Several Math Professors Present at Various Conferences

A number of mathematics, computer science and statistics faculty presented papers at various academic conference during the summer and fall of 2017.

Jeffrey McLean, postdoctoral fellow in statistics, presented at the 18th International Community of Teachers of Mathematical Modelling and Applications (ICTMA-18) held from July 23 to 28 in Cape Town, South Africa. His talk was titled, “A Comparative Analysis of Learners’ Models from Multiple Perspectives via a Cross-Institutional Collaborator Network.”

McLean also co-facilitated a three-day workshop, titled “Models and Modeling,” at the 39th annual conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PMENA) from Oct. 7 to 9 in Indianapolis.

In August, Daniel Look, associate professor and chair of mathematics, was invited to give a presentation on the uses of non-Euclidean Mathematics in the fiction of H.P. Lovecraft at the 2017 NecronomiCON in Providence, Rhode Island.

Duncan Melville, professor of mathematics, presented a paper, titled "Marketing Mathematics: John Marsh and his Subscribers," at the Fall 2017 Joint Midwest History of Mathematics Conference from Sept. 29 to 30 in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

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