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Author:Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Description: Examples of questions addressed by applied mathematics -- whether genetic engineering, designer drugs, diesel engines, digital TV, financial markets, paper mills, electric power, insurance rates, inflation statistics, computer chips, compact disks, credit cards, car doors, or circuit boards, mathematics is everywhere in modern business and industry. Contents include: Applied Mathematicians and Computational Scientists; The Industrial Environment; What Employers Expect; Preparing for Industrial Employment; and Profiles in Mathematics. See, in particular, SIAM's primer Thinking of a Career in Applied Mathematics?

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Professional Associations/Societies
Math Topics: Probability, Engineering
Math Ed Topics: Job Placement/Job Market

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