Happy Happy Pi Day – Happy Happy Pi Day
Another successful HOK Structure’s Pi day has come and nearly gone as I write this. As always it was an enjoyable event for all; we brought pie, we ate pie, we recited pi. This was the St. Louis Structural Engineering group’s sixth annual event to celebrate the mathematical constant pi, an irrational and transcendental number represented by the Greek letter “π”.
To celebrate, we hosted an event inviting colleagues in our office to bring in a pie and participate in a “Best In Show” pie contest (and of course to eat pie) in addition to hosting the “most recited digits of pi” contest. Winners were awarded with …
Math nerds around the world celebrated a little known, but widely growing holiday called Pi Day. The St. Louis Structures Group celebrated our 3rd Annual Pi Day on Monday, March 15.
This year’s events included two awards: 1 for the “Best In Show Pie”; 1 for the most recited digits of Pi.
Each recipient recieved a $30 gift card to Pi Pizzera in St. Louis courtesy of the Structures Group!
And the winners were:
Lemonade Pie by Jason Wandersee (of the Justice Group) (recipe below)!
111 digits (including the 3) – Yong Yu (of the Strurctures Group)(Erich Friesen from the Healthcare Group was a very …
HOK’s Structural Engineering group held its 2nd Annual Pi Day Celebration in the St. Louis office on Friday. To commemorate the mathematical day (3.14), they brought in tons of tasty pies to share with the entire office. The team also held a contest to see who could remember the most decimals of Pi.
According to Wikipedia, Pi or π is a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of any circle‘s circumference to its diameter in Euclidian space; this is the same value as the ratio of a circle’s area to the square of its radius. It is approximately equal to 3.14159 in the usual decimal …