Mathematics week on the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the UPV/EHU

  • BCAM collaborates in the commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the faculty that will include the celebration of various conferences and activities during the upcoming weeks

The Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of the Basque Country was founded in 1968 and celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The centre, which currently offers a total of 9 undergraduate degrees and a double degree, in addition to 12 master’s degrees and 6 of its own, has 788 teachers and researchers, 97 administration and services workers, 2,528 undergraduate students and 340 postgraduate students.

The events commemorating the faculty’s anniversary, in which the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics – BCAM collaborates, began in January and will continue until July, including a complete programme of activities by experts from different disciplines.

The ‘Mathematics Week’ (25-31 March) is currently being held, and will feature several conferences and activities for students and a very special event, which will take place on  April 2nd at the Bizkaia Aretoa and will be dedicated to dance: “Dance steps to the rhythm of mathematics”.

Among the events already held there was a round table on “Mathematical Experiences in Business” in which Josean Lekue, responsible for the medical services of Athletic Club, participated and presented the project in which the team collaborates with BCAM to prevent and manage player injuries using new technologies.

The complete programme of the anniversary is available on the poster of the event and on the UPV/EHU website.