"There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not some day be applied to phenomena of the real world."

-Nikolai Lobachevsky

Elizabeth Munch is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University at Albany. Her research specializes in Applied Topology and Topological Data Analysis.

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Liz received her PhD from the Department of Mathematics at Duke University in May 2013. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications at the University of Minnesota for the 2013-2014 thematic year on applications of topology. She also holds a Master of Arts in Mathematics from Duke University, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Rochester, and a Bachelor of Music in Harp Performance from the Eastman School of Music.