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Menger Day 2019 Features Student Research, Guest Lecture

The Applied Mathematics Department hosted its 12th annual Menger Day celebration April 1. This year's guest lecturer was Xiao-Li Meng, Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, whose talk, entitled “How Small Are Our Big Data: Turning the 2016 Surprise into a 2020 Vision,” examined quality vs. quantity of big data.''

The day celebrations also recognized student acheivement, as well as showcased student research during a poster session.

  • Applied math students are recognized for their work at Menger Day
    Menger student awards
  • Xiao-Li Meng, Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, speaks at Menger Day
    Xiao-Li Meng, Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University,
  • Students explain their research at Menger Day poster session
    Menger Day poster session
  • Lightning talks allow applied math students to get mentoring advice at Menger Day
    Lightning talk
  • College of Science Associate Dean Robert Ellis speaks with a Menger Day guest
    Rob Ellis
  • Xiao-Li Meng, Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, views Illinois Tech student research during the Menger Day poster session
    Poster session
  • Student research is a feature at Menger Day
    student research
  • Applied Math Department Chair Chun Liu
    Liu