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Wesley Math Senior Presents at EPaDEL Conference

Pictured (from left) are Nwogbaga and Miller at the conference

Pictured (from left) are Nwogbaga and Miller at the conference

Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga, Wesley College professor of mathematics, led and mentored Wesley math senior Rebecca Miller in presenting her honors thesis research work, “Math Modeling of the West Africa Ebola Outbreak” at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pa., on Oct. 25, 2014. Miller was awarded with a Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Certificate of Recognition at the culmination of her presentation.

Miller is also a Cannon Scholar under the National Science Foundation (NSF) S-STEM Cannon Scholar grant program (NSF DUE-1355554).

Nwogbaga also coordinated the regional Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDEL) Food for Thought Series and led the Food for Thought Series discussions on “Undergraduate Research” during the conference.

Travel for Nwogbaga and Miller to participate in the MAA-EPaDEL Conference was sponsored by the Delaware INBRE (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) program funded by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences – NIGMS at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the State of Delaware under grant number 8P20GM103446-14.