LAHORE: An international conference on nonlinear analysis and its applications in mathematical sciences and other related fields kicked off at a local hotel to talk about theoretical as well as practical aspects of applications.
The conference was being held by University of Management and Technology’s Centre for Mathematics and its Applications (CMAP). A good number of internationally-known speakers, scholars and experts from around the world were attending the event.
For students, mathematics as a way of thinking
UMT Rector Dr Muhammad Aslam welcomed the participants and said that the conference was very important as it revolved around a theme that was applicable in many fields of life. He said that expertise in mathematics could be helpful for students doing research in higher education.
In his address, UMT Director General Abid HK Shirwani said that one of the key reasons of the progress of developed countries was research in mathematics and putting it into practice. He also cited the example of China that was a rising powerful economy of the world and said the secret of its progress was mathematical applications applied in modern technology.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 17th, 2017.
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