Mathday, 2017

Mathday will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017. The plenary speaker will be Jayadev Athreya, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington. He will speak on Gravitational Billiards: How Does a Superball Bounce Around a Room. How can algebra help us understand how a superball bounces around a room, and how does this depend on the shape of the room?

There will be talks, seminars, labs, and more activities from 10 am until noon and from 1:20 pm until 2:00 pm. Registration forms, which will include the schdedule of fees, are now available. For additional information, contact: Sherri Nielsen-Hazard | UW Conference Management & Academic Programs | Educational Outreach | 206-616-1462 |

Donation in Honor of Ernie Esser

If you would like to make a donation to Mathday in memory of Ernie Esser, who died suddenly on his way back from Europe to give his annual Mathday talk "Why do Boomerangs Come Back", the link is gift link
Photos of Ernie Esser
Poster in memory of Ernie Esser.


The following items are on the current schedule; more may be added.

Field Trips and Labs

Other Activities

Here's a link to the UW Professional and Continuing Education: Mathday website. It includes registration information.

Attendance Grant

Wells Fargo and Boeing have generously made a donation to support Mathday attendance by schools with underrepresented populations. The deadline for submitting requests is Friday, January 12, but we will consider late applications.


Mathday 2015 photos
photos of mathday 2014.
Photos of Mathday 2013
photos of mathday 2012