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Mathematical Musings - Feed the Soul and the Mind

UK Math department graduate students are hosting a fun evening of math with interesting talks by several math faculty. 

here are the talk titles:

1. The Hairy Ball Theorem

2. How to see inside your hand

3. "The King Chicken Theorems"

4. The combinatorics of soccer balls

5. Pentagram Map

6. The Geometry of Linkages (or: if something can go wrong, we can build a machine to make it go wrong)

Steel City Pops will be served!

 

 

Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
Patterson Hall Atrium (PAHA 118/119)
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Alumni Day Mathematics 2020

Date and location

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

Location: Gatton College of Business & Economics, room 191

Speakers / Presenters

Rachelle R. Bouchat, Robert Davis, Ryan Walker

Summary

Three UK Math Department alumni will come back to UK and speak to our current faculty and students.

Speaker 1

Name: Rachelle R. Bouchat, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Title: Keep Your Chin Up: A Lesson in Resilience

Speaker 2

Name: Robert Davis, Colgate University

Title: Becoming Your Own Mathematician

Speaker 3

Name: Ryan Walker, Casetext

Title: Mathematicians, startups need you!


Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Gatton College of Business & Economics, Room 191
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J.C. Eaves Lecture 2020

Title: Artistic mathematics: truth and beauty

Abstract: I'll talk about my work in mathematical visualization:
making accurate, effective, and beautiful pictures, models, and
experiences of mathematical concepts. I'll discuss what it is that
makes a visualization compelling, and show many examples in the medium
of 3D printing, as well as some work in virtual reality and spherical
video. I'll also discuss my experiences in teaching a project-based
class on 3D printing for mathematics students.

Date: 
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
CB 110
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