Student Talk Series: Kevin Wilson ’03, National Security Agency, April 9th in Olin 268 @ noon

Title: How a Mathematician Defeated the Enigma (and a pitch for doing math at NSA).


Have you ever wondered how the German Enigma cryptographic device was defeated in World War II? Come see how a mathematician helped shorten the war by two years, and learn some math and history along the way. You will also have the opportunity to learn about mathematical summer internships and careers at NSA.