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April 13, 2021

Why I love Linear Algebra, Part I | Margot Gerritsen, Stanford

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Margot Gerritsen, Professor at Stanford university hosts a workshop on ‘Linear Algebra: What Would We be Without It’ in which she explores the beauty and power of linear algebra, and discuss the most critical linear algebra concepts and algorithms used in data science.

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Co-Founder, WiDS Worldwide

Margot Gerritsen is a Professor at Stanford University and co-founder and co-director of WiDS Worldwide. Her expertise is in computational mathematics. She is particularly fond of computational fluid dynamics and linear algebra. Margot received her MS from TU Delft and her PhD from Stanford. Prior to her position at Stanford, she spent five years as a faculty member at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Margot was born and raised in the Netherlands and left the flat lands in 1990 in search of hillier and sunnier places. She still has her Dutch accent. She currently lives in the Oregon mountains with her partner Paul.