About the Author

Padmanabhan Seshaiyer

Padmanabhan Seshaiyer is a professor of mathematical sciences and the associate dean for the College of Science at George Mason University. He is also chair of the SIAM Diversity Advisory Committee. He has developed a course titled DICE: Design Thinking, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship in STEM, which has helped foster student and teacher interest in solving global challenges using STEM tools.