Mili Shah, Ph.D.
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Mili Shah, Ph.D., has taught applied and computational mathematics at Loyola since 2007. She served as the principal investigator on a National Science Foundation S-STEM grant that provides academically talented students with scholarships to study in the computer science, physics, mathematics and statistics (CPaMS) departments at Loyola through the CPaMS Scholars Program, which affords two cohorts of students the opportunity to receive a rigorous liberal arts education with a focus on interdisciplinary science. A guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Dr. Shah received her Ph.D. from the Computational and Applied Mathematics Department at Rice University. She has been engaged in scholarly research since 2009 with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on robotics in the Manipulation and Mobility Systems Group, a division of the Intelligent Systems Division lab, analyzing and creating metrics that describe how well a robot is able to locate an object.
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I try to embody cura personalis with my research, my teaching, and my outreach. I think it’s great to bring my research into the classroom so that students can see the cool things they can do with mathematics.