UM Undergraduate Math Club
Winter 2008

Unless otherwise indicated, the Math Club meets from 4:10 until 5 (pm) on Thursdays in the 2nd floor Nesbitt Common Room. As always, Pizza and Pop are free.

Schedule of Talks

Click on the speaker's name for the abstract (if available).

January 10, 4:10-5 pm
Fermat's Last Theorem and elliptic curves
Brian Conrad
January 17, 4:10-5 pm
The Poincare conjecture and the classification of manifolds
Juan Souto
January 24, 4:10-5 pm
Can you tell me the way to sum to A?
Loren Spice
January 31, 4:10-5 pm
Transcendental numbers
Djordje Milicevic
February 7, 4:10-5 pm
Conway's napkin problem
Kyle Petersen
February 14, 4:10-5 pm
Partitions of integers
Amanda Knecht
February 21, 4:10-5 pm
Blocking light
Ben Schmidt
February 28, 4:10-5 pm
No Meeting
Winter break
March 6, 5:10--6pm (1360 East Hall!)
Apollonian circle packings (Undergraduate Colloquium)
Jeff Lagarias
March 13, 4:10-5 pm
Birkhoff's Ergodic Theorem
Paul Siegel
March 20, 4:10-5 pm
Hamiltonian checkerboards
Dave Morris
March 27, 4:10-5 pm
The octonions
Dave Anderson
April 3, 4:10-5 pm
The seven color theorem
Stephen DeBacker
April 10, 4:10-5 pm
Solving differential equations via symmetry groups
Anna Siano

Fall 2007 Schedule

Current Schedule

Fall 2008 Schedule

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