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

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 | snielsen@pce.uw.edu

**Donation in Honor of Ernie Esser**

Photos of Ernie Esser

Poster in memory of Ernie Esser.

**Lectures**

- Shawn Baland, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Reed College:
*RSA Encryption: Can a Number Keep a Secret?* - Monty McGovern, UW Professor of Mathematics:
*Stairway to Heaven: Expressing Real Numbers by Infinitely Tall Fractions* - Kristin DeVleming, UW Graduate Student:
*To Infinity, and Beyond!* - Jonah Ostroff, UW Assistant Professor of Mathematics:
*Mildly Impressive Mathematical Card Tricks* - Annie Raymond, UW Assistant Professor of Mathematics:
*Math and Your Love Life* - Steve Klee, Associate Professor, Seattle University:
*The Math Behind Why Smart Phones (sometimes) do Silly Things* - Sara Billey, UW Professor of Mathematics:
*Deciphering Mathematical Predictions* - Alex Chirvasitu, UW Assistant Professor of Mathematics:
*On Sharing Cake* - Sam Burden, UW Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering:
*Humans & Robots* - Amos Turchet:
*Prime Numbers, a.k.a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Theme* - Wing Mui, Chair, Overlake High School Math Department:
*Dancing with the Algebras*

**Field Trips and Labs**

- Applied Physics Lab
- Planetarium
- Seismology Lab
- Sage Computer Lab
- UW Admissions

**Other Activities**

- Computer Science and Engineering Tours
- Bell Ringing Demonstration
- Paper folding and geometric models
- Undergraduate panel
- UW Admissions
- Math'n Stuff -- mathematical games
- Luncheon Discussion for Teachers
- Mathematical Card Tricks
- How About Plasmas!
- 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 12, but we will consider late applications.

**Photos**

photos of mathday 2014.

Photos of Mathday 2013

photos of mathday 2012

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