Elmhurst College
Department of Mathematics & Department of Physics
Seminar Series - Fall 2010

September 29 Mr. Charles Poole, Elmhurst College (REU at Northwestern University)
"Tuning the Optical and Electrical Properties of Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) to suit the Purpose of Plasmonic Devices"

October 6 Mr. Ivan Christov, Northwestern University
"Mixing Things Up with Dynamical Systems"

October 13 Dr. Kristen Schemmerhorn, Dominican University
"Game, SET, Math: Mathematics of the game SET"

October 20 Ms. Lisa Melanson, Northwestern University
"Numerical Modeling of Intracranial Aneurysms"

October 27 Professor Erich Hauenstein, College of DuPage
"Exploring Chaos and Fractals as they occur in Newton's Method"

November 3 Career Night (7:00 pm, Blume Board Room, Frick Center)

November 11 Dr. Steven Krantz, Washington University in St. Louis
"Contemporary Issues in the Teaching of Mathematics" (5:00 pm)
"A Matter of Gravity" (7:00 pm)
Note: These talks are Thursday evening ACCA talks at University of St. Francis, San Damiano Hall. Dinner (6:00 pm)

November 17 Mr. Jim Kovac, Solar System Ambassador Program - NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory Sponsored
"The Universe -- Galaxies, Nebulas, and the Dark Side"

November 24 No Seminar - Thanksgiving

December 1 Senior Paper Presentations

December 8 Senior Paper Presentations

All talks are on Wednesday from 4:00-4:50 p.m. on the second floor of Daniels Hall (formerly called The Computer Science and Technology Center) in Room 213, unless otherwise noted. Talks marked with an * are especially appropriate for a general audience. Please contact Dr. Catherine Crawford at 630-617-3479 or email crawford@elmhurst.edu for more information or if you would like to give a talk.

Updates to the schedule can be found at http://math.elmhurst.edu/Fall10.html

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