Dr. Donald G. Saari
The Mathematics Department at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce Dr. Donald Saari as a 2013 PASSHEMA Annual Conference Keynote Speaker. Dr. Saari is a Distinguished Professor at the University of California Irvine and the Director of the Institute for Mathematical Behavior Sciences. He is an internationally acclaimed speaker on Voting Theory in Mathematics and Choice Theory in Economics. On Friday night of the conference, Dr. Saari will speak to a general audience on "Making Math Real!" On Saturday he will speak to a more specialized crowd in addressing "Mathematics and the Dark Matter Mystery from Astronomy."
Dr. Kay Somers
The Mathematics Department at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce Dr. Kay Somers as a 2013 PASSHEMA Annual Conference Keynote Speaker. Dr. Somers is a Professor of Mathematics and department chair at Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Her mathematical interests include Operations Research and other areas of applied mathematics. Dr. Somers' visit comes with support from Wiley, publishers of her textbook Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen. On Saturday morning Dr. Somers will speak on "Quantitative Reasoning and Informed Citizenship: An Activity-Based Course for Non-Science Majors."
Dr. Miranda Teboh-Ewungkem
The Mathematics and Biology Departments at Clarion University of Pennsylvania are pleased to announce Dr. Miranda Teboh-Ewungkem as a joint 2013 PASSHEMA and CPUB Annual Conference Keynote Speaker. Dr. Teboh-Ewungkem is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Her mathematical interests involve the use of differential equations and statistical methods to model the dynamics and transmission of infectious diseases. On Saturday morning Dr. Teboh-Ewungkem will speak on "Modeling and Control of Malaria: The impact of the Anopheles mosquito lifestyle, feeding and reproductive habits". This lecture is being supported by the MBI Visiting Lecture Program.