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The Official News from the Mathematical Association of America has duly been updated below:
- : Team USA Earns Fourth Place in 2020 European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad - News
Washington, DC - Team USA earned fourth place in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), a challenging high school competition hosted annually to honor girls across the world who excel in mathematics. This year, the competition originally scheduled in the Netherlands was held virtually on April 15-21, 2020. In addition to the team’s placement, the following team members were also awarded for their individual performance:
- : Mathematical Association of America Announces the Winners of the Inaugural Maryam Mirzakhani AMC 10A Prize & Awards to Support Women in Mathematics - News
Washington, DC - Jessica Wan of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been named the first-ever Maryam Mirzakhani AMC 10A Prize winner for her performance on the 2020 Mathematical Association of America American Mathematics Competitions (MAA AMC) tenth-grade competition. Jessica achieved a perfect score of 150 on the AMC 10A, higher than any other female participant in the United States.
- : U.S. Team Earns Third Place at the Romanian Master of Mathematics - News
Washington, DC - The U.S. team earned third place at the Romanian Master of Mathematics (RMM) held in Bucharest, Romania from February 26 - March 2, 2020. The RMM is a challenging international high school mathematics competition that allows students to exchange mathematical ideas and engage in cross-cultural communication with other students from around the world.
- : Launching New Virtual Invitational International Math Competition - News
WASHINGTON, DC (July 13th, 2020) Debuting today is the Cyberspace Mathematical Competition (CMC). The MAA’s American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) and Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) have collaborated to offer a free and virtual invitational international contest for high school students.
- : Four Outstanding Teachers Honored with MAA’s 2020 Teaching Awards - News
WASHINGTON, DC (July 27th, 2020) Annually, the Mathematical Association of America honors teachers who are making an impact on STEM education with the Alder Awards and Dolciani Award. We are pleased to announce the 2020 Alder Award winners, Selenne Bañuelos, Kenneth M Monks, and Brandy Wiegers; and Dolciani Award winner, Henry Pollak.
Also the Official News from Science Daily has been added below:
- Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:23:13 +0000: Toward more energy efficient power converters - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers extend the mathematical approach called automatic differentiation from machine learning to the fitting of model parameters that describe the behavior of field-effect transistors. This allowed the parameters to be extracted up to 3.5 times faster compared with previous methods, which may lead to more sustainable microelectronics.
- Fri, 08 Oct 2021 14:57:16 +0000: Physics meets democracy in this modeling study - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
A study leverages concepts from physics to model how campaign strategies influence the opinions of an electorate in a two-party system.
- Mon, 04 Oct 2021 18:03:05 +0000: Calculating the path of cancer - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists are using a new mathematical tool to predict how combinations of genetic mutations cause different types of tumors.
- Mon, 04 Oct 2021 15:51:31 +0000: How apples get their shapes - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
How do apples grow that distinctive shape? Now, a team of mathematicians and physicists have used observations, lab experiments, theory and computation to understand the growth and form of the cusp of an apple.
- Tue, 28 Sep 2021 23:38:37 +0000: Great apes' consonant and vowel-like sounds travel over distance without losing meaning - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
Scientists have shown that orangutan call signals believed to be closest to the precursors to human language, travel through forest over long distances without losing their meaning. This throws into question the accepted mathematical model on the evolution of human speech.