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Archimedes in the 21 ST Century 23 Centuries of Influence on Mathematics, Engineering, and Science 31 May – 1 June 2013 Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

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Presenters themes friday may 31 st archimedes the pragmatic engineer moshe kam

Archimedes in the 21ST Century

23 Centuries of Influence on Mathematics, Engineering, and Science

31 May – 1 June 2013

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

A two-day World Conference focused on the enduring and continuing influence of Archimedes, 23 centuries after his lifetime.

Friday, May 31st– Applied researchers and academics from the broad ranges of mathematics, engineering, and science will discuss the many applications of Archimedes’ works, principles, and inventions in our modern world.

Saturday, June 1st– Short talks about the teaching of Archimedean principles, works, and inventions will be presented. Small-scale models of Archimedean-inspired machines and mechanisms will also be demonstrated to an audience (primarily) of educators from secondary schools and universities

Presenters & Themes

(Friday, May 31st)

Archimedes the Pragmatic Engineer

Moshe Kam

Drexel University ▪ Philadelphia, USA

Archimedes the Military Engineer

Larrie D. Ferreiro

Defense Acquisition University

Ft. Belvoir, USA

Archimedes the Geometer

Mamikon Mnatsakanian

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, USA

Archimedes the Mathematician

Sylvain Cappell

New York University ▪ New York, USA

Archimedes and Ship Design

Horst Nowacki

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Technische Universität ▪ Berlin, Germany

Archimedes Spheres

and Modern Planetaria

Michael T. Wright

Imperial College ▪ London, UK

Archimedes Screw

in the 21st Century

Dirk Nuernbergk

Ernst Abbe University of Applied Science

Jena, Germany

Archimedes and the

21st Century Imagination

Mary Jaeger

University of Oregon ▪ Eugene, USA

There will be no admission fee to attend this conference.

Pre-conference registration is required, however.

Register online at this site:

http://www.math.nyu.edu/~crorres/awc/conference_home.html

Funded in part by

and Math for America

Conference Chair: Chris Rorres ▪ University of Pennsylvania ▪ [email protected]


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