The Centre for Informatics and Applied Optimisation (CIAO) extends an invitation to the annual Alex Rubinov Memorial Oration which will be held on Thursday 14 September 2017, 6.00pm in Y016 Lecture Theatre, Y Building Mt Helen Campus. This year’s speaker will be Professor John Croucher, AM FAustMS FRSA a Professor Statistics at Macquarie University, Sydney. The title of the presentation is “The Romance of Numbers.”
As with all good love stories, John has a fascination for maths and is captivated by everything it does. In this presentation he’ll share his passion with you, beginning with the way he was drawn into the world of mathematics. He will then discuss the intriguing lives of his two favourite contemporary mathematicians and offer some intriguing examples of how maths can be applied to some very practical problems. And the happy ever after ending?….A puzzle to solve of course!
The presentation is suitable for staff and students of the university as well as members of the community and secondary students. Following the presentation a light supper will be served.
RSVP your attendance to Helen Wade, 5327 6314 or h.wade[at]federation.edu.au for catering purposes.