Professor breaks down math’s tie-in with sports

The Department of Mathematics will host professor Wayne Winston to talk about “Mathletics: The Intersection of Math and Sports,” which will be hosted at 3 p.m. on Wednesday inside the Science and Engineering Building 105.

Winston is a professor for Decision Sciences at the University of Indiana and is currently a visiting professor at the Bauer College of Business. He will discuss how mathematics ties in with sports such as baseball, football and basketball teams. He will also discuss the use of it in rating teams.

Winston received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from MIT and his Ph.D. in operations research from Yale.

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