2012-13 GEM Seminar

HIGH SCHOOL NORTH (3:30-5 pm)

Date Topic
Speaker
 Friday, September 7
Mathematical Invariance / Kickoff Meeting
Dr. Tanya Khovanova, MIT
Friday, October 5
Mathematical Induction Dr. Sergei Tabachnikov, PSU
Friday, November 9
ARML Power Contest Practice
Friday, November 16 Fall ARML Power Contest
Friday, December 7
cancelled due to emergency
Dr. Misha Guysinski, PSU
Friday, January 4
Centroids--the Easy Way! Dr. Sergei Tabachnikov, PSU
Friday, January 25
cancelled due to early dismissal
Dr. Misha Guysinski, PSU
Friday, February 1
Fibonacci!
Dr. James Sellers, PSU
Friday, February 15
Matching with e's! Dr. David Hunter, PSU
Friday, March 1
p-adic Numbers
Dr. Nigel Higson, PSU
Friday, March 15
Codes and Encryption
Dr. Kirsten Eisentraeger, PSU
Friday, April 19
The Mathematics of Sustainability Dr. John Roe, PSU
Friday, May 8
Fibonacci numbers, Ramanujan, and Continued Fractions Dr. George Andrews, PSU


PARK FOREST MIDDLE (3:20-4:30 pm in Cafeteria)

Date Topic Speaker
Wed., October 3
Graph Theory Dr. Misha Guysinski, PSU
Wed., November 7
Mathematical Puzzles
Dr. Mark Levi, PSU
Wed., December 5
Pigeonhole Principle
Dr. Tabachnikov, PSU
Wed., January 9
Infinity
Dr. Misha Guysinski, PSU
Wed., March 13
Numerical Estimation and the Power of Units Dr. Eric Hudson
Wed., April 10
TBA
Dr. James Sellers, PSU


MOUNT NITTANY MIDDLE (3:30-5 pm in the Library)

Date Topic
Speaker
Monday, November 5 Pigeonhole Principle Dr. Sergei Tabachnikov, PSU
Monday, December 3 Pascal's Triangle
Dr. James Sellers, PSU
Monday, January 7 Cowlicks, Fingerprints, Singularities, Topology, and More!
Dr. Nate Brown, PSU
Monday, February 4 Planet Math: Mathematics for Sustainability Dr. John Roe, PSU
Monday, March 19
Meet the Cube
Dr. Sergei Tabachnikov, PSU
Monday, April 15
Matching with e's!
Dr. David Hunter, PSU
Monday, May 6
TBADr. Victor Nistor, PSU