You are invited - An informal discussion on Mathematical Careers in Industry

You are invited to an informal discussion about mathematical careers in industry, and why industry needs professional mathematicians, with Dr. Bruce Shepherd on Monday, February 1 from 2:30 to 3:30 in DTB A104.  Cookies and fruit will be provided.  You are encouraged to bring your own beverage. 

Dr. Shepherd is a UVic Alumnus (BSc 1986), and this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award in the Faculty of Science.  His career includes employment at Bell Labs / Lucent Technologies, the London School of Economics, and McGill University,  and an extended research visit at Microsoft.  He has completed consulting projects with various companies including Canadian Pacific, Rio Tinto, British Telecom and Reuters, and is the holder of a number of patents.