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Fall 2017 Career Lecture Series

About the Applied Math Career Lectures

In general, speakers talk about what they do, how they got there, how they use mathematics in their professions and provide advice for students. And sometimes speakers have job opportunities, so bring a resume.

Who is Invited?

All students, faculty, staff and guests. Parking arrangements for guests can be made if necessary. Typically, we have between 20-40 people in the audience so arrive early for a good seat.

When Are the Lectures?

All lectures will be in Beatty 418 on the following Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.


Contact Amanda Hattaway at 617-989-4368,

Need an Accomodation?

The Department of Applied Math is committed to providing a welcoming, inviting, and user-friendly experience for all attendees. Any individuals who require disability related accommodations to ensure full and equal participation should contact Amanda Hattaway contact at 617-989-4368,

Fall 2017 Lectures

9 /19 at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418 - What is Software Quality Assurance at a Catastrophe Modelling Company? 

  • Seth Goldish (BSAM class of 2016) AIR Worldwide

9/26 at 3:30  pm in Beatty 418 - Research Experiences for Undergraduates --current students 

  • Chris Joanis, Sam Entner, and others

10/3  at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418 - What is a SQL Developer? 

  • Casey Leab (BCOT class of 2012) Arrowstreet Capital

10/17 at 3:30 pm   in Beatty 418  - What is a Data Scientist? 

  • Dr. Dan Martin, McKinsey and Company

10/24 at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418  - What is Cloud Computing and Mapping Technology?  

  • Dr. Liz Borowsky, Akamai

10/31 at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418 - MIT Lincoln Labs and Careers

  • Dr. Lori Layne, MIT Lincoln LAbs

11/7 at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418 - Problem Solving Consulting

  • Dr. Jamey Moeser, Ab Initio

11/14 at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418 - What is a Data Scientist Again?

  • Chris Teixeira, MITRE

11/21 at 3:30 pm in Beatty 418 - How is Statistics and Planning Involved in the Power Grid?

  • Charles Underhill (Town of Danvers) and Jimmy Yee (WIT student)