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32nd Annual WKU Mathematics Symposium

32nd Annual Mathematics Symposium
at
Western Kentucky University

Conference Flyer & Schedule

 

October 12-13, 2012 (Friday 4:30 pm - ; Saturday 8 am - )

Snell Hall (SH) 1st Floor
Refreshments and registration start at 4:30 pm on Friday the 12th

Free Registration:  at the Registration Desk at the meeting

Abstract submission:  Closed.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Carlos Castillo-Chavez
Regents Professor
Joaquin Bustoz Jr. Professor of Math Biology
Arizona State University
&
Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
&
Director, Mathematical and Computational Modeling Sciences Center (MCMSC)
School of Human Evolution and Social Change
School of Sustainability
External Faculty, Sante Fe Institute
&
Adjunct Professor, Cornell University

Talk:  The role of mobility, transportation systems and adaptive behavior on dynamics: 
from homeland security to disease invasion


Dr. John Ringland
Professor
State University of New York at Buffalo

Talk:  Nurturing with ulterior motives:  the use of refuges in agricultural pest control


Presentations:  There will be a number of 20-minute talks, focusing on mathematics and closely-related topics.  The talks can be expository, historical, research-related, or education-related.  Student presentations are especially welcome.  (We have funds for student travel!)


Where:  Snell Hall
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Questions?
Please contact the Mathematics Department Office, at (270) 745-3651, or
Dr. Mikhail Khenner, at (270) 745-2797 or mikhail.khenner@wku.edu, or
Dr. Dominic Lanphier, at (270) 745-6228 or dominic.lanphier@wku.edu.

Sponsored by:

NSF grant DMS-0846477 through the
MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences program, www.maa.org/RUMC
WKU Mathematics Department
WKU Ogden College of Science & Engineering
Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics & Science

 

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