UM Undergraduate Math Club
Winter 2009

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 title of a talk for the abstract (if available).

January 15, 4:10-5 pm
Austin Shapiro
The Tree of Numbers
January 22, 4:10-5 pm
Juan Souto
Circle Packings and the Combinatorial Riemann Mapping Theorem
January 29, 4:10-5 pm
Marty Weissman (UC Santa Cruz)
A well-rounded discussion of spheres
February 5, 4:10-5 pm
Kyle Ormsby
The Geometry of the Hopf Fibration
February 12, 4:10-5 pm
Zachary Maddock (Columbia)
Plane Ol' Birational Geometry
February 19, 4:10-5 pm
Susan Murray (Biostatistics)
Mathematics for a Lifetime: Survival Analysis for Beginners
February 26, 4:10-5 pm
No Meeting
Winter break
March 5, 4:10-5 pm
Valentina Joukhovitski
Topology of links and knots
(or, how I learned to enjoy math)
March 12, 4:10-5 pm
Kevin Wilson (Princeton)
March 19, 4:10-5 pm
1360 East Hall
Brian Conrad (Stanford)
Can a random Rubik's cube be solved?
(Undergraduate Colloquium)
March 26, 4:10-5 pm
Mike Jones (Mathematical Reviews)
A Voting Theory Approach to Golf Scoring
April 2, 4:10-5 pm
David Montague
The Geometry of the Hausdorff Metric
April 9, 4:10-5 pm
Zachary Scherr
Pick's Theorem, Farey Sequences, and the Geometry of Numbers
April 16, 4:10-5 pm
Bryden Cais (McGill)
How to compute 45 million digits of $\pi$

Fall 2008 Schedule

Current Schedule

Fall 2009 Schedule

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