Mathematics Department
Undergraduate Research Symposium
Summer 2016

August 26, 3pm to 5pm in LCB 225

3:15-3:30 Jimmy Seiner
Mentor: Adam Boocher
Algebra, Geometry, and Syzygies

3:30-3:45 Anran Chen
Mentors: Travis Mandel and Yuan Wang
Geometry of surfaces

3:45- 4:00 Noble Sage Williamson
Mentor: Gordan Savin
Quadratic Forms and Their Significance to Number Theory

4:00-4:15 Stephen McKean
Mentor: Stefan Patrikis
Inverse Galois Problem

4:15-4:30 Jacob Madrid
Mentor: Sean Lawley
An Improved Numerical Method for the Stochastic Simulation of the Diffusion Process with a Partially Absorbing Boundary

4:30-4:45 Max Carlson
Mentors: Christel Hohenegger and Braxton Osting
Constructing a Numerical Solution to Sloshing Free Surface using FEniCS

4:45- 5:00 Olivia Dennis
Mentor: Braxton Osting
Information Theory