Anna Nagurney2017-10-12T20:47:44+00:00

Anna Nagurney

Network Systems Mathematician

“Math is like a sport — the more you use your muscles, the better you get at it.”

Career Highlights
  • Professor in the Department of Operations and Information Management in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Specializes in network systems to optimize real-world solutions and improve efficiency
  • Founded The Virtual Center for Supernetworks, an academic facility dedicated to advancing knowledge about large-scale networks
  • Inspired by a teacher growing up who believed in her and instilled in her confidence that gave her strength

STEM Gems Club

Is a career as a Network Systems Mathematician in your future? Have you ever wondered how relief organizations like the Red Cross organize resources for recover after hurricanes, wildfires, and other natural disasters? STEM Gem Anna Nagurney fell in love with network systems because of its applications, especially optimization. Read her story and digest. Watch one of her videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.