Passion makes perfect

Po-Shen Loh and student Po-Shen Loh loves math. He doesn't say that outright, but he doesn't have to, either.
His first brush with the Math Olympiads was in 1994, when he was a sixth grader. That year, the International Math Olympiad was held in his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, and he read about it in the local paper. A team of six from the U.S. won, something that wouldn't happen again until 2015 -- by which time Loh was serving as its coach.
The International Math Olympiad started in 1959, with ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=139149&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=clickThis is an NSF News item.