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32nd Annual WKU Mathematics Symposium

32nd Annual Mathematics Symposium
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
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
Directions to WKU // Campus Map

Please contact the Mathematics Department Office, at (270) 745-3651, or
Dr. Mikhail Khenner, at (270) 745-2797 or, or
Dr. Dominic Lanphier, at (270) 745-6228 or

Sponsored by:

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


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