Summer School for Women in Mathematics and Statistics 2019

The summer school is intended for women students studying in first year B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree and having Mathematics as one of the major subjects/courses, during the academic year 2018-19. Over a period of two weeks, the school aimed at helping students gain broader exposure to problem solving skills in mathematics and statistics at the first year undergraduate level.

Due to logistics reasons the school could only accommodate limited number undergraduate students and is open for selected participants only.

This blog is an archive for the worksheets given out during the entire school and links to all the popular science talks.

DAY 1 May 13th, 2019

9:30-10:50: Shifts and Expansions

11:20-12:40: Curve Sketching -I

Curve Sketching -II

15:45-16:45:Popular Science Talk 1: The number `e’ by Tanvi Jain

17:00-18:00:Popular Science Talk 2: Stem Cells and the Future of Medicine by Maneesha Inamdar

20:30-21:30: Night Homework

DAY 2 May 14th, 2019

9:30-10:50: Linear Systems

11:20-12:40: Inverse, Linear Independence

2:00-3:20:Column Space, Row Space, Null Space and Basis

15:45-16:45:Popular Science Talk 1: Algebra and Geometry in Perspective by Suresh Nayak

17:00-18:00:Popular Science Talk 2: Theoretically Speaking: why and the how of efficient computation

20:30-21:30: Night Homework

DAY 3 May 15th, 2019

9:30-10:50: Level Curves

11:20-12:40: Partial Derivatives


15:45-16:45:Popular Science Talk 1: From crickets to elephants: The behavioural ecology of animal acoustic communication by Rohini Balakrishnan

17:00-18:00:Popular Science Talk 2: Program: Gender, Technology and STEM by Megha Patnaik

20:30-21:30: Night Homework

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