Women in Mathematics Symposium

February 24 - 26, 2011

Schedule


Thursday, February 24, 2011

7:00 - 8:00
Rhonda Hughes (Bryn Mawr College)

"Don't Stop Believin'": My Journey into Mathematics


Friday, February 25, 2011

10:15 - 10:40
Lerna Pehlivan (Carleton University)

Top to random shuffles and number of fixed points

10:45 - 11:10
Eva Strawbridge (University of Chicago)

Slender Elastic Bodies and Skin Friction

1:45 - 2:45
Zvia Agur (Institute for Medical BioMathematics (IMBM))

Virtual patients can guide medicine


Saturday, February 26, 2011

9:00 - 10:00
Kate Okikiolu (Johns Hopkins University)

Subsets of the real line of questionable length

11:30 - 11:55
Manwah Wong (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Orthogonal Polynomials and Applications

12:00 - 12:25
Elizabeth Niese (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

A factorization of modified Macdonald polynomials at roots of unity