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The Secret Lives of Mathematicians

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Speaker: Alyssa Gottshall, National Security Agency
Location: 2112 MSB
Start time: Wed, May 31 2017, 11:00AM

Mathematics can be more than just a subject in school, it can be a career. The government is the number one single employer of mathematicians in the country. Many of those mathematicians end up at the National Security Agency, where they find job careers in research, information assurance, and cryptanalysis. This talk will be an introduction to the roles of mathematicians at NSA, as well as basics of cryptography.

Refreshments will be provided.