Roanoke College


Spring 2010

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

Tuesday,
Jan. 26,
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Rama Balasubramanian,
Roanoke College
"Nanotechnology: Applications and Opportunities"

 Wednesday,
February 3,
5:00 p.m.
Trexler 372

Katie Quertermous,
University of Virginia
"How Simple Conditions Lead to Interesting Questions: An Introduction to Linear Operators"
Tuesday,
February 9,
4:00 p.m.
Trexler 372
Judith Canner,
North Carolina State University
"You can't have plants without ants: mathematics and the study of mutualisms"
 Thursday,
February 11,
7:00 p.m.
Trexler 372
Dr. Karin Saoub,
Roanoke College
"Snarks on A Train"
Monday,
February 15,
4:00 p.m.
Trexler 372
Dr. Phong Le,
University of California Irvine & Goucher College
"The Mathematics of Error Correcting Codes"
Thursday,
March 11,
7:00 p.m.
Michael Browning Sponsored by the Student Chapter of the Mathematical Association of America
Title:"Night Vision: Image Intensifier"
Tuesday,
Mar. 16,
7:00 p.m.
Dr. Bruce Rogers,
Duke University  
Title: "Networks and Linear Algebra: How does Google know everything?"
Monday,
Mar. 22,
7:00 p.m.  

Dr. Tim Pennings,
Hope College, and
Elvis the Dog
"Do Dogs Know Calculus?"
 Tuesday,
Apr. 6,
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Bill Franz,
Randolph-Macon College
"Officiating Games that We Watch & Play: Assessing What Officials Can and Cannot Do"