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About This Webinar

Have Math in your path: applying mathematics to real life situations

We can never escape math. We use it in our everyday lives, whether we realize it or not. Apart from its obvious utility—like quickly crunching numbers at a bar—math also allows us to think critically and innovatively, make better decisions and communicate with ease. Applied mathematics reproduces real-life events using mathematical formulas. By dealing with reality in abstract terms, we are able to simplify aspects of our complex world to focus on the results we want to achieve. In this session we will introduce some of the most important uses of applied mathematics, stressing their impact in our daily life. We will introduce and solve some related challenges that will help the students to understand the subtleties behind mathematical thinking.

Please note that the participation at this class requires basic knowledge in:
- Trigonometry
- Derivatives

About IE University

IE University is an international university with a practice-based approach that goes beyond the classroom walls. Based in Spain, IE University has an urban campus in Madrid and a historic and cultural campus in Segovia. Our programs are taught in English, though students will also have the opportunity to learn Spanish with their peers. The student body is made up of over 130 nationalities (75% of the student body is international), opening doors to exchange programs at one of our 200 partner universities around the world, as well as to a range of internships. These internships, plus IE Labs, are part of our programs, and allow students to gain real, hands-on work experience. Students can personalize their educational experience through electives and advanced seminars that complement their interests.

IE University offers a widely diverse range of programs that guarantee something for everyone, including: Business, International Relations, Law, Economics, Architecture, Design, Communications and Digital Media, Behavior and Social Sciences, Data and Business Analytics, Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE), Applied Mathematics; as well as dual-degree programs through which students will receive two undergraduate diplomas.

IE University ranks among the top 25 universities for global employability and rests upon the pillars of innovation, entrepreneurship, academic rigor, and the humanities.

When: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 · 11:00:00 AM · London
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Who can attend? Anyone with the event link can attend
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Miguel Vaquero received his Licenciatura and Master's degrees in mathematics from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain. He moved to Madrid to get his PhD in applied mathematics from ICMAT, publishing in reputed journals in the field and spending time abroad visiting universities in North America. In 2017 he joined the research group of J. Cortés at the University of California, San Diego in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. Since 2021 Miguel Vaquero has been a full time faculty member at IE University. His recent research efforts focus mainly on the design of new algorithms able to cope with challenging problems from physics and engineering using techniques from dynamical systems and optimization in a data-driven fashion.