MCSP Conversation Series Talks

Fall 2014

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

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, @ 6:00 pm

Dr. Roland Minton, Roanoke College

"Math & Sports: Trying to Explain the Streak"


 Tuesday, September 23, 2014, @ 7:30 pm

Olin Theater

Jennifer J. Wiseman, Ph.D. - Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope

"Seeing What Had Never Been Seen Before:  The Revelations of the Hubble Space Telescope"


Saturday, September 27, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

MCSP Faculty, Roanoke College

"Magic in Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics"


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Professor Christina Carroll, Emory & Henry College

"Graphs & Cities"


Wednesday, October 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. Michael Solontoi, Lynchburg College

"Killer Rocks from Outer Space?"


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Ms. Amanda Wright, Roanoke College

"Evaluation of Natural Tracers in Optical Flow Measurements"


Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Trexler Hall Room 372

Cameron Cassady and Chris Valentine, Roanoke College

"Coded-Aperture: Imaging Particles without Lenses and Mirrors"

MCSP Majors and intended majors

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

Dr. Chris Lee, Roanoke College

"Statistics and Free Willon the Web"


Monday, November 24, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.

Trexler Hall, Room 372

Ms. Reem Ziedan, Roanoke College

"The Accretion Disks Around Black Holes"


For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Robb at (540) 375-5250 or