Professor Mintchev gives invited PI Mu Epsilon talk at GWU

POSTED ON: April 6, 2018

Prof. Mintchev with GWU Pi Mu Epsilon Students

Prof. Mintchev with GWU Pi Mu Epsilon Students

Professor Mintchev gave an invited talk titled "A Friendly Introduction to Slow-fast Systems and their Importance in Mathematical Neuroscience" at the George Washington University Chapter of the Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society Lecture Series.  See the flyer with the abstract here.

Link to seminar announcement on the GW mathematics department website:

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