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4/26 – Dan Nichols: Finite Fields and the Mathematics of Forward Error Correction

Sorry for the late announcement, but if you can, please join us tomorrow as Math club hosts its final talk of the semester. We meet Wednesday 4/26, from 5-6 pm in LGRT 1528. Dan Nichols will give what may well … Continue reading

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4/12 – Tori Day – Hidden Figures: The African American Women Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped Fuel America’s Space Achievements

Please join us on Wednesday, April 12 when Math club will feature a talk from graduate student Tori Day titled “Hidden Figures: The African American Women Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped Fuel America’s Space Achievements”. We meet from 5-6 pm … Continue reading

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3/29 – Filip Dul: The Poincaré Recurrence Theorem

Please join us this Wednesday, March 29, from 5-6 pm in LGRT 1528. We will hear from graduate student Filip Dul, who will speak about the Poincaré Recurrence Theorem. His abstract is below. Pizza and soda will be provided, as … Continue reading

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3/8 – Professor Tom Braden: Geometry of Machines

Wednesday, March 8th, 5-6pm in LGRT 1528 we hear from Professor Tom Braden about the “Geometry of machines”: Configuration spaces are one way to construct very interesting geometric spaces. A configuration space is a space whose points represent possible states … Continue reading

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3/1 – Angelica Simonetti – Braid groups: from algebra to geometry

This Wednesday, 3/1, please join us in LGRT 1528 from 5 to 6 pm for Math club. We will hear a talk from Angelica Simonetti on braid groups, with pizza and soda provided. Here’s Angelica’s abstract: Braid groups: from algebra … Continue reading

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2/22: GaYee Park – Billiards on square-tiled surfaces

This Wednesday, 2/22, GaYee Park will give a Math Club talk about billiards on square-tiled surfaces. We meet as usual in LGRT 1528 from 5-6 pm, with pizza and soda provided. Here’s GaYee’s abstract: Billiards on square-tiled surfaces: If we … Continue reading

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2/15: John Lee – Understanding Chaos

Math Club meets this Wednesday this week from 5:00-6:00 pm in LGRT 1528, where we’ll hear a talk from graduate student John Lee called “Understanding Chaos”. Pizza and soda will be provided. Here’s John’s abstract: Understanding Chaos. Some questions that … Continue reading

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2/8: Sean Hart – Voronoi Tessellation

Math club this week will meet Wednesday, 2/8 at 5 pm in LGRT 1528 to hear Sean Hart talk about the Voronoi tessellation. There will be pizza and soda, of course. Here’s Sean’s abstract: The Voronoi tessellation is an oft … Continue reading

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February 1: Tetsuya Nakamura – Spin Structures on a Band

Please join us in LGRT 1528 on Wednesday, 2/1/17 from 5 pm to 6 pm for the first talk of the Spring semester. We’ll hear from our own co-organizer Tetsuya Nakamura about a concept important to geometry, topology, and physics: … Continue reading

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LAST MATH CLUB OF SPRING 2016

Please join us for the last math club meeting of the semester in LGRT 1528 from 5-6pm tonight. We’ll rally around pizza, soda and our love of math, and reminisce. It’s also a great chance for you to propose future … Continue reading

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