MAA_2015_Math Fest 

10:30  11:20 Recent Results Toward the Birch and SwinnertonDyer 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 mary 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 HistomorphometryBased Modeling and Simulation of Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease Catherine Patterson, University
13:00  13:25 Ivor GrattanGuinness (19412014) 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 K12 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 GrattanGuinness
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 (19272014) 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 TeamBased 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 ProjectBased Numerical Mathematics and Computation Course at Augsburg College Pavel Bělík, Augsburg College
13:30  13:40 The Composite TwoStep 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 GrattanGuiness'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 3D Printing and TriplyPeriodic Minimal Surfaces Rebekah Durig, Southern Illinois University Oneal Summers, So
13:40  13:55 A ProjectBased 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 DiffusionLimited 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 GrattanGuinness’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 GrattanGuinness 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 PredatorPrey 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 WisconsinMadison
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 DuckGullHuman 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 GrattanGuinness as a Ph.D. Advisor Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon 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. OrtizAlbino, University of Puerto RicoMayaguez
15:20  15:35 Cy: A 3DPrinted 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 InquiryBased 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 InquiryOriented 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 NearIsosceles 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