Topic: "Lecture"

Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Features Moody Lecturer

September 22, 2014

Personal, Trachette Jackson

In an effort to change the face of cancer research, Trachette L. Jackson has built her career on collaborative study and educational activities that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. She combines mathematical modeling, numerical simulation and in vivo tumor vascularization experimentation to gain a deeper understanding of tumor growth and vascular structure at the molecular, […]

Moody Lecture Explores the Mathematics Behind Biologically Inspired Design

March 24, 2014

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Many natural systems have evolved to perform certain tasks—climbing, sensing, swimming—as perfectly as possible within the limits set by the laws of physics. This observation can be used both to guide engineering design and to gain insights into the form and function of biological systems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Anette (Peko) Hosoi explores these themes […]

Williams to Discuss Why Better Data Equals Better Health at TEDxClaremontColleges, Feb. 22

January 27, 2014

Talithia Williams

Temperature, blood pressure, heart rate—all are forms of data that can help us understand our bodies and recognize when something is going wrong, enabling our doctors to better diagnose us. Statistician and Harvey Mudd College mathematics Professor Talithia Williams discovered that by listening to her body and making note of her data, she became empowered. […]

Artist Activist to Present César Chávez Talk

March 15, 2013

Artist and educator Luis Genaro Garcia will present a public lecture and art demonstration Thursday, March 28 in celebration of César Chávez at Harvey Mudd College. Free and open to the public, the presentation will begin at noon in the Aviation Room of the Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons. Garcia’s talk, “Celebrating Community in the Classroom and […]