Roanoke College


Spring 2009

All sessions will be in Massengill unless otherwise noted.
Date & Time Speaker Title

Wednesday,
Jan. 14,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)

Jeff Terrell,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  
"Managing Server Performance - The Lesson of John Henry" 

Monday,
Jan. 19,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)  

Kate Lockwood,
Northwestern University
"Artificial Intelligence and Multimodal Knowledge Capture"
Monday,
Jan. 26,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)
Kyle Burke,
Boston University  
TBA
Tuesday,
Feb. 3,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)
Ira Gerhardt,
Northwestern University
"How math can save you from waiting in line"
Tuesday,
Feb. 10,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)
Adam Childers,
Virginia Tech
"Scientific Fortune Telling: The Mathematics and Statistics of Modeling"
Tuesday,
Feb. 17,
4:00 p.m.
(Trexler 372)
April Kerby,
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
"Spatial Clustering Using the Likelihood Function"
Tuesday,
Feb. 24,
5:45 p.m.
David Orndoff,
Director, Mill Mountain Zoo  
"Computer Dating for Animals"
Tuesday,
Mar. 16,
5:45 p.m.
(Wortmann Ballroom)
Dr. Art Benjamin,
Harvey Mudd College
"The Best Way to Knock 'em Down"
Sponsored by Copenhaver Scholar in Residence Program
  Thursday,
Mar. 18,
7:00 p.m.
(Wortmann Ballroom)

Dr. Art Benjamin,
Harvey Mudd College
"Mathemagics"
Sponsored by Copenhaver Scholar in Residence Program
  Tuesday,
Mar. 24,
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Deonna Woolard,
Randolf-Macon College
"Thermographic Inspection of Carbon Composites Used in Aerospace Vehicles"
Thursday,
Mar. 26,
7:00 p.m.   

Maria Hudson (Mathematica Policy Research),
Michael Browning (ITT), and
Durell Bouchard (Roanoke College)
"Panel: Careers in MCSP Disciplines"
Sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America Student Chapter
  Monday,
Mar. 30,
7:00 p.m.

Karin Saoub,
Arizona State University
"Online Coloring and Tolerance Graphs"
  Monday,
Apr. 13,
7:00 p.m.

Gregory Minton,
D.E. Shaw Research
"Voting Paradoxes and the Mathematics of Voting"
Thursday,
Apr. 16,
7:00 p.m.   

Dr. Matt Fleenor,
Roanoke College
"Why have an International Year of Astronomy, and Why is it this year?"