Elmhurst College

Departments of Mathematics,
Physics, and Computer Science
Seminar Series - Spring 2006

*March 1 - Forum: "Current State of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science"

March 8 - Katie Sagerer and David Horn, Students, Elmhurst College
"The Mathematics Content-Area Tests and Issues Arising"

March 15 - Dr. John Jeffrey, Elmhurst College
"Programming Languages: Translators and Models of Computation"

March 22 - Spring Break (No Seminar)

March 30 - ACCA Talk at Lewis University at 5pm:
Dr. Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Playing With Numbers"

April 5 - Mr. Walter Goulet, Motorola, Inc.
"Cryptography in Action: A brief primer on the RSA Algorithm"

April 12 - Dr. Evans Afenya, Elmhurst College
"Instabilities, Disturbances, Resonances, Delays, Controls, ..."

April 19 - Dr. Jon Johnson, Elmhurst College
"Polynomials and Factorization"

April 26 - Dr. Tim Comar, Benedictine University
"A Calculus Sequence for Biology Students"

May 3 - Dr. Rich Neapolitan, Northeastern Illinois University
"Can We Time the Stock Market?"

May 4 - Senior Paper Presentations
(Research & Performance Showcase)

May 10 - Senior Paper Presentations

All talks are on Wednesday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Computer Science and Technology Center in Room 213, unless otherwise indicated. Everyone is invited to a tea preceding the talks from 3:30-4:00 p.m. in the second floor lounge. Talks marked with an * are especially appropriate for a general audience. Please contact Prof. Evans Afenya at 630-617-3572 or at evansa@elmhurst.edu for more information or if you would like to give a talk.

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