The Future of Humanity is in the Hands of Math

 

Irene Fonseca was the first Portuguese to be named president of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Statements from Irene Fonseca and Rita Ferreira, Ph.D. in Mathematics by the Faculdade de Ciências of the Universidade de Lisboa and Carnegie Mellon University, in the scope of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, and Assistant Professor at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Read the Portuguese article at Diário Económico (January 1, 2012).