List of Speakers for the Math Majors' Seminar, Spring 2015
Date 
Speaker(s) 
Topic/Title 
Information Location: MMS 225 
1/20 
Dr. Hoa Nguyen (Trinity University) 
Welcome to the seminar/Syllabus introduction Note: Undergraduate Research Fair, Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 4:30  5:30 Great Hall in Chapman 

1/27 
Dr. Ryan Daileda (Trinity University) 
How to use Latex/Beamer for reports/presentations (Change location to MMS 104)


2/3 
Senior presentations (10 mins/each) 


2/10 
Scott Merkord Courtney Rohde (USAA) 
Be An Actuary (an overview of the actuarial profession, future actuarial opportunities at USAA, and examples of applying mathematics in the actuarial setting) 

2/17 
Dr. Kris Kozak (SwRI) 
Mathematics of HighPrecision Localization for Autonomous Vehicles 

2/24 
(Rackspace) 
Preventing another 2008: Development of Sound and Intuitive Quantitative (Canceled) 

3/3 
Quentin Funk (4thyear PhD at Rice University) 
First Variations, Minimal Surfaces and Soap Films 

3/17 
Dr. Tullia Dymarz (University of Wisconsin) 
Get rich fast!* *offer only available on nonamenable graphs. 

3/24 
Nathan King Matthew Bachmann 
Junior presentations (20 mins/each) Writing Workshop 

3/31 
Douglas Steinman Ellen Liaw 
Junior presentations (20 mins/each) Writing Workshop 

4/7 
Dr. Sarah Olson (WPI) 
Calcium and Muscle  may the force be with you! Dr. Olson will also give another talk for the Biomath seminar at 4:30 pm on Wednesday 4/8, MMS 225 on "Multiscale models of sperm motility  hydrodynamics and biochemistry." 

4/14 
Timothy Davison Victoria Perez Lacritia Byas 
Junior presentations (20 mins/each) Technology & Writing Workshops 

4/21 and 4/28 
Camille DeMars Lu Liu Tess MacApinlac Dayton King 
Senior presentations (30 mins/each talk and 2 talks/day) 