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Finnish professor to lecture April 9 on math modeling for oil industry

March 28, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture about the use of mathematical models to assess and analyze risk will be given Tuesday, April 9, at Montana State University.

Sakari (Sakke) Kuikka, a professor of fisheries sciences in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Helsinki, Finland, will speak at 4:10 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the MSU Strand Union Building. His lecture, titled "The Role of Science in Creating Best Practices for Oil Industry Activities: Modeling of Unseen Impacts," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, the College of Letters and Science and the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer are sponsoring this lecture.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or