Jennifer Newman, associate professor of mathematics, leads a project creating a database of mobile phone images to improve the detection of steganography, the act of hiding messages and information in images. Her work was recently featured in Link, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ alumni magazine.
A regular social hour is a time-honored tradition among mathematicians and the inspiration for the Thursday afternoon spread of snacks and sodas the math department offers undergraduates, a weekly chance to get to know each other and rub elbows with professors and graduate students.
Iowa State’s Department of Mathematics is offering a number of summer math courses as a great way to get a jump start on math pre-requisites or get more personalized attention on a math course. Summer classes held on campus have smaller class sizes than the same courses during the fall or spring semesters, making them … Continue reading Summer Math