Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications

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Six Careers Where Mathematicians Make a Difference

Author: Sarah Williams


Imagine 6000 mathematicians traveling from every corner of the country to meet at a single destination. For four days and nights, they give presentations, hold meetings, reunite with friends, and interview each other for jobs.This is the scene each January at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), the largest annual conference for mathematics professors, practitioners, and students.

This article reports on presentations made by six mathematics professionals at the 2009 JMM, representing these organizations:

The National Security Agency

Applied Mathematics, Inc.

Metron Scientific Solutions

The Social Security Administration

RTI International

International City/County Management Association
©2009 by COMAP, Inc.
Consortium 96
4 pages

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