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Careers in Math

Careers in Math

A surprising variety of career opportunities are open to people with mathematical talent and training mathematics and computational science are utilized in almost every discipline of science, engineering, industry, and technology. Newapplication areas are discovered constantly and older techniques areapplied in new ways and in emerging fields. Industry relies on applied mathematics and computational science for the design and optimization of products such as aircraft, automobiles, textiles, computers, communication systems, and prescription drugs; processes such as supply chains, logistics, and scheduling; and a wide range of other products and services. Applied mathematics and computational science have become essential tools in the development of advances in science and technology. Innovative mathematical and computational techniques have become prevalent in areas such as the biological sciences,information technology, climatology, combustion and emission control, and finance and investment.Mathematical careers outside of academia rarely carry a simple title of "mathematician." The very idea of a career in mathematics has evolved and diversified and is often coupled with a...


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