A degree in math
The study of mathematics develops critical thinking skills that are useful in most occupations and in many other aspects of our lives. Quantitative and analytical critical thinking skills are the driving forces in almost all industries. Career opportunities abound for math majors—in data science, statistics, actuarial work (risk management), cryptography, operations research (decision-making), market analysis, financial management, public school teaching, and many other areas.
Getting to know Professor Kazuhiko Shinki
Professor Shinki's research interests are mathematical and applied statistics. Time series analysis has been the main theme of his work at the Bank of Japan and in his academic research. He also has collaborated with the medical school at UW-Madison and with the Michigan Department of Transportation. In addition to these areas, he is currently interested in statistics in sports and statistical learning.