SIAM honors Professor Talitha Washington

Photo of Dr. Talitha Washington

In honor of Women’s History Month, SIAM is spotlighting female mathematicians throughout March. Dr. Talitha Washington is the inaugural Director of the Atlanta University Center Data Science Initiative, a Professor of Mathematics at Clark Atlanta University, and an affiliate faculty at Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College.  Dr. Washington was a VIGRE Research Associate in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University.

Dr. Washington’s research interests include the applications of differential equations to problems in biology and engineering; the development of nonstandard finite difference schemes to numerically solve dynamical systems; and computational and data sciences. She has special interest in STEM education policy including mathematics and social justice; STEM diversity; African Americans in STEM; effective strategies for teaching and learning mathematics; and curriculum design.

Read more about Dr. Washington in the rest of SIAM News' article honoring her for Women's History Month:  SIAM Washington