Dr. Talea Mayo
Math, Models, and Hurricanes
Featured in: Weather The Storm (November 2020)
Current Role: Computational Mathematician, Assistant Professor at Emory University
- B.S. in Mathematics at Grambling State University
- M.S. and Ph.D in Computational and Applied Mathematics at University of Texas-Austin
Interests: math modeling, long distance running (especially half-mara
In our November 2020 – Weather The Storm box, Dr. Mayo describes how she is able to predict the behavior of hurricanes. She uses math, computer software, and past hurricane data to study storm surges. Her models help scientists, engineers, city managers, and many other professionals make informed decisions around hurricane preparation!
Check out taleamayo.com for more!
Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview
Check out our November 2020 – Weather The Storm box to see Dr. Mayo’s FULL interview!