MAA_2015_Math Fest

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08:45 - 08:55 Introducing the Pi-Base: An Interactive Encyclopedia of Topological Spaces Austin Mohr, Nebraska Wesleyan Unive

10:30 - 11:20 Recent Results Toward the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture Marriott Wardman Park, Salon 2/3 Manjul Bhargava

13:00 - 13:50 A Triangle Has Eight Vertices (But Only One Center) Richard Guy, University of Calgary

13:00 - 13:10 Bijections between Hyper m-ary Partitions Timothy B. Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Shannon R. Loc

13:00 - 13:15 3D Printed Catalan Wireframes: Designing with Mathematica, MeshLab, and TopMod Laura Taalman, James Madison Uni

13:00 - 13:15 Cracking the SafeCracker 40 Puzzle Brittany Shelton, Albright College Tyler VanBlargan, Albright College

13:00 - 13:15 Modeling from Calculus to Numerical Analysis (and Everything in Between) Meagan C. Herald, Virginia Military In

13:00 - 13:15 Teaching Calculus Using Movies and Television Shows Elana Reiser, St. Joseph's College

13:00 - 13:15 Teaching Students about Women and Mathematics: A Dialogue between Two Course Designers Sarah J. Greenwald, Appa

13:00 - 13:15 The Everyday Examples in Engineering (E3) Program in a Scientific Computing Course Mike Nicholas, Colorado Scho

13:00 - 13:20 Dr. Abdulalim A. Shabazz—Statistically Significant! Monica Jackson, American University

13:00 - 13:25 Can You Reconstruct a Tiger from Its Stripes? The Mathematical Reconstruction of a Medical Image Rachel Grothee

13:00 - 13:25 Histomorphometry-Based Modeling and Simulation of Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease Catherine Patterson, University

13:00 - 13:25 Ivor Grattan-Guinness (1941-2014) and his Contributions to the History of Analysis, Set Theory, and Applied Mat

13:00 - 13:25 Polynomials: An Exploration Joshua Cape, Johns Hopkins University

13:00 - 13:50 A Dozen Proofs that 1=2: An Accessible and Quirky Overview of Mathematics for K-12 Teachers and Their Students

13:00 - 13:50 A Triangle Has Eight Vertices (But Only One Center) Richard Guy, University of Calgary

13:00 - 14:20 Panel 9. Quantitative Literacy and Democracy Marriott Wardman Park, Delaware A

13:00 – 14:35 TCPS#14: Projects, Applications and Demonstrations to Enhance a Numerical Analysis or Computational Mathematic

13:00 - 14:50 Special Invited Session: The Geometry of Triangles Marriott Wardman Park, Salon 1

13:00 - 15:00 1. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Mathematics PART B Omni Shoreham Hotel, Hampton Room

13:00 - 15:00 6. Creating Flipped Learning Experiences in the College Mathematics Classroom Part B Omni Shoreham Hotel, Calv

13:00 – 15:15 TCPS#2: The Contributions of Women to Mathematics: 100 Years and Counting Part B Marriott Wardman Park, Washin

13:00 – 15:15 TCPS#5: Recreational Mathematics: New Problems and New Solutions Part B Marriott Wardman Park, Washington 1

13:00 – 15:25 TCPS#1: The History and Philosophy of Mathematics Part Q – Special Session in Memory of Ivor Grattan-Guinness

13:00 – 15:55 TCPS#19: Innovative Approaches in the Calculus Sequence Part B Marriott Wardman Park, Washington 6

13:00 – 16:35 TCPS#18: Using Modeling for Teaching Differential Equations: Before, During, After Marriott Wardman Park, Virg

13:00 - 16:50 Special Session: "Notes of a Native Son": The Legacy of Dr. Abdulalim A. Shabazz (1927-2014) Marriott Wardman

13:00 - 16:55 Number Theory and Logic or Foundations Marriott Wardman Park, Salon 1, Balcony B

13:00 – 16:55 TCPS#9: What Can a Mathematician Do with a 3D Printer? Marriott Wardman Park, Virginia B

13:00 - 17:00 Great Talks for a General Audience: Coached Presentations by Graduate Students Part A Marriott Wardman Park, V

13:00 - 17:00 Great Talks for a General Audience: Coached Presentations by Graduate Students Part B Marriott Wardman Park, M

13:00 - 17:00 Great Talks for a General Audience: Coached Presentations by Graduate Students Part C Marriott Wardman Park, S

13:15 - 13:25 The Graphic Nature of Gaussian Periods Stephan R. Garcia, Pomona College

13:20 - 13:35 Beyond Computation: A Team-Based Learning Approach to the Limit Definition of the Derivative Carly J. A. Briggs

13:20 - 13:35 Coloring Inside the Lines: My Experiences Adding Modeling to an Existing DE Curriculum Without Sacrificing Cont

13:20 - 13:35 Gender and the Pursuit of Mathematics: An Examination of the Participation Gap in Math Careers Kevin T. Maritat

13:20 - 13:35 I Can Touch the Math! Lila F. Roberts, Clayton State University

13:20 - 13:35 Nonclassical Logic Puzzles Jason Rosenhouse, James Madison University

13:20 - 13:35 Project-Based Numerical Mathematics and Computation Course at Augsburg College Pavel Bělík, Augsburg College

13:30 - 13:40 The Composite Two-Step Ryan Stuffelbeam, Transylvania University

13:30 - 13:50 Could Topology Provide Insight into Huntington's Disease? Leyda Almodovar Velazquez, University of Iowa

13:30 - 13:50 Demystifying Matrix Multiplication Erin Griesenauer, University of Iowa

13:30 - 13:50 “In a Beautiful Way”: Lessons for Mathematics Education from Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz Erica Walker, Teachers Colle

13:30 - 13:50 Mathematical Modeling of Kidney Function Julia Walk, University of Iowa

13:30 - 13:55 Grattan-Guiness's Work on Classical Mechanics Roger Cooke, University of Vermont

13:30 - 17:00 Industrial Research in the PIC Math Program Marriott Wardman Park, Maryland B

13:40 - 13:55 3-D Printing and Triply-Periodic Minimal Surfaces Rebekah Durig, Southern Illinois University Oneal Summers, So

13:40 - 13:55 A Project-Based Numerical Analysis Course G. Daniel Callon, Franklin College

13:40 - 13:55 Elements of the Successful Calculus Computer Lab Assignment Stepan Paul, California Polytechnic State Universit

13:40 - 13:55 Positive Female Role Models in Mathematics: The Importance, Influence, and Impact of Their Contributions in Att

13:40 - 13:55 The Mathematics of Triphos, A World without Subtraction Brian Hollenbeck, Emporia State University

13:40 - 13:55 Using Real Data to Study the Heat Equation Kimberly Spayd, Gettysburg College

13:45 - 13:55 The Periods of Fibonacci Sequences mod m Marc Renault, Shippensburg University

13:55 - 14:15 Hopf Algebras: Linear Algebra in Action Kevin Gerstle, University of Iowa

13:55 - 14:15 Tiling the Bathroom Floor: An Exercise in Counting Ranjan Rhatgi, Indiana University

14:00 - 14:10 10,000 Ways to Count a Truncated Tetrahedron Jeremy Newton, Lee University Debra Mimbs, Lee University

14:00 - 14:15 A Novel Newton’s Method Project James Sochacki, James Madison University

14:00 - 14:15 Counting with Fractals and the Mysterious Triangles of Behrends and Humble Michael A. Jones, Mathematical Revie

14:00 - 14:15 Creating Online Problems that Develop Mathematical Strategies and Reduce Student Frustration Geoffrey Cox, Virg

14:00 - 14:15 Printing Fractals: Experiences with Julia Sets and Diffusion-Limited Aggregates Mark J. Stock, Independent Arti

14:00 - 14:15 The Daughters of Hypatia: A Mathematical Dance Concert Celebrating Women Mathematicians Karl Schaffer, De Anza

14:00 - 14:15 Using Differential Equations to Analyze the Energy Future James Case, SIAM

14:00 - 14:20 “The Teacher and the Mentor: A Combination that Instills Mathematical Greatness” Ronald Mickens, Clark Atlanta

14:00 - 14:25 Ivor Grattan-Guinness’s Legacy to History and Philosophy of Logic John W. Dawson, Penn State York

14:00 - 14:50 New Ideas about the Geometry of Triangles John Conway, Princeton University

14:00 - 15:30 Math Circle Demonstration Marriott Wardman Park, Maryland A

14:15 - 14:25 Jacobsthal Sequence in Ternary Represented Modified Collatz Sequences Ji Young Choi, Shippensburg University of

14:20 - 14:35 Application of Knot Theory: Using Knots to Unravel Biochemistry Mysteries Candice Renee Price, United States Mi

14:20 - 14:35 Assessing Student Motivation in a Numerical Methods Class Kyle Riley, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

14:20 - 14:35 'Cover the Spot' and Homothetic Covering of Convex Bodies Muhammad A. Khan, University of Calgary

14:20 - 14:35 Teaching Mathematical Art: Coordinating Design and 3D Printing Christopher R. H. Hanusa, Queens College, CUNY

14:20 - 14:35 Validating Groundwater Flow Models Michael A. Karls, Ball State University

14:20 - 14:35 Where is the Differential in Differential Calculus? Eugene Boman, Penn State, Harrisburg Campus Robert Rogers,

14:20 - 14:40 Classifying Tangles Christine Caples, University of Iowa

14:20 - 14:40 Realizing Reality on the Drawing Board Natalie Hobson, University of Georgia

14:20 - 14:40 The Marriage of Two Series: An Exciting Approach to Obtaining Definite Integral Solutions James Rosado, Rowan U

14:30 - 14:40 Schinzel's Hypothesis H Elijah M. Allen

14:30 - 14:50 More than Equations Gwendolyn Irby, Lockheed Martin

14:30 - 14:55 “Another Big Book”: I Grattan-Guinness as Editor and Organizer Albert C. Lewis, Educational Advancement Foundat

14:35 - 15:55 Panel 5. Big Data in the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum Marriott Wardman Park, Delaware A

14:40 - 14:55 Dessin D'Enfants and Shabat Polynomials Alejandra Alvarado, Eastern Illinois University

14:40 - 14:55 Dissecting and Coloring Polygons Using Power Series Alison G. Schuetz, Hood College Gwyneth R. Whieldon, Hood C

14:40 - 14:55 Exploring Visualizations: An Overview of a Seminar in 3D Modeling and Printing Nicholas J. Owad, University of

14:40 - 14:55 Five Things The Calculus Texts Leave Out and What We Can Do About It Meighan Dillon, Kennesaw State University

14:40 - 14:55 Predator-Prey Modeling Hubert Noussi Kamdem, Roger Williams University

14:45 - 14:55 Infinitude of Primes Sam Northshield, SUNY Plattsburgh

14:45 - 15:05 A Simple Way to Ruin Bacteria's Social Life— Mixing and Chemotaxis Xiaoqian Xu, University of Wisconsin-Madison

14:45 - 15:05 Knot Theory through Quandles Indu Rasika Hamudra, University of South Florida Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of

14:45 - 15:05 Spider Graphs Zoey Guo, Northwestern University

15:00 - 15:10 Using Binomial Coefficients to Prove Oppermann's Conjecture William R. Oscarson, Cornell

15:00 - 15:15 An Introduction to Interval Exchange Transformations Kelly B. Yancey, University of Maryland

15:00 - 15:15 A Small Adjustment to the Definition of the Limit of a Function Andy Martin, Kentucky State University

15:00 – 15:15 Exploring Two Fascinating Integer Sequences Jay L. Schiffman, Rowan University

15:00 - 15:15 How You Too Can Join the 3D Printing Craze! Lewis Ludwig, Denison University

15:00 - 15:15 Modeling Duck-Gull-Human Interactions in California Christopher Brown, California Lutheran University

15:00 - 15:15 Using Turn Based Games to Introduce Modeling and Optimization Glenn Berman, Dakota State University

15:00 - 15:20 The Impact of Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz on the Business Community Shree Taylor, Delta Decisions of DC

15:00 - 15:25 "Same Time Next Week?": Ivor Grattan-Guinness as a Ph.D. Advisor Adrian Rice, Randolph-Macon College

15:00 – 16:55 TCPS#8: Mathematics in Video Games Marriott Wardman Park, Washington 3

15:10 - 15:30 Coloring your World: An Introduction to Ramsey Numbers Kendra Pleasant, Howard University

15:10 - 15:30 Loops and Operads: An Introduction Jason Lucas, Purdue University

15:10 - 15:30 Mixing Times for Sorry! Game Serena Yuan, New York University

15:15 - 15:25 Topics in $$tau$$ $$(n)$$ -Number Theory Reyes M. Ortiz-Albino, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

15:20 - 15:35 Cy: A 3D-Printed Robot for Calculus Teaching Jason H. Cantarella, University of Georgia

15:20 - 15:35 Finite Topological Spaces as a Pedagogical Tool for Teaching Concepts in Calculus Daniel C. Cheshire, Texas Sta

15:20 - 15:35 Mathematics of Ingress Kimberly Anne Roth, Juniata College Erika Ward, Jacksonville University

15:20 - 15:35 Two Differential Equations Projects to Help Students Apply and Synthesize Mathematics Michelle Ghrist, United S

15:30 - 15:40 The Digital Binomial Theorem Hieu D. Nguyen, Rowan University

15:30 - 15:50 Dr. Abdulalim A. Shabazz: An Example of a Living Topological Isomorphism Brett Sims, Borough of Manhattan Commu

15:30 - 15:55 Humanistic Reflections on Mathematics Magazine Problem 1951 and a Solution Joel Haack, University of Northern I

15:30 – 17:25 TCPS#1: The History and Philosophy of Mathematics Part R – History of Mathematics Marriott Wardman Park, Washi

15:30 - 17:30 5. Using Videos of Students Developing Proofs to Guide Teaching and Learning Part B Omni Shoreham Hotel, Calve

15:30 - 17:30 8. Getting Started in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Part B Omni Shoreham Hotel, Hampton Room

15:30 - 17:30 DC Math Walk Departs from Marriott Wardman Park Lobby

15:35 - 15:55 Fourier, Duality, and the Uncertainty Principle Zhengqing Chen, Clarkson University

15:35 - 15:55 Ironing Out the Wrinkles in a Black Hole Horizon Brian Allen, University of Tennessee

15:35 - 15:55 What is an Orderable Group? Kelli Karcher, Virginia Tech

15:40 - 15:55 A Voluminous Vessel Brenda Edmonds, Johnson County Community College Cathleen O'Neil, Johnson County Community

15:40 - 15:55 Inquiry-Based Learning in ODE Classes: Stable or Unstable? Randall E. Cone, Salisbury University

15:40 - 15:55 Quaternions in Action Susan H. Marshall, Monmouth University

15:40 - 15:55 Students’ Perceptions of and Expectations for Videos in a Flipped Calculus Course Fei Xue, University of Hartfo

15:45 - 15:55 A Bad But Fruitful Way To Count N Choose K Steven Edwards, Kennesaw State University William Griffiths, Kennesa

16:00 - 16:10 Number of solutions to a^x + b^y = c^z Reese Scott Robert Styer, Villanova University

16:00 - 16:15 Goblet Design in Calculus II Scott Dunn, University of South Carolina Douglas B. Meade, University of South Car

16:00 - 16:15 Mathematics of Fez Raena King, Christian Brothers University

16:00 - 16:15 Modeling in an Inquiry-Oriented Differential Equations Course Karen A. Keene, North Carolina State University W

16:00 - 16:20 To STEM or Not STEM Gelonia Dent, Medgar Evers College

16:00 - 16:25 The Interplay of “Hard” and “Soft” Analysis in the History of Summabiliy Theory: Preliminary Report Alexander F

16:00 - 17:30 Math Wrangle Marriott Wardman Park, Maryland A

16:15 - 16:25 Beal's Conjecture vs. "Positive Zero", Fight Angela Moore, Yale University

16:20 - 16:35 A Math Course for Game Programming Majors Scott Stevens, Champlain College

16:20 - 16:35 Day One Modeling Discussions Benjamin Galluzzo, Shippensburg University

16:20 - 16:35 Topology, Calculus and 3D visualization Elizabeth Denne, Washington & Lee University

16:30 - 16:40 Near-Isosceles Pythagorean Triples Frederick Chichester

16:30 - 16:50 Sharing the Impacts of Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz Talitha M. Washington, Howard University

16:30 - 16:55 The Life and Letters of William Burnside Howard Emmens, BSHM

16:40 - 16:55 3D Printing Projects for Multivariate Calculus and College Geometry Edward Aboufadel, Grand Valley State Univer

16:40 - 16:55 Extracting Mathematical Pedagogy from Video Games Aaron M. Montgomery, Baldwin Wallace University

16:45 - 16:55 Using Strong Notions of Reducibility to Distinguish Complete Sets Brooke Andersen, Assumption College

17:00 - 17:25 Prehistory of the Outer Automorphism of $$S_6$$ James Parson, Hood College

18:00 - 18:30 Closing Banquet Reception Marriott Wardman Park, Marriott Foyer

18:30 - 21:00 Closing Banquet Marriott Wardman Park, Salon 1 Year: 2015

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