Mathday will be held on Monday, March 25, 2013. The plenary speaker
will be David Baker, Professor of Biochemistry, University of
Washington. The title of his talk is
"Can Calculations Compete With 3
Billion Years of Evolution?"
There will be talks,
seminars and field trips from 9 am until noon; and there will be labs,
more activities from 1:20 pm until 2:00 pm. A detailed schedule will be
Registration forms, which will include the schdedule of fees,
should be available by early
January. For additional information, contact:
Sherri Nielsen-Hazard | UW Conference Management & Academic Programs |
Educational Outreach | 206-616-1462 | email@example.com
- Marston Conder, Professor, Mathematics, University of Auckland,
Symmetry and Chirality in Discrete Structures
- Dargan Frierson, Atmospheric Sciences,
Computer Models of the Earth's
- Monty McGovern, Mathematics, "Fibonacci Numbers and Chinese Nim".
- Moshe Rosenfel, Mathematics, "Tricky Mathematics and Mathematical
- Paul Polson, Big Air Productions, "Practical Use of Math in Real
- Sara Billey, Mathematics, "Stable matchings in non monetary markets"
- Steve Klee, Mathematics, Seattle University, "Autocorrect fail?
The math behind why smart phones sometimes do silly things."
- Cathy O'Neill, Math Blogger known as Mathbabe, "Would you like
to play a game?"
- Abraham Flaxman, Global Health,
Random numbers, random number generators, and global health
- Tyler McCormick, Statistics, "Who's Tweeting?: Using Twitter
to understand population demographics and health"
The following items are on the current schedule; more may be added.
Field Trips and Labs
- Applied Physics Lab
- Seismology Lab
- Luminescence Dating Lab
- Quantum Ion Computation Lab
- Botany Greenhouse
- Computer Science and Engineering Tours
- Kirsten Wind Tunnel
- Paper folding and geometric models
- Career panel
- Undergraduate panel
- UW Admissions
- Math'n Stuff -- mathematical games
- Luncheon Discussion for Teachers
- SAGE Computer lab
- Mathematical Card Tricks
- How About Plasmas!
- Knights and Liars
Here's a link to the UW Professional and Continuing Education: Mathday website. It includes registration information.
Current Mathday schedule
Volunteer Preference Form
Wells Fargo and Boeing have generously
made a donation to support Mathday attendance
by schools with underrepresented populations. The
should be submitted by
February 1, 2013, but late applications will be considered.
Assignments by name.
Assignments by event.
Volunteer meeting agenda
Volunteer meeting agenda html version.
Photos of Mathday 2013
photos of mathday 2012