# Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Sep 6, 2019 - Dr. John Carter, "Maxima and Minima without Calculus."

Oct 4, 2019 - Dr. John Ethier, "Proofs that Count."

Nov 1, 2019 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Examples of Equivalence Relations with a Focus on Geometry."

Feb 7, 2020 - Dr. Robert Niemeyer,

Mar 6, 2020 - Dr. Shahar Boneh,

Apr 3, 2020 - TBA

May 1, 2020 - TBA

Sep 7, 2018 - Dr. John Carter, "Fixed Points and Fair Division."

Oct 5, 2018 - Dr. John Ethier, "To Infinity and Beyond."

Nov 2, 2018 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Mathematical Products."

Feb 1, 2019 - Ms. Elizabeth Foster, "Sorting Permutations in the Presence of an Adversary."

Mar 1, 2019 - Dr. Ben Dyhr, "Psychedelic Mathematics from the 70's."

May 3, 2019 - Dr. Grant Denn, "How to Image a Black Hole."

Sep 15, 2017 - Ms. Sophia Mahmood, "What You Can do with a Math Degree."

Oct 6, 2017 - Dr. John Carter, "Ancient Trigonometry."

Nov 3, 2017 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Notes on the Boundary Operator on an n-Cube."

Dec 1, 2017 - Dr. Qin Yang, "Recreational Mathematics."

Feb 2, 2018 - Dr. John Ethier, "Sudoku Frequency Squares."

Mar 2, 2018 - Mr. John McKinstry & Mr. Liam Healy, "Forecasting Energy Consumption with a Big Bag of Trees."

Apr 6, 2018 - Dr. Shelley Rohde, "Mathematical Modeling."

Sep 16, 2016 - Mr. Dylan Hicks, "Advice from a 'Mathematician' "

Oct 7, 2016 - Dr. Dave Ruch, "Digital Explorations with the Discrete Wavelet Transform."

Nov 4, 2016 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Cutting and Pasting Manifolds."

Dec 2, 2016 - Mr. Luke Smith, "A Look at the Theory and Practice of Secure Communication."

Feb 3, 2017 - Dr. John Carter,

Mar 3, 2017 - Dr. Shelley Rohde, "Mathematical Modeling."

Apr 7, 2017 - Dr. Ben Dyhr, "40 Proofs in 40 Minutes."

Sep 11, 2015 - Dr. Shelley Rohde, "Modeling Light Propagation in Biological Tissues."

Oct 2, 2015 - Dr. Mona Mocanasu, "The Euler Charactersitic: From Platonic Solids to Homology Theory."

Nov 6, 2015 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Polynomial Reflections."

Dec 6, 2015 - Mr. Alex Myers, "A Combinatorial Approach to Fibonacci Identities and an Introduction to Fibonomial Coefficients."

Feb 5, 2016 - Dr. Shahar Boneh, "Probability Tidbits - Old and New."

Mar 4, 2016 - Dr. Qin Yang, "Mathematical Puzzles and Games."

Apr 1, 2016 - Dr. Jim Loats, "How Our Number System Grew Up: A Mathematical View."

Sep 5, 2014 - Mr. Yee Ken Tai, "Cellular Automaton and Astro-Photography via Mathematica."

Oct 3, 2014 - Dr. Mark Koester, "A Discussion of Mathematics Teaching and Learning."

Nov 7, 2014 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Exact Sequences in Algebraic Topology."

Dec 5, 2014 - Dr. John Carter

Feb 6, 2015 - Dr. Ben Dyhr, "Organizing Sample Spaces."

Mar 6, 2015 - Dr. Mandi Schaeffer Fry, "The Classification of Finite Simple Groups: Is Group Theory Dead?!"

Apr 3, 2015 - Dr. Diane Davis, "Standing at Infinity."

Sep 6, 2013 - Mr. David Kramer, "Using Excel to Teach Math."

Oct 4, 2013 - Dr. John Carter, "Solving Calculus Problems without Using Limits."

Nov 1, 2013 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Conjugation and Cancellation Structures."

Nov 15, 2013 - Graduate School Panel Discussion

Dec 6, 2013 - Dr. George Donovan, "Random Numbers and Computer Simulation."

Feb 7, 2014 - Dr. Mona Mocanasu, "Famous Unsolved Problems: The Riemann Hypothesis and the Goldbach Conjecture."

Mar 7, 2014 - Dr. Clark Dollard, "Some Odd Things about Pascal's Triangle (and Some Even Things Too!)."

Apr 4, 2014 - Dr. Chris Harder, "Inverse Problems: Improving on Poorly Stated Problems."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2012 - 2013

Friday, October 5, 2012 - Dr. Jeremy Muskat, "The Futurama Theorem."

Friday, November 2, 2012 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Examples of Equivalence Relations with a Focus on Geometry."

Friday, December 7, 2012 - Dr. John Carter, "Which Mean Do You Mean?"

Friday, February 1, 2013 - Dr. Ben Dyhr, "Critical Phenomena and Phase Transitions of 2D Statistical Systems."

Friday, March 1, 2013 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "Experiences with Applied Mathematics."

Friday, March 15, 2013 - Mr. Nathan Nicklas, "Surface Topology."

Friday, April 5, 2013 - Dr. David Ruch, "Kepler's Divine Pattern and Beyond."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2011 - 2012

Friday, September 16, 2011 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "A Vector Approach to Centroids in Various Dimensions."

Friday, October 7, 2011 - Graduate School Panel Discussion

Friday, November 4, 2011 - Dr. Mona Mocanasu, "Finite Groups from the Klein Group to the Enormous Theorem."

Friday, December 2, 2011 - Dr. Jim Loats and Dr. John Carter, "Tiny, Tiny, Tiny, Really Tiny Positive Real Numbers."

Friday, February 10, 2012 - Mr. Steven Wray, "Art and the Mathematics of Space."

Friday, March 2, 2012 - Dr. Ken Prevot, "Categories and Functors."

Friday, April 6, 2012 - Ms. Emily Hill, "Sudoku Hypercubes: Construction and Bounds."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2010 - 2011

Friday, September 17, 2010 - Dr. Mona Mocanasu, "The Euler Characteristic - From Platonic Solids to Homology Theory."

Friday, October 1, 2010 - Dr. Dave Ruch, "When Abraham Met Isaac."

Friday, October 15, 2010 - Graduate School Panel Discussion

Friday, November 5, 2010 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Interviewing for Industrial Employment."

Friday, December 10, 2010 - Dr. Jerry Shultz, " 'How to Make Your Own Computer Game' for the Mathematically Inclined."

Friday, February 4, 2011 - Dr. Ben Dyhr, "Central Roles of the Random Walk in Time-Dependent Applications of Probability."

Friday, March 4, 2011 - Students of Dr. Jim Loats, "Things I Learned about Myself in the Problem Solving Seminar."

Friday, April 1, 2011 - Dr. John Carter, "A-Infinity Algebras and Catalan Numbers."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2009 - 2010

Friday, October 2, 2009 - Dr. Mona Mocanasu, "Hilbert's Third Problem: Which Polyhedra are Scissors - Congruent?"

Friday, November 6, 2009 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Finite Group Actions on Spaces."

Friday, December 4, 2009 - Mr. Rick Ulmer, "Transfer Matrices and Knight Tours."

Friday, February 5, 2010 - Mr. Steve Miller, "Improving Problem Solving Behaviors."

Friday, March 5, 2010 - Dr. John Carter, "Party Tips from Topologists: Sperner's Lemma and Envy-Free Cake Cutting."

Friday, April 2, 2010 - Dr. John Ethier, "The Art of Sending Secrets."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2008 - 2009

Friday, September 5, 2008 - Mr. Haddou Sekouri & Dr. Dave Ruch, "Image Segmentation Using Wavelet Methods for Denoising."

Friday, October 3, 2008 - Dr. Diane Davis, "Infinity and the Projective Plane."

Friday, November 7, 2008 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Diagrams in Algebra and Exact Sequences."

Friday, December 5, 2008 - Dr. Jeremy Muskat, "Unexpected Mathematics."

Friday, February 6, 2009 - Mr. Steve Kendall, "System Dynamics: Who I am and What I Eat."

Friday, March 6, 2009 - Dr. Nels Grevstad, "Randomization, Permutation, Resampling and the Bootstrap."

Friday, April 3, 2009 - Dr. Shahar Boneh, "A Glimpse into Stopping Theory - How to Find a Parking Spot or Hire a Secretary."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2007 - 2008

Friday, September 7, 2007 - Ms. Cecile Piret, "Radial Basis Functions for Solving Convective PDEs on the Surface of the Sphere."

Friday, October 5, 2007 - Dr. George Donovan, "Random Numbers and Their Uses."

Friday, November 2, 2007 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Some Properties of Prime Numbers."

Friday, December 7, 2007 - Dr. Lindsay Packer, "ROC Curves for Detecting Low Blood Glucose."

Friday, February 1, 2008 - Dr. Clark Dollard, "Where are Those Complex Roots?"

Friday, March 7, 2008 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "Quaternions and the Direction Cosine Matrix."

Friday, April 4, 2008 - Mr. Howard Flomberg, "58,000 Vacuum Tubes or Working with Dr. Strangelove."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2006 - 2007

Friday, September 15, 2006 - Mr. Carl Class, "What's so Bad About the Cubic Formula?"

Friday, October 6, 2006 - Dr. Shahar Boneh, "When Nothing Goes Wrong, Is Everything Alright? A Glimpse into Bayesian Statistics."

Friday, November 3, 2006 - Dr. Kenneth Prevot, "Some Background on the Poincare Conjecture."

Friday, December 1, 2006 - Dr. Lindsay Packer, "Do You Sudoku?"

Friday, February 2, 2007 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "Involutory Matrices."

Friday, March 2, 2007 - Dr. Mike Alexander, NOAA Climate Diagnostics Center, "Climate Models and their Applications."

Friday, April 6, 2007 - Dr. Nels Grevstad, "An Introduction to Penalized Least Squares Regression, with Application to Censored Environmental Data."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2005 - 2006

Friday, September 9, 2005 - Mr. Josh Elson, "WEP and CSS: A Postmortem Analysis of the Failure of Privately Developed Cryptosystems."

Friday, October 7, 2005 - Dr. Ted Worosz, "Numerical Derivatives: What Good are They?"

Friday, November 4, 2005 - Dr. Ken Prevot, "The Mathematics of Options and Hedging."

Friday, December 2, 2005 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "Triangular Matrices."

Friday, February 3, 2006 - Dr. Ray Curran, "Solving Difference Equations Using Generating Functions."

Friday, March 3, 2006 - Dr. Nels Grevstad, "Statistical Analysis in Employment Discrimination."

Friday, April 14, 2006 - Senior Seminar Students - Marisa Garza, Jack LeRoi, Travis Preister, Dwight Stafford, Denise Wagner, "Bug Talk."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2004 - 2005

Friday, October 1, 2004 - Video: "Secrets of War: The Ultra Enigma."

Friday, November 5, 2004 - Dr. Ken Prevot, "A Chronological View of Mathematics."

Friday, December 3, 2004 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "Simple Math Models."

Friday, February 4, 2005 - Dr. Nels Grevstad, "Stein's Paradox in Statistics: How a Random Sample of Denver Automobiles can be used to Help Predict Major League Baseball Batting Averages."

Friday, March 4, 2005 - Dr. Shahar Boneh, "The Coupon Collector Problem and its Applications."

Friday, April 1, 2005 - Mr. Carl Glass, "Promise 99.5% Effort or Solving a Large Scale Problem for Fun and Profit."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2003 - 2004

Friday, September 26, 2003 - Dr. David Ruch, "The Math Behind GPS."

Friday, October 10, 2003 - Mr. Carey Jenkins, "Geometry is Everywhere."

Friday, November 14, 2003 - Dr. Ken Prevot, "Mathematical Products."

Friday, February 13, 2004 - Video: "Funny Numbers: An Evening with Steve Martin in Conversation with Bob Osserman."

Friday, March 26, 2004 - Dr. Shahar Boneh, "Playing Against the Wizard - A Glimpse into Game Theory."

Friday, April 9, 2004 - Mr. Howard Flanders, "The Square Root of a Vector."

MATH CLUB SPEAKERS 2002 - 2003

Friday, September 6, 2002- Video: "Modern Marvels: Engineering Disasters."

Friday, October 18, 2002 - Mr. Steve Morris, "Mathematics Teaching at the High School Level in the Denver Metro Area - What's Going On."

Friday, November 15, 2002 - Dr. Ken Prevot, "Some Properties and Computations involving the Euler Characterstic."

Friday, February 21, 2003 - Ms. Megan Heine, "About Being an Actuary."

Friday, March 24, 2003 - Dr. Jay Rothman, "On the So-Called Mathematical Induction Being - A Detailed Exposition of Said Topic."

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