MCSP Conversation Series Talks

Fall 2016

All sessions will be in Massengill unless otherwise noted.

Date & Time Speaker Title Intended Audience
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m. - Olin Theatre Rosalind Picard, Sc.D. - MIT "Emotion Tech" Everyone
Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 3:30 p.m. MCSP Faculty, Roanoke College "Magic in Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics" Everyone
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. - Trexler Hall, Room 372 Dr. Neville Fogarty, Christopher Newport University Title:  "I've Gotta Get a Message to You: An Introduction to Error-Correcting Codes Everyone
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. Mr. Scotty Smith, Roanoke College Title: "Cryptography: How Math, Computer Science and Physics keep your secrets safe" Everyone
Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. Taylor Ferebee, Abby Hobby, Connor Sampson and Sky Weber, Roanoke College Students Title:  "Stat Crew and Sports Analytics Research" Everyone
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. Dr. Chris Lee, Roanoke College Title:  "Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and the Value of Living a Numerate Life" Everyone
Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. Dr. Amy Givler, VMI "A Fair Mathematical Approach to Disaster Relief Planning" Everyone
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m. Dr. David Taylor, Roanoke College "Magic, Mathemagic and Mathematics" Everyone

Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. 
Olin Theater

The Kandinsky Trio Title: "Math+Art=Music" Everyone

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m.

Taylor Ferebee, Roanoke College Title:  "A Physics Student's Take on Cell Materials" Everyone
For more information, please contact Dr. Dan Robb at (540) 375-5250 or