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Understanding The World Through Math

Mathematician Po-Shen Loh on the solutions math offers during a crisis

By Xie Yi Updated Jun.10

Po-Shen Loh, a math professor at Carnegie Mellon University and coach of the US International Math Olympiad team, believes mathematics can make the world a better place.

In an interview with NewsChina, Loh shares what prompted him to develop an app to trace Covid-19 exposure to help stop its spread and discusses the importance of basic math research and international educational exchange.