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Standing ovation for 61 years of work for MIT Maestro Gil Strang

MIT professor and renowned mathematician Gil Strang was recently honored with a standing ovation at the end of his 61 years of teaching equations. Strang received the ovation for his long tenure of teaching equations, a course he taught for 61 years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Strang has been teaching calculus and linear algebra for nearly 60 years, and has remained popular among students. His renowned lectures are still taught in classrooms around the world. During his lecture this weekend, Strang discussed the importance of equations in mathematics and science and went through a series of equations he used as examples. After his lecture, the auditorium gave him a standing ovation. He received the ovation from current and former students, faculty, and staff. Strang was moved by the appreciation, and thanked everyone for their support. Strang thanked the students for continuing to attend his lectures despite the difficult times that they are experiencing due to COVID-19. Strang has dedicated over six decades of teaching to MIT and his students, and will continue to teach equations even after his retirement.