## Insights from Geometry in Science and Engineering |

**Peter Spaeth**

GE Global Research

February 16, 2016

5:00PM

Bailey Hall 207

Refreshments will be served in Bailey Hall 204 4:45pm

Mathematics plays a fundamental role in our ability to draw non-obvious conclusions about the world around us. I will emphasize the part geometry plays in some examples from satellite motion planning and population dynamics. Along the way we will introduce symplectic geometry, a branch of mathematics and physics where 2-dimensional area is the fundamental concept.

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