Sci-Minds web Series: Webinar on Mathematical Modeling and Number Theory – Don Bosco College of Engineering

On the birth anniversary of the Indian mathematical genius Shrinivas Ramanujan, Dept of Science and Humanities of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda in association with R & D cell organized its first Sci-Minds web series on Mathematical Modeling and Number Theory on December 22, 2020 at 10am to 1pm using Google meet and live you tube link.

Prof. Vaishali Parakhi welcomed the participants and Dr. Kala Nayak shared her views on the webinar.

The speakers of the event were :

  • Dr.Venugopal,Professor of Mathematics in Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Sri Sathya Sai University for Human Excellence, Kalburagi, Karnataka.
  • Dr Himadri Mukherjee , Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, Goa Campus.
  • Dr.T.Venugopal spoke about how a real life problems can be solved by using Mathematical Modeling. He gave the participants various examples like: algebraic modeling, Decision problems, Transportation problem etc. He also spoke about Graph coloring and Mathematical optimization. He explained modeling and optimization problems in operation research with Microsoft Exel and solver.

    Dr Himadri Mukherjee spoke about continued fractions (Ramanujan’s stairway to infinity) He discussed an interesting puzzle and its solution with the participants. He also shared some anecdotes of Shrinivas Ramanujan.