Lecture of dr. Jernej Barbič: Mathematics in movies, medicine and aviation
Nov 02, 2011
from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technologies (UP FAMNIT) and Primorska Institute of Natural Sciences and Technology (UP PINT),
to the lecture
of dr. Jernej Barbič
Mathematics in movies, medicine and aviation
Theatre of Koper (Gledališče Koper), 2.11.2011 at 2 pm.
Dr. Jernej Barbič after getting a degree at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics (University of Ljubljana) continued his studies at Carnegie Mellon University in USA. He was chosen for professor of Computer sciences University of South California (Los Angeles, USA). He deals with areas of interactive simulation, numeric Mathematics, computerg graphics, optimization and physical modeling. The reputable American magazine MIT Technology Review has classified the Slovenian scientist among 35 most successful inovators, younger than 35 years, which is one of the most appreciated American awards. Dr. Barbič received it for achievements in computer graphics that have use value in movie industry.
He published more about his work on his website http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~jbarbic/, and in Slovenia a lot of attention was given to his letter in which he gave his views on Slovenian school system from the point of view of Slovene professor abroad: http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~jbarbic/barbic-visoko-solstvo-2010.pdf.