Within the scope of the Mathematics Days organized by the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Mathematics Club operating under the Social and Cultural Activities Directorate worldwide renowned mathematician Arran Fernandez came together with EMU students on Monday the 9th of April 2018 at the Arts and Sciences Faculty Amphitheatre. At “The Career of a Genius” seminar which commenced at 11:30 Fernandez stated that he is very happy to be at EMU before going on to touch upon his education.
Fernandez indicated that he received home education and that he never went to school as a child stating that the first education institution he registered to was Cambridge University at the age of 15. In 2001 at the tender age of five he received the highest grade in a mathematics exam and he received an A+ at GCSE Mathematics at the age of seven. Touching upon the education he received and how he got accepted to Cambridge University, Fernandez provided advice regarding what students should be careful about during their education.
Present at the event which drew a large attendance were EMU Vice Rector for Financial Affairs Prof. Dr. Sevin Uğural, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Özarslan and many members of academic staff. At the end of the seminar, Fernandez was presented a plaque of appreciation by Mathematics Club President Benal Cicibaba.
He Will Also Be Meeting With High School Students
Fernandez will also be meeting with high school students within the scope of the 24th High School Mathematics Competition organized by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Mathematics Department. He will be delivering the presentation titled “The Career of a Genius” at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy Hall at 14:30 on the 12th of April 2018.
Fernandez is also preparing to be at EMU in the Fall Term of the 2018-2019 Academic Year where he will be doing a postdoctoral on “Fractural Digit Analysis” along with EMU Arts and Sciences Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Özarslan.