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This Saturday Dr. Dorin Andrica will continue exploring the Triangle Inequality.  For students who may have missed last week’s session he will begin with a brief review.

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290px-Triangle_inequality.svgThis Saturday we are very pleased to have as our returning speaker, Dr. Dorin Andrica.   He will share with us many applications of the Triangle Inequality which students will find useful on upcoming math contests.

Dorin Andrica received his Ph.D. in 1992 from “Babes-Bolyai” University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania; his thesis treated critical points and applications to the geometry of differentiable submanifolds. Professor Andrica has been chairman of the Department of Geometry at “Babes-Bolyai” since 1995. He has written and contributed to numerous mathematics textbooks, problem books, articles and scientific papers at various levels. He is an invited lecturer at university conferences around the world: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Turkey, and the USA. Dorin is a member of the Romanian Committee for the Mathematics Olympiad and is a member on the editorial boards of several international journals. Also, he is well known for his conjecture about consecutive primes called “Andrica’s Conjecture.” He has been a regular faculty member at the Canada–USA Mathcamps between 2001–2005 and at the AwesomeMath Summer Program (AMSP) since 2006. Related articles on this site.

Please note that this meeting will be held in ECSS 2.311.

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