Robeva to Speak at AAAS Annual Meeting

| February 9, 2009

Raina Robeva, professor and chair of the mathematics department at Sweet Briar College, will speak at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, to be held Feb. 12 through 16 in Chicago.

Former Vice President Al Gore also is on the program, along with scientists from all over the world. According to the AAAS Web site, the conference is the world’s largest for general science.

Robeva’s lecture is part of a 90-minute session, “Mathematical Biology, the New Frontier: Educating the Next Generation,” to be held on Friday morning, Feb. 13. Her talk, “Incorporating Discrete Math into the Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Curriculum,” relates to a National Science Foundation grant the College received last year.

For more information, visit the AAAS Web site or click here to read the abstract of Robeva’s lecture.

Category: Mathematical Science