Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Mathematics and Computer Science Dept. was represented by three students and a faculty member at the Mathematical Association of America's MathFest celebration held Aug. 2-4 in Madison, WI.
Greg Clark, Brandon Mosley, and Emily Walther, all junior mathematics majors, gave talks at the event.
Brandon and Emily presented the results of research conducted in a summer research program involving graph pebbling, supervised by Mr. Jim Anthony, Westminster visiting lecturer of mathematics, Dr. Jeffrey Boerner, Westminster assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Natacha Fontes-Merz, Westminster associate professor of mathematics.
Greg Clark presented "Famous Sequences and Euclidean Algorithm Step Sizes", which was research that originated from his Number Theory course, taught by Dr. Fontes-Merz.
The faculty attendee was Dr. Jeffrey Boerner who also participated in the MAA Section Officer's Meeting.