To say that our society is shaped by the actions of individuals and institutions may seem obvious, but how could one quantify the prevalence and importance of such actions on society? This is the question …

Republished from OUPblog. Mathematics is more than the memorization and application of various rules. Although the language of mathematics can be intimidating, the concepts themselves are built into everyday life. In the following excerpt from A …

By Aaron Hagström originally published on SIAM News The term “engineering mathematics” comes from an era when physics, mechanics, and mathematics were more closely tied together. With the dawn of high-powered computing, larger data sets, and new …

Originally published on SIAM News by Francesco Alderisio and Mario di Bernardo An important open problem in human behaviour is the understanding of how coordination emerges in human ensembles. Researchers have seldom studied this problem quantitatively in existing literature, …