2017 Indiana Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference


The 2017 Indiana Undergraduate Mathematics Research Conference will be held at Purdue University on Tuesday July 25. It will be hosted by the Department of Mathematics. This conference features the mathematics research done by undergraduates participating in REUs throughout the state of Indiana, including

All questions should be directed to the local organizer, Edray Goins (egoins@purdue.edu).


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Conference Information

Registration is $20 for all participants. A continental breakfast and a buffet lunch will be provided, while one-day parking permits will also be provided upon request. To register for the conference, please use our online system:

[REGISTER FOR CONFERENCE]


After you click on "Add to Cart" and then "Proceed to Checkout", you will have the option to add you name, institution, and request for parking pass. We do not have the option of group registrations at this time.

Abstract Submission

All conference talks will be 15 minutes (plus 5 minutes for questions). All students are encouraged to submit an abstract on their research project. Please submit your title and abstract by sending an e-mail to Edray Goins (egoins@purdue.edu). Abstracts are due by Tuesday, July 18.

All rooms have an overhead projector, a computer with USB drives, a built-in computer projector, cables for a laptop hookup, screen, and internet access. Rooms will not be equipped with blackboards. Speakers bringing Mac laptops and laptops with only DVI, DisplayPort, or Thunderbolt output should to bring their own VGA adapter.

Poster Session

At the end of the day, students will have the option of presenting a poster featuring their work. Sites may have multiple posters this year. We will provide easels and a trifold cardboard backing upon which to place the posters. The posters should be 3' x 4' (36 inches by 48 inches). Abstracts are due by Tuesday, July 18.

Here is a sample poster template in PowerPoint format. Some tips on designing a successful poster presentation can be found at SIAM's "How to Prepare a Poster" as well as Jeff Radel's tutorial "Developing a Poster Presentation".

Getting Here

All conference activities will take place in either

Please allow yourself extra time for driving as State Street is under serious reconstruction!

Parking

Please park in the Grant Street Parking Garage (PGG) located at 120 N Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906; this is the corner of North Street and Grant Street. Parking costs $10 for the day, but if you would like a parking permit mailed to you, you can add this as part of your conference registration at no extra cost to the registration fee.


Conference Schedule

The conference will be held in either the Memorial Union's West Faculty Lounge (Room 250); or Stewart Center's STEW 206, STEW 214 AB, STEW 278, or STEW 279. You may wish to look at the Purdue University Campus Map for more details.

All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Stewart Center
STEW 214 AB
Continental Breakfast


9:30 AM - 10:00 AM




Stewart Center
STEW 214 AB



Welcome Remarks
Edray Goins, Professor of Mathematics
Greg Buzzard, Department Head of Mathematics
Craig K. Svensson, Interim Dean of the College of Science
George McCabe, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Stewart Center
STEW 214 AB
STEW 278
STEW 279
Morning Parallel Sessions
Session #1
Session #2
Session #3

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Purdue Memorial Union
West Faculty Lounge (Room 250)
Buffet Lunch


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM



Stewart Center
STEW 214 AB
STEW 278
STEW 279
Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Session #1
Session #2
Session #3

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Stewart Center
STEW 206
Poster Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Stewart Center
STEW 214 AB

Keynote Lecture
Colin McKinney (Wabash College)
Title TBA


Links to Past Conferences