What can you do with a PHD?

Math meets industry

September 22 - 23, 2016


General Information

The goal is to bring together PhD students and faculty members from Norwegian Math departments with industry representatives for a unique blend of exciting events, including among others:

  • Keynote lectures highlighting challenges and success stories in collaboration between math and industry, both from an academic and industrial perspective.
  • A math career session, where math PhD students from all Norwegian universities have the chance to present themselves and their achievements to tentative employers from academia and industry.
  • Information on Norwegian and European funding opportunities for collaboration between math & industry.
  • A session on math education, to discuss a math curriculum meeting the societal and industrial challenges of the 21st century.
  • A partnering event of mathematicians and industry representatives.

A further highlight is a science slam for math PhD students moderated by Jo Røislien followed by a joint dinner.

  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU

  • Norwegian network of mathematics for Industry and Innovation, NorMathsIn

  • European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, ECMI