High School & Sixth Form Students Tackle Real-World Issues with Math Modeling

High School & Sixth Form Students Tackle Real-World Issues with Math Modeling

MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge is a contest for high school juniors and seniors. The challenge has been around since 2006 and has been open...

Latest Members of the MathWorks Student Competitions Team!

In the past we have introduced new team members via blog posts (see parts 1, 2, and 3). Our team has continued to grow...

Paul Saylor, 1939-2020

My friend Paul Saylor passed away on November 7th. ContentsUniversity of IllinoisProfessorshipsNumerical relativityUniversity of IllinoisPaul retired...

Emulating a physical experiment of measuring M&M's

Jiro's Pick this week is M&M statistics by Lisa R. Thompson.A common challenge I hear from educators is how to conduct courses that involve...

Find Inspiration from Outside Your Zone

I don't know if you usually read MathWorks magazine, MathWorks News & Notes; I do. I find it inspiring, am amazed with our...

Adding a try/catch With Email Notification

One module of a large MATLAB project I maintain failed last night and caused the whole application to error-out. This is disappointing because it...

Why did lizards suddenly develop larger toes? Blame it on hurricanes. 2

2020 has been a record-setting year, and not in a good way. From COVID-19 to murder hornets in the US, these aren't the types...

Scraping Links from a List of Web Pages

My colleague Sherrie just asked me if I could extract the links from a specific set of pages, then store them in a spreadsheet....

All your (data)base are belong to us

Today I'd like to introduce first time blog contributor Tim Johns. Tim is a consultant in our UK office who has a wealth...