Media Relations

Press Release:

MEDIA CONTACT: Paige Garrido
561-297-3911, pgarrido@fau.edu

FAU to Host International Math Conference

BOCA RATON, FL (September 26, 2012) – Florida Atlantic University will host an international group of mathematicians at the Group Theory, Combinatorics and Computing Conference at the Holiday Inn Highland Beach, 2809 S. Ocean Boulevard, Wednesday, October 3 through Monday, October 8.  The registration fee for attendees is $200, and students may attend for $100.

Daniela Nikolova-Popova, Ph.D., an instructor of mathematical sciences at FAU, has been working in collaboration with the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications (ICA) and the Davimos Family Foundation to organize the event. The group expects to host scientists from around the world including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the U.K., Germany, Russia, Italy, South Africa, Poland, Greece and Bulgaria. The conference will feature one-hour invited lectures and a special session will focus on women’s careers in mathematics, and another session will be dedicated to young researchers.

Popova has been working in collaboration with the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications (ICA) and the Davimos Family Foundation to organize the event.  The group expects to host scientists from around the world including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the U.K., Germany, Russia, Italy, South Africa, Poland, Greece and Bulgaria. The conference will feature one-hour invited lectures and a special session will focus on women’s careers in mathematics, and another session will be dedicated to young researchers.

Brenda Claiborne, Ph.D., FAU provost, is scheduled to discuss women scientists and issues related to including women in research studies at the conference in her presentation, “Gender Issues in Research” on Friday, October 5 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information please visit www.math.fau.edu/gtcc or contact Daniela Nikolova-Popova at 561-297-1342 or dpopova@fau.edu.

-FAU-

About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

Privacy Policy | University Regulations and Policies | Emergency Information | Get Help | Contact Us

An Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution
© Copyright 2014. Florida Atlantic University.
Boca Raton Campus Danie Beach Campus Davie Campus Fort Lauderdale Campus Harbor Branch Campus Jupiter Campus Treasure Campus
 Last Modified 9/27/12