The Independent

NEIU Math Department Holds Pi Day Celebration

Victoria Hong, Writer

March 26, 2019

Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is about 3.14159 regardless of the size of the circle. Dr. Nabil Kahouadji explained that not only is pi a constant for all circles, but it is also an irrational a...

Brazilian professor presents a lecture and a new method for optimization, in NEIU

Luísa Soares, Writer

March 26, 2019

A professor from the University of São Paulo traveled thousands of miles and hours to NEIU to discuss mathematics theories with students, staff and other community members. On March 8, University of São Paulo professor, Felipe Pait, gave a presentation titled: "The Barycenter Method for Direct Optimization: An Overview, with A...

Barry Dayton demonstrating a math modeling technique at the open house.

Exploring Math in a New Way: Math Department Holds Annual Open House

November 6, 2018

NEIU students explored math courses during the annual mathematics department open house. Math majors and stu...

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