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MCSP Conversation Series Talks

Spring 2016

All sessions will be in Massengill unless otherwise noted.
Date & Time Speaker Title Intended Audience

Thursday, February 18, 2016
@ 7:00 PM 

Dr. Roland Minton, MCSP Department
Roanoke College

"Antikythera and a Palimpsest: The Genius of Archimedes" 

Everyone

Monday, March 28, 2016
@ 7:30 PM

Dr. David Clark, Randolph Macon College

"Japanese Temple Geometry: A Tale of Math, Art, Religion and History"

Everyone

Thursday, March 31, 2016
@ 7:00 PM

Dr. Matthew Fleenor, MCSP Department
Roanoke College

"Discoveries in Astronomy Worthy of Nobel Prizes"

Everyone

Thursday, April 7, 2016
@ 5:00 PM

Josh Carr and Linnea Kremer
Roanoke College

"Physics Students Get Credit for Research and You won't believe how little work they did"

Everyone
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
@ 7:00 PM
Dr. Hannah Robbins, MCSP Department
Roanoke College
"Generalizing Venn Diagrams" Everyone
Thursday, April 21, 2016 @ 5:30 PM Thomas Lux, Randall Pittman, Maya Shende, Roanoke College "Applications of Supervised Learning Techniques on Undergraduate Admissions Data" Everyone
Friday, April 22, 2016
@ 5:00 PM
Dr. Jarrett Lancaster, UNC-Greensboro "Emergent Dynamics: From Quantum Many-Body Systems to Cardiovascular Disease" Majors/Everyone

Monday, April 25, 2016
@ 5:00 PM

Trexler 372

Ms. Brianna Thomas, Purdue University "Quantim Percolation: Electrons in a Maze" Majors/Everyone

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
@ 5:30 PM

Trexler 372

Dr. Jake Bennett, Carnegie Mellon University "Searching for Exotic Subatomic Particles with the GlueX Detector" Majors/Everyone
 
 
For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Robb at (540) 375-5250 or robb@roanoke.edu.