NC State Society for Undergraduate Mathematics
SUM Series, Fall 2016

The SUM Series features informal talks on mathematical topics.
The talks are held Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:20 in SAS 2102.
You will have a few minutes to help yourself to pizza before the talk.

Date Time
Title (click for abstract)
September 1 4:30-5:20 pm
Cynthia Vinzant
Algebra through logarithmic glasses
September 8 4:30-5:20 pm
Ricky Liu
Puzzling probabilities
September 15 4:30-5:20 pm
Irina Kogan
All horses are black
September 22 4:30-5:20 pm
Ralph Smith
Uncertainty quantification for physical and biological models
September 29 4:30-5:20 pm
Phillip Andreae,
Meredith College
Triangles gone wild!
October 6 4:30-5:20 pm
No meeting
Fall Break
October 11
4:30-5:20 pm
Annalisa Crannell,
Franklin & Marshall College
Math and Art: The Good, the Bad, and the Pretty
October 20 4:30-5:20 pm
Kyle Kloster
A friendly introduction to math's most social subject, Graphs: colorings, cliques, and combinatorics
October 27 4:30-5:20 pm
Cynthia Vinzant
Do robots dream of proofs?
November 3 4:30-5:20 pm
Nathan Reading
Cayley's formula
November 10 4:30-5:20 pm
Tye Lidman
Curvature and Pizza
November 15
4:30-5:20 pm
Marvin Eargle
Intro to Airborne Reconnaissance and Pythagorean Triples
November 24 4:30-5:20 pm
No meeting
December 1 4:30-5:20 pm
Undergrad Researchers
Undergraduate Research Presentations

There is a low-volume (weekly) email list dedicated to announcements of upcoming SUM Series talks.
To join, click this link, which should open up an email message. Then just send the message as is.

Spring 2016 Schedule

Current Schedule

Spring 2017 Schedule