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WOUB Airs Navajo Math Circles on Nov. 2

Dr. Bob Klein was one of the Math Camp leaders in July 2014.

From WOUB Digital Despite the twisty, unpleasant feeling that the word “math” may summon inside you, it’s important to understand that math isn’t simply pages of multiplication tables or lines upon lines of pre-calculus. Math circles, initially developed by educational systems in European countries, are based on this understanding of […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Notable Alumni | Math Alum Comes Back to Talk about Careers in Insurance

Jake Robertson

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Jake Robertson ’13 Actuarial Science […]

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October 25, 2017 at 6:28 pmAlumni News

Math Alum Heads IT at Hanweck Associates in New York

Svetlana Kachintseva

Ohio University alum Svetlana Kachintseva ’95M.S. is Director of Technology Infrastructure at Hanweck Associates LLC in greater New York City. Connect with her on LinkedIn. Kachintseva earned an M.S. in Mathematics from the College of Arts & Sciences. “Hanweck is the leading provider of risk analytics as-a-service with our real-time, […]

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September 30, 2017 at 8:46 amAlumni

Algebra Seminar Features Joaquin Diaz-Boils of Ecuador

Joaquin Diaz-Boils

The algebra seminar this semester will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Morton 313. The speaker for the first seven weeks will be Professor Joaquin Diaz-Boils of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) , Quito, Ecuador. He will be dictating a CRA workshop sponsored by the Ohio […]

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August 2, 2017 at 5:15 pmEvents

Math Welcome New Assistant Professor, Marcel Bischoff

Dr. Marcel Bischoff

The Mathematics Department welcomes Dr. Marcel Bischoff, who starts as Assistant Professor this fall. His NSF-funded research involves finding models for symmetries in quantum field theory, which combines the principles of quantum physics and the theory of special relativity, with potential application for quantum computing. Most recently, he was a […]

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July 29, 2017 at 10:02 amUncategorized

Grad Student Presents Math Circle Problem at MathFest 2017

Rebin Muhammad

Ohio University Mathematics graduate student Rebin Muhammad contributed a paper to a session on  “My Favorite Math Circle Problem” at MathFest 2017, held July 26-29 in Chicago. Muhammad’s problem was “Islamic Geometric Pattern.” Abstract: An Islamic geometric pattern (IGP) is a 2D wallpaper that is created by using only a compass […]

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July 28, 2017 at 3:19 pmResearch

Klein Named Representative at Large to Mathematical Association of America Congress

Clockwise, from left: Ohio University students Chloe Farmer, Michele Post, Brittany Centorbi, and Josh Davis, as well as Associate Professor Bob Klein, center, examine an ancient math text during a special presentation at Alden Library on April 18, 2014. During the presentation, students enrolled in Professor Klein's History of Mathematics course viewed some of the centuries-old math manuscripts that are stored in the library's Special Collections section. Photo by Lauren Pond

Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics, was elected to the Mathematical Association of America Congress as one of six “representatives at large,” representing Teacher Education for a three-year term. Klein is serving as Interim Associate Dean at Ohio University Lancaster. “The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional […]

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July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pmNews