Western Carolina University will host its 37th Annual High School Mathematics Contest Thursday, March 29, with more than 500 of the region’s top high school and junior high school mathematics students competing.
A historian of mathematics who researched a Harvard professor’s role in discovering the planet Neptune will deliver the keynote address at the third annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Research Conference on the History of Mathematics at Western Carolina University on Saturday, March 31.
Della Fenster, associate professor of mathematics at the University of Richmond, will deliver the keynote address “Mathematics: A Question of History” at the second annual Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Research Conference on the History of Mathematics.
Western Carolina University student Christie Walters is the recipient of the 2005 Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award for the western region, presented by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Students and professors in Western Carolina University's computer science program will be involved in two collaborative research projects designed to increase access to a rapidly developing form of high performance computing known as “grid computing.”
A cluster computer developed in Western Carolina University’s department of mathematics and computer science was part of a worldwide demonstration of grid computing at SC 2003, the premier conference on supercomputing, held recently in Phoenix.
Erin K. McNelis, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at Western Carolina University, is the third faculty member to be accepted into Project NExT, a nationally competitive program for new professors who hold doctoral degrees in mathematics.