University of Connecticut

UConn Math Club

Welcome!

All students interested in mathematics are invited to attend the club’s events. Usually the club listens to talks aimed at its members. Talks generally will not require a background beyond calculus and a little linear algebra. Free refreshments will be provided.

Date and Time Room Speaker Title
Wed., Jan. 24
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Keith Conrad
(UConn)
The Biggest Known Prime Number
Wed., Jan. 31
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Adam Giambrone
(UConn)
Using Polynomials to Study Knots
Wed., Feb. 7
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Scott Zimmerman
(UConn)
Solving the Game of Nim [POSTPONED]
Wed., Feb. 14
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Emily Gunawan
(UConn)
Conway-Coxeter Frieze Patterns
Wed., Feb. 21
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Arthur Parzygnat
(UConn)
The Physics and Mathematics of Special Relativity
Wed., Feb. 28
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Jeremy Teitelbaum
(UConn)
Counting Trees
Wed., Mar. 7
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Sean Li
(UConn)
The Probabilistic Method [POSTPONED]
Sat., Mar. 17
at 9:00 am
Brown Many Speakers Symposium for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences
Wed., Mar. 21
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Matt Lamoureux
(Travelers)
Using Linear Algebra in Data Science [CANCELED]
Wed., Mar. 28
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Katie Hall
(UConn)
Using Linear Algebra to Study Knots
Wed., Apr. 4
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Scott Zimmerman
(UConn)
Solving the Game of Nim
Wed., Apr. 11
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Behrang Forghani
(UConn)
Random Walks
Wed., Apr. 18
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Panel Discussion Preparing for math grad school
Wed., Apr. 25
at 5:45 pm
MONT
321
Sean Li
(UConn)
The Probabilistic Method

(Click here for talks from earlier semesters)

Officers: The president is Ryan DiBiase, the vice-president is Tristan Knight, the treasurer is Trajan Murphy, and the secretary is Heather Noryk. The faculty advisor is Keith Conrad.

Interested in joining? The math club is open to all registered UConn students. We have a group page on UConntact and on Facebook. Please go to our UConntact page and click on the Join Organization button.

Interested in a topic? If you are a UConn student who wants to hear a talk about some part of mathematics, especially one which may not be in a regularly offered course, write to uconnmathclub@gmail.com and hopefully we can find a suitable speaker to address your interests.

Videos Check out Jon Hanke’s math club talk on the Geometry of projective space from April 4, 2012 and Keith Conrad’s talk on patterns that don’t last from Sept. 9, 2015. Other videos are available on the UConn Math YouTube Channel.