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Calculus: The Big Deal—Is It a Big Deal? with Dr. Keith Devlin

Calculus: The Big Deal—Is It a Big Deal?

Dr. Keith Devlin

Sunday, November 18, 2012

2:00 p.m.

New Venture Hall

$10.00/$5.00 for members


 
The what, why, and how on one humanity’s greatest inventions. 
 
About Dr. Keith Devlin
Dr. Keith Devlin is a co-founder and Executive Director of the university's H-STAR institute and a World Economic Forum Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. His current research is focused on the use of different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse audiences. He also works on the design of information/reasoning systems for intelligence analysis. Other research interests include: theory of information, models of reasoning, applications of mathematical techniques in the study of communication, and mathematical cognition. He has written 31 books, including the recently published The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution and over 80 published research articles. Recipient of the Pythagoras Prize, the Peano Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award. He is "The Math Guy" on National Public Radio. 
 
About Angie Coiro
Angie Coiro is an award-winning journalist  and interviewer. Her work has aired nationally on Mother Jones Radio on Air America, and on public radio. Locally she's known for her hosting work on Live From the Left Coast/The Angie Coiro Show; KQED's Friday Forum; KGO radio; and for many years of news and traffic reporting around the dial. She has a parallel career as a voiceover talent, with a long and varied resume. Angie is represented by JETalent in San Francisco.