Talk: Mathematics and other career paths.
September 3, 2019 by Vishnupriya
16th February, 2019: At Belpahar English Medium School (Belpahar, India), a talk titled “Mathematics and other career paths” was organized. The purpose of this talk was to expose students of grade 11-science stream (age 16-17) to the various career paths available, especially encouraging them to pursue the pure sciences. The talk began with a few slides on the Hemachandra-Fibonacci sequence and how this lead to the speaker choosing mathematics as her career. Some interesting current research problems in Math, Biology and Artificial Intelligence were also discussed.
Post written by Vishnupriya
Vishnupriya Anupindi (Vishnu) is a PhD student of mathematics at RICAM, Linz (Austria). She holds a master's degree with a specialization in number theory from TU Kaiserslautern, Germany. She is very enthusiastic about teaching and science communication. She aspires to become a teacher who is passionate about her subject, interactive with the class and can take her students on a journey through the subject so that the questions addressed arise naturally. Apart from mathematics, she enjoys singing, star gazing, dancing and cooking. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org