Joint Math Meetings 2017

Dates: January 4-7, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Marriott Atlanta Marquis. Atlanta, Georgia.
Official Website: http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/jmm

Make sure to follow the Math Circle JMM events online, https://www.facebook.com/MathCircles.
This is especially a great way to connect for those of you who can't join us this year.

Math Circle Events:




  • See below for more details and Check out the google calendar of all these Math Circle related events.



    MAA Session on Unexpected Topics for a Math Circle I
    Friday, January 6, 2017 (8:00 a.m.-10:35 a.m.)
    Location: Room A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

    Organizers:
    Robert M. Klein, Ohio University
    Philip Yasskin, Texas A&M University

    Unexpected Topics for a Math Circle, organized by Robert M. Klein, Ohio University, and Phillip Yasskin, Texas A&M University; Friday morning. While many math circle session topics have become well used and well known, presenters will share session topics that focus on areas, fields, or contexts not typical in math circles. Topics might include art, scientific applications, literature, or other surprising contexts. Sponsored by the SIGMAA MCST.

    Presentations Include:

      8:00 a.m.
      What's in a Logo?
      Christopher Goff*, University of the Pacific

      8:20 a.m.
      Finite Projective Planes and Applications.
      Martin J Strauss*, University of Michigan

      8:40 a.m.
      Complex behavior from simple rules - cellular automata for Math Circles.
      Mark C Hughes*, Brigham Young University

      9:00 a.m.
      The magical way to learn mathematics.
      Maria S. Nogin*, California State University, Fresno
      Adnan H. Sabuwala, California State University, Fresno

      9:20 a.m.
      Math Circles for Integrated STEM Learning Communities.
      Celil Ekici, University of the Virgin Islands
      Christopher Plyley*, University of the Virgin Islands
      Cigdem Alagoz, University of the Virgin Islands
      Angie Estien, University of the Virgin Islands

      9:40 a.m.
      The Missing `M' in STEM: A Math Circles & Modeling Approach.
      James C Taylor*, Math Teachers' Circle of Santa Fe
      Nicholas Bennett, Math Teachers' Circle of Santa Fe

      10:00 a.m.
      Different Angle.
      Tatiana Dezbah Shubin*, San Jose State University

      10:20 a.m.
      Discussion


    MAA Session on Unexpected Topics for a Math Circle II
    Friday, January 6, 2017 (1:00 p.m.-3:35 p.m.)
    Location: Room A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

    Organizers:
    Robert M. Klein, Ohio University
    Philip Yasskin, Texas A&M University

    Unexpected Topics for a Math Circle, organized by Robert M. Klein, Ohio University, and Phillip Yasskin, Texas A&M University; Friday morning. While many math circle session topics have become well used and well known, presenters will share session topics that focus on areas, fields, or contexts not typical in math circles. Topics might include art, scientific applications, literature, or other surprising contexts. Sponsored by the SIGMAA MCST.

    Presentations Include: