and Yun Yoo received the Assistant Excellence Award. Dimitrios Papadopoulos was recognized at the End-of-Year Reception on June 10, 2009.

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  • May

    • Dean's Seminar Poster

      Dean's Seminar: "Inverse Problems: Determining the Equation from the Solution"

      May 29, 2009

      Speaker: Shari Moskow, Drexel University
      Date: June 3, 2009
      Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
      Place: Disque Hall, Room 109

      Abstract: Mathematicians and scientist are often looking for the solution to an equation. However, sometimes rather than solving the equation, scientists are working backwards from data to define the equation itself. This kind of inverse thinking shows up in areas like medical imaging, remote sensing, nondestructive testing, and many other areas of science. Specialists may be using this logic to find a tumor in a breast or to locate oil in a geoloical reserver. However, the smallest miscalculations in the acquired data can lead to large errors in defining the equation's parameters. Dr. Moskow will discuss the challenges facing scientist and mathematicians in solving these "inverse problems."

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