Mathematics Gives You Wings,
Professor Margot Gerritsen's Passion for computational applications
October 23, 2010 - Professor Margot Gerritsen illustrates how mathematics and computer modeling influence the
design of modern airplanes, yachts, trucks and cars. This lecture is offered as part of the Classes Without Quizzes
series at Stanford's 2010 Reunion Homecoming.
Margot Gerritsen, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering, with expertise in mathematical
and computational modeling of energy and fluid flow processes. She teaches courses in energy and the environment,
computational mathematics and computing at Stanford University.