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Sat, 27 Apr



Math Mysteries Unveiled - a Masterclass with Prof. Utpal Chattopadhyay

Discover the magic of math hidden in simple puzzles! Starting from middle school knowledge, learn about deep concepts like proof and truth!

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Math Mysteries Unveiled - a Masterclass with Prof. Utpal Chattopadhyay
Math Mysteries Unveiled - a Masterclass with Prof. Utpal Chattopadhyay

Time & Location

27 Apr 2024, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm IST



About the event

Hey there, math enthusiasts! 

Get ready for an epic journey into the fascinating world of puzzles and math mysteries with Prof. Utpal Chattopadhyay! 🎩🔍

Join us for an electrifying masterclass where we'll unravel the hidden mathematics behind seemingly simple puzzles. From mind-bending riddles to brain-teasing challenges, you'll discover the astonishing beauty of math using nothing but your middle school skills!

But that's not all! Dive deep into key mathematical concepts like proofs, proven results, and the quest for truth in mathematics. 🌟

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to ignite your passion for math and uncover the secrets that lie within! Sign up now and let the adventure begin! 🚀🔢

The discussion will only involve middle school level math knowledge but  familiarity with basic algebraic notation will be needed.

It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in your soul

- Sofya Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician who made noteworthy contributions to analysis, partial differential equations and mechanics.

About Utpal Chattopadhyay

Utpal is senior mentor and course designer at GenWise. His passion in life is "to firmly establish science as a wonderful culture in developing young minds."  Since 2010, Utpal has been teaching Advanced Physics to talented undergraduate students at the Indian Statistical Institute in Bangalore. 

He was one of the founders of Curiouscity Science Education, where he conducted numerous science sessions with middle school children. Utpal has been also been facilitating courses on Physics and Mathematics to gifted school students for the past several years.  Utpal has a bachelor's degree with honours in Physics from IIT Kharagpur (1st in his class), and a PhD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. 

His corporate/ professional work experience includes stints at Bell Labs and Motorola (where he was a Director). Post 2005, he cannot imagine life without a chalk and the blackboard!

Utpal has facilitated numerous programs for GenWise - across our year-round and summer programs - encompassing topics in Mathematics and the Sciences.

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