Mathday, 2016

Mathday will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016. The plenary speaker will be Jack Lee, Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington. He will speak on

There will be talks, seminars, labs, and more activities from 10 am until noon and from 1:20 pm until 2:00 pm. A detailed schedule will be posted soon. 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 | snielsen@pce.uw.edu

**Lectures**

- Shawn Baland, UW Mathematics, RSA Encryption: Can a Number Keep a Secret?
- Monty McGovern, UW Mathematics, Fibonacci, Rabbits, and Chinese Nim
- Paul Polson, Big Air Productions, "Calculating Patterns Used in 3D shapes" bigair
- Kristin DeVleming, To Infinity, and Beyond!
- Jonah Ostroff, Mathematics, "A House Divided, the Problem of Apportionment" slides
- Annie Raymond, Mathematics, Math and Your Love Life
- Steve Klee, Seattle University, The Math Behind Why Smart Phones (sometimes) do Silly Things
- Sara Billey, UW Math, Jigsaw Puzzlers' Delight
- Jayadev Athreya, UW Math, Tiles, Rep-tiles, and Billiards
- Alex Chirvasitu, UW Math, How to Slice a Pizza Like a Mathematician
- Sam Burden, UW EE, Humans & Robots

**Field Trips and Labs**

- Applied Physics Lab
- Planetarium
- Seismology Lab
- Luminescence Dating Lab
- Computer Science and Engineering Tours
- Mesa Math Olympiad
- Sage Computer Lab

**Other Activities**

- Paper folding and geometric models
- Career panel
- Undergraduate panel
- UW Admissions
- Boomerangs CANCELLED 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
- Math'n Stuff -- mathematical games
- Luncheon Discussion for Teachers
- Mathematical Card Tricks
- How About Plasmas! slides
- Knights and Liars
- Mathematician Scavenger Hunt at the Mathematics Research Library

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 8, but we will consider late applications.

**Photos**

Photos of Ernie Esser

Poster in memory of Ernie Esser.

photos of mathday 2014.

Photos of Mathday 2013

photos of mathday 2012

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