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Richard Rusczyk and Art of Problem Solving

Richard Rusczyk
6:30 p.m. - September 7, 2017

MAA Carriage House

1781 Church St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

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Abstract: Art of Problem Solving founder, Richard Rusczyk, will deliver an exciting talk about math, problem solving, and education in the 21st Century. More specifically, this will be a TED-style presentation, which will center on the importance of a problem solving-centric math curriculum and how it can help our youth prepare for the rigors of top-tier universities and internationally-competitive careers.

Biography: Art of Problem Solving was founded by Richard Rusczyk in 2003 to create interactive educational opportunities for avid math students. Richard is the author or a co-author of 7 AoPS textbooks and a past Director of the USA Mathematical Talent Search. He was a participant in National MATHCOUNTS, a three-time participant in the Math Olympiad Summer Program, and a USA Mathematical Olympiad winner (1989). He received the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions Paul Erdös Award in 2014. He graduated from Princeton University in 1993, and worked as a bond trader for D.E. Shaw & Company for four years. AoPS marks Richard's return to his vocation - educating motivated students.