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Mathematica in Engineering Education

Eligibility: UIC Faculty, UIC Staff, UIC Students, UIS Faculty, UIS Staff, UIS Students, UIUC Faculty and Staff and UIUC Students.
Mathematica in Engineering Education
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October 3, 2017 | 2-3:30pm or 3:30-5pm | DCL 2240




This workshop will show aspects of Mathematica that are useful for students to visualize concepts in undergraduate engineering courses. Faculty and students teaching courses will also learn how to author slideshows with nicely formatted text and formulas along with live calculations in the same environment. Researchers will see the basics of the programming language in Mathematica and useful ways to analyze data, create parallel programs (CPU or GPU hardware), and create models or simulations.

Specific focus will be given to the free-form input capabilities in Mathematica based on Wolfram|Alpha technology, creating simulations or models that show varying parameters in any type of calculation, creating publication-quality graphics, symbolic and numeric calculations, and new machine learning functionality.

The content is suitable for faculty, students, and researchers in any field in engineering.  Each attendee will receive an electronic copy of the examples to use as a guide for projects or course examples. The presentation portion is approximately one hour long with 30 minutes of Q&A following. No prior knowledge of Mathematica is required.



Speaker: Kelvin Mischo, Wolfram Research Certified Trainer
Kelvin Mischo is a Certified Mathematica Trainer at Wolfram Research and co-author of Hands-On Start to Wolfram Mathematica: and Programming with the Wolfram Language. He has given hundreds of technical seminars on Mathematica to universities, two-year colleges, and high schools over his 18 years with Wolfram Research.


Free access to Mathematica Online
Students, faculty and staff  of the University now have free access to Mathematica from any web browser with Mathematica Online. Even if you are unable to attend the seminar, you may request your own free Mathematica Online subscription by visiting Mathematica Online through WebStore.

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