Applied Mathematics News

The 7th Annual Spring Spectacular was a major success with more activities than ever. Students and faculty enjoyed liquid nitrogen ice cream, fresh popped popcorn, and fun math and science games and activities like the Towers of Hanoi, Monty Hall with Jelly Beans, Chaos Game demonstration, Buffon’s Pixy Stix, Minimal Surfaces with Bubbles, the Prisoner’s Dilemma, and more! New this year we added a live glass blowing demonstration. We can’t wait for next year!

Luna Huynh (Applied Mathematics/Chemistry ’23) presented her research at the Spring 2023 Regional Undergraduate Math Research Conference at Towson University. Her talk was titled “Using Optimal Transport Theory to Optimize Decision Making on How Sleep Quality and Activity Influence the Outcome of Pregnancy”.

The SU Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) hosted an Origami Social where they learned a little about the math of origami then made some beautiful pieces of art!