Category: Teaching

On the Importance of Mathematical Models

Last month, our team won the DARPA Chikungunya Challenge. We were asked to predict the number of cases of Chikungunya observed in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) countries from the beginning of September 2014 till the end of February 2015. Our predictions were then scored against the actual numbers reported on the PAHO website. Points were also awarded for methodology, presentation,…

MATH 425A – Fall 2014

This Fall, I will be teaching Section 2 of MATH 425A: Real Analysis of One Variable. Our class will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 to 10:50 am in BIO W 210. Course website: http://math.arizona.edu/~lega/425/Fall14/425A.html Office hours: Joceline Lega: Mondays, 1-2:30 (in MATH 220); Wednesdays, 4:30-6 (in MATH 713) Scott Kaschner: Tuesdays, 11-12 (in MATH 220); Fridays, 8-9 and 12-1…