Join the UNO Teacher Education Department and the Center for Faculty Excellence in welcoming Dr. Mehran Sahami from Stanford University to talk about how math can help you make better decisions. This engaging and accessible talk will help you understand why math is useful and awesome and not scary.
Dr. Sahami's talk will take place April 15 from 4 P.M. - 5 P.M. in Roskens Hall, room 010A.
About Dr. Mehran Sahami
Dr. Mehran Sahami, is a professor of computer science and the Robert and Ruth Halperin University Fellow in Undergraduate Education at Stanford University. His research interests include computer science education, machine learning, and information retrieval on the internet. An award-winning instructor, he enjoys teaching a variety of courses in computer science, including Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change; Introduction to Probability for Computer Scientists; and Programming Methodology, one of the largest classes at Stanford with more than 600 students.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.