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Math Coffees

Math Coffees are weekly meetings of students and faculty to hear a local or visiting speaker. Check here frequently for updates!

Math Coffee flyer MAT 118 Poster Session
Exploring Mathematical Ideas

12:30--2:30 p.m., Monday, April 30
Lilly Family Gallery
 
Explore with the students from Prof. Neidinger's Mathematics 118 class, Exploring Mathematical Ideas.
Math Coffee flyer Nicholas A. Dovidio, DC'07 (Honors Thesis Defense)
Analysis and Applications of PageRank, HITS, the Vector Space Model, SALSA, and Rank Correlation Techniques

4:00--4:30 p.m., Wednesday May 2
Chambers 3084

Math Coffee flyer John Helms, DC'07 (Honors Thesis Defense)
An Adventure into Applied Abstract Algebra: Exploring the Rubik's Cube

4:00--4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 3
Chambers 3084
Spring 2007 Math Coffee Schedule     (click on an image at the left to view the Math Coffee announcement)
Math Coffee flyer January 23
4:00 p.m.
Dr. Carrie Finch, Univ. of South Carolina
Reducible 0,1-Polynomials
Math Coffee flyer February 5
4:00 p.m.
Prof. Jim Brown, The Ohio State University
The congruent number problem and elliptic curves
Math Coffee flyer February 8
4:00 p.m.
Prof. Stephen Hartke, Univ. of Illinois
DNA Code words and De Bruijn Sequences
Math Coffee flyer February 15
4:00 p.m.
Mallory Nobles, DC'07
Analyzing Police Contact at the U.S. Department of Justice
Math Coffee flyer February 22
4:00 p.m.
Dr. Benjamin Braun, Washington University (St. Louis)
Ehrhart polynomial root and coefficients
Math Coffee flyer March 14
4:00 p.m.
Dr. David Elliott Bell, DC'67
How Can a Category Theorist 'Model' Computer Security
Math Coffee flyer March 22
4:00 p.m.
Tim Rankin, DC'07, and Andrew Ruth, DC'07
Determining "Threshold Probabilities" and Optimal Betting Strategies
Math Coffee flyer March 28
4:00 p.m.
Dr. Sarah Mason, U. California-Berkeley & Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
Matrices, partitions, and 'jeu de taquin: the 15-puzzle'
Math Coffee flyer April 5
4:00 p.m.
Dr. Bill Beckmann, DC'72, Network Computing Associates
Re-Thinking Income Tax Deductions
Math Coffee flyer April 22
4:00 p.m.
Bernard Society Spring Picnic (Lake Campus)
(rsvp to Katie Daves so we can have a preliminary head count)
Math Coffee flyer April 30
12:30 p.m.
MAT 118 Poster Session
Exploring Mathematical Ideas
Math Coffee flyer May 2
4:00 p.m.
Nicholas A. Dovidio, DC'07 (Honors Thesis Defense)
Analysis and Applications of PageRank, HITS, the Vector Space Model, SALSA, and Rank Correlation Techniques
Math Coffee flyer May 3
4:00 p.m.
John Helms, DC'07 (Honors Thesis Defense)
An Adventure into Applied Abstract Algebra: Exploring the Rubik's Cube
Fall 2006 Math Coffee Schedule     (click on an image at the left to view the Math Coffee announcement)
Math Coffee flyer August 31
4:00 p.m.
Lance Harden, DC'09
Computing with Bacteria to Solve an Age-Old Pancake Problem
Math Coffee flyer September 7
4:00 p.m.
Nicholas Dovidio, DC'07
Spectral Analysis of the Gierer-Meinhardt Model
Math Coffee flyer September 14
4:00 p.m.
Tim Rankin, DC'07
Partial Words and Periodicity
Math Coffee flyer September 22
8:00 p.m.
Numb3rs season premiere viewing party
Math Coffee flyer September 27
4:00 p.m.
Prof. Sarah J Greenwald, Appalachian State University
Good News Everyone! Mathematical Morsels from "The Simpsons" and "Futurama"
Math Coffee flyer October 15
8:00 p.m.
Bernard Lecture
Prof. Jeffrey Lagarias, University of Michigan
Mathematical Crystals and Quasicrystals
Math Coffee flyer November 2
3:30 p.m.
Dr. David C Banks (DC'82), Oak Ridge National Lab/University of Tennessee/Harvard Medical School
Counting the Vertex Colorings of a Polytope: Algebra Solves a Basic Problem in Visualizing Scientific Data
Math Coffee flyer November 9
4:00 p.m.
Prof. Robert Whitton & Austin Reid, DC'07
Computer Graphics as Applied Linear Algebra and Applied Calculus
Math Coffee flyer November 16
4:00 p.m.
John Helms, DC'07
Mathematics and the Rubik's Cube
Math Coffee flyer November 29
12:30 p.m.
Prof. Chartier's MAT 118 Class (DC'08)
Exploring Mathematical Ideas Poster Session
Math Coffee flyer November 29
4:00 p.m.
Tim Rankin (DC'07), Phillip Compeau (DC'08), and Michael Duncan (DC'08)
Reflections on the Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest
Math Coffees in recent years:   [2005-2006]   [2004-2005]   [2003-2004]   [2002-2003]