Mathematics & Department of Physics
Seminar Series - Fall 2009
September 30 Dr.
Brian Wilhite, Elmhurst College
"The Easy Way or the Hard Way? Comparing Different Methods for Quantifying
October 8 Dr.
Gregory F. Lawler, University of Chicago
"Some Problems and Paradoxes in Probability" (5:00 pm)
"Random Walks: Simple and Self-Avoiding" (7:00 pm)
Note: These talks are Thursday evening ACCA talks at North Park University
October 14 Esteban
Urdiales, Northwestern Universtiy
"Thermal Frontal Polymerization with Encapsulated Initiators and Monomers"
*October 21 Dr.
Allen Rogers, Elmhurst College
"The Geometric Algebra of Euclid"
October 28 Dr.
Jon Johnson, Elmhurst College
"Another Euler Function, Pentagonal Numbers, and Partitions"
November 4 Career
Night (7:00 pm, location TBA)
*November 11 Emily
Timko and Michael Meaden, Elmhurst College
*November 18 Lena
Folwaczny, University of Illinois at Chicago
"Really? That Can't Be Right. Examples of Counterintuitive Mathematics."
November 25 No
Seminar - Thanksgiving
December 2 Senior
December 9 Senior
All talks are on
Wednesday from 4:00-4:50 p.m. on the second floor of Daniels Hall
(formerly called The Computer Science and Technology Center) in Room 213,
unless otherwise noted. Talks marked with an * are especially appropriate for a
general audience. Please contact Dr. Catherine Crawford at 630-617-3479
or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if you would like to
give a talk.
Updates to the schedule can be found at
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