These are the show notes for episode 46 of the Travels in a Mathematical World Podcast. 46 is the number of human chromosomes. More about 46 from Number Gossip.

Prof Frank Kelly, Master of Christ’s College Cambridge, talks about his career researching random processes, networks and optimization both within the University of Cambridge and through corporate collaboration. You can find out a lot more on Frank Kelly’s website.

This recording was made live during the panel discussion at the Young Researchers in Mathematics 2009 Conference at the University of Cambridge. Find out more about future events at the Young Researchers in Mathematics website. You can watch the whole panel discussion, including an extended question & answer session as “Where has maths taken you?“

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