Where: Zoom webinar – easy to attend from anywhere.
When: Tuesdays each week starting January 11 through February 22, 2022, 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. EST.
Each two-hour session includes one hour of active teaching of skills and techniques, followed by one hour of guided, interactive and collaborative work on problems.
What: Students will progress through the essentials of math modeling and learning MATLAB in seven sessions of lively and relatable instruction by a combination of early career college faculty, grad students, and undergrad students – several of whom participated in M3 Challenge in high school!
|1||Jan 11||Overview of the math modeling process|
|2||Jan 18||Basic programming in MATLAB|
|3||Jan 25||Intro to data analysis using MATLAB and Excel|
|4||Feb 1||Models for disease spread, difference and differential equations|
|5||Feb 8||Probabilistic models|
|6||Feb 15||Introduction to regression and statistical ideas|
|7||Feb 22||Good writing practices for reports (and life)|
How: No cost to register or participate – all sessions funded through M3 Challenge.
MATLAB licenses for this series of sessions will be available on January 4. Registrants will receive a link in their registration confirmation email with directions for access to MATLAB Online.
Hosted by University of Utah – Department of Mathematics. Run in cooperation with MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge (M3 Challenge), a program of SIAM. Zoom sessions will be recorded and posted on the M3 Challenge YouTube playlist.
*Instructors have been vetted and background checked per University of Utah policies. All sessions will take place in the Zoom format and in educational setting with other students and proctors.