Year 2010–11

  • Events in the Academic Year 2010-2011

    Monthly Meetings

    1. Orientation Meeting: 4:00–6:30 p.m. on August 29
    2. October Meeting: 6:30–7:30 p.m. on October 6, Northern Suites, Room 116
    3. November Meeting: 3:00–4:00 p.m. on November 11, Stright 112A
    4. December Meeting: 6:30–7:30 p.m. on December 8, Northern Suites, Room 116
    5. January Meeting: 4:00–6:30 p.m. on January 17, Stright 226/229
    6. February Meeting: 7:00–8:15 p.m. on February 14, Stright 240
    7. March Meeting : 7:00–8:30 p.m. on March 21, Stright 226
    8. April Meeting: 7:00–8:30 p.m. on April 25, Stright Hall.

    Workshops: (Open to Public)

    1. SAS Workshop: 6:30–8:00 p.m. on September 8, 2010, in Stright 112A
      Presenter: Dr. Christoph Maier
    2. LINGO Workshop: 6:30–8:00 p.m. on September 15, 2010, in Stright 112A
      Presenter: Dr. Yu-Ju Kuo
    3. Arena Workshop: 3:004:00 p.m. on November 11, 2010, in Stright 112A
      Presenter: Dr. Rick Adkins
    4. Matlab Workshop I: 7:008:30 p.m. on January 24, 2011, in Stright 112A
      Presenter: Dr. Rick Adkins
    5. Matlab Workshop II: 7:008:30 p.m. on February 7, 2011, in Stright 112A
      Presenter: Drs. Rick Adkins and Yu-Ju Kuo
    6. Preparation for graduate schools and some professional entry-level jobs: 7:00–8:00 p.m. on February 28, 2011, in Northern Suites, Room 116
      Presenter: Drs. Yu-Ju Kuo and Rick Adkins

    Invited Speakers: (Open to Public)

    1. November 3, 2010
      David S. Ross, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology
      8:00–9:00 a.m.: Wallwork G98 (Light breakfast will be served.)
      Presentation Title: “Mathematical Modeling of Calcium Homeostatis and Bone Remodeling

      2:30–3:30 p.m.: Stright 201
      Informal Meeting with Math/Applied Math Students

      5:00–6:00 p.m.: Stright 327 (Light refreshment will be served.)
      Presentation Title: “A Fully Nonlinear Bellman PDE for Inferring Gibbs Free Energies from Light Scattering Data”
    2. December 2, 3:004:00 p.m., Northern Suites, Room 116
      Presenter: Mark Anthony, Career Development Center
      Presentation Title: "Putting Your Education to Work"

    Field Trip: (Open to Public)

    1. April 15, 2011: Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center-- Open House
      We will leave IUP around 11:45 a.m. and come back around 5:00 p.m. Please contact Dr. Kuo ( if you would like to join us.

    Affiliated Events:

    1. 2011 Undergraduate Scholars Forum 

      Best Computational Science Poster Award
      Daniel O’Hara
      Strain Partitioning Offshore Southeast Taiwan: Evidence from Focal Mechanism Strain Inversions Near the Huatung Ridge
    2. Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program 

      Best Computational Science Poster Award
      Christina Rost and Dr. Greg Kenning

      Development of the DC SQUID Managetometer for Studies in Non-Equilibrium Dynamics
    3. Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture
      Dr. Laurie E. Locascio, our Sigma Xi speaker for this year, has agreed to meet informally with students to discuss biotechnology careers and federal government careers.

      3:30–4:30, Tuesday, April 19
      Weyandt 240
      Dr. Laurie E. Locascio, Chief of Biochemical Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    4.  Mathematics Department Scholarship Awards Banquet  5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., Friday, April 29Oak Room