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Baylor Graduate Mike Hosea To Give March Lecture in Life Experiences in Mathematics Series

July 17, 2012

Dr. Mike Hosea will deliver the fourth annual Life Experiences in Mathematics lecture on Thursday, March 21, 2013. The title of his lecture is "Closing the Mathematical Software Deployment Gap with Automatic Code Generation". For further information, including the abstract for his talk, please visit

Mike Hosea
Mike Hosea

Mike is a numerical specialist with The MathWorks, the company that produces, among other important products, the software packages Matlab and Simulink. Mike graduated with his BS and MS degrees in mathematics from Baylor in, respectively, 1986 and 1988. In 1993, He earned his Ph.D. in numerical analysis from Southern Methodist University under the supervision of well-known numerical analyst Larry Shampine. Mike also earned another MS degree in Operations Research from SMU in 2004.

Prior to his present position at The MathWorks, where he has been since 2004, Mike had considerable experience in both academic and business positions. He was an actuarial assistant at Lewis & Ellis, Inc. From 1988-1992, Mike worked at Texas Instruments developing scheduling algorithms for semiconductor wafer fabs. He was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Northern Illinois University from 1993-1996 before returning to Texas Instruments from 1996-2004 as a Software Development Engineer, working on TI calculators and educational software. Mike was awarded two US Patents in connection with this work. He and his wife live in Natick, Massachusetts with their three children.

For further information on Mike's visit, and the abstract of his talk, please click on Life Experiences in Mathematics.