Rowan University Mathematics Department to host the New Jersey Sectional Meeting of The Mathematical Association of America
The Rowan University Mathematics Department will host the spring 2014 New Jersey Sectional Meeting of The Mathematical Association of America on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in conjunction with the 11th Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. Participants will compete in an undergraduate mathematics competition as well as conduct a poster session and give talks. The event features three nationally acclaimed distinguished speakers:
· Rick Cleary of Babson College, whose address is titled Some Non-Standard Applications of Mathematics and Statistics to Sports
· Laura Taalman of James Madison University, whose talk is titled Making Mathematics Real: Knot Theory, Experimental Mathematics, and 3D Printing
· Frank Morgan of Williams College, presenting on Optimal Pentagonal Tilings
The event will take place on from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rowan University’s Bozorth Hall.