2018 Mathematical and Computational Sciences Showcase for alumni, postgraduate students and friends Event as iCalendar

22 September 2018

2 - 5:30pm

Venue: Building 303

Location: City Campus, 38 Princes Street, Auckland

Host: Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics

Cost: Free

Contact info: If you have any questions about the event please contact Karren Maltseva

Contact email: k.maltseva@auckland.ac.nz

Website: Please register for this free event

2018 Mathematical and Computational Sciences Showcase for alumni, postgraduate students and friends

Discover how the work of our researchers and students is having a direct effect on our changing society.

At the annual Mathematical and Computational Sciences Alumni and Postgraduate Showcase, you'll see the relevance and impact of mathematics and statistics in our modern world, and hear about the directions the Department of Computer Science is taking to remain the top computer science department in New Zealand.  

This half day showcase gives you the opportunity to:

  • revisit the departments
  • see the newly opened Science building
  • listen to presentations from leading researchers 
  • talk with PhD students and lecturers about their research
  • Catch up with fellow alumni

 

Programme

2.00 pm

Registration, afternoon tea refreshments

 

Basement Floor, Science Centre Building 303,

38 Princes St Entry

2.15 pm - 4 pm

 

Demos, poster displays and guided tours of Computer Science museum.


Tours will depart at 2.15pm and 3pm.

 

Basement Floor, Science Centre Building 303

 

 

2.15 pm –  2.55 pm

 

 

Statistics Presentations – 10 mins each

Assoc Prof Simon Harris -  "Population models: Escape to Rangitoto”

 

Dr Ben Stevenson -  “Understanding animal populations via passive acoustics”

 

Anna Fergusson - “Postcard perfect? Using social media data to explore photos of the Eiffel Tower”

 

Basement Floor B05

 

3.00 pm – 3.40 pm

 

 

 

Mathematics Presentations – 20 mins each

 

Dr Jeroen Schillewaert - “Exceptional symmetries and their applications”

 

Professor Bernd Krauskopf – “Dynamics of aircraft on the ground” 

 

Basement Floor B05

 

3.45 pm – 4.30 pm

 

 

 

 

Computer Science Presentations – 20 mins each

 

 Professor Cris Calude  –  “The road to quantum supremacy ”

 

Assoc Prof Ian Watson – “The ethics of AI”

 

 

Basement Floor B05

 

 

4.30 pm  – 5.30pm

 

Drinks and Nibbles

 

Basement Floor, Science Centre Building 303