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Education Outreach Students Win National Awards

Deepak Kulkarni is serving as coach to a group of elementary school students participating in the national math problem solving contest: U.S. Math Kangaroo Competition. In this year’s competition, five of his students won top national awards.

BACKGROUND: The creative problem solving approach Deepak Kulkarni teaches is based on insights gained from his Artificial Intelligence (AI) work in computational models of discovery.

The Math Kangaroo mission is to encourage students to master their mathematical knowledge, give them confidence in their ability for comprehending mathematics, help them understand how mathematics applies in nature's laws and human activities, develop their ability to derive pleasure and satisfaction through intellectual life, and show that mathematical education is significant in every part of the world.

Contact: Deepak Kulkarni

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