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Applied Mathematics to Host Menger Day on April 1

Karl Menger taught mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology from 1946 to 1971. Considered one of the great mathematicians of the twentieth century, he inspired countless students. Join the Department of Applied Mathematics on Monday, April 1, on Illinois Tech’s Mies Campus as we commemorate his life with the 12th annual Menger Day academic celebration. Xiao-Li Meng, Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, is this year’s featured lecturer. He is scheduled to deliver “How Small Are Our Big Data: Turning the 2016 Surprise into a 2020 Vision,” examining the quality of big data versus its quantity. The featured lecture will be held at 6 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, click here