### Thursdays from 02:30pm to 03:30pm in MB113

The MASS Colloquium is on Thursdays **1:25- 2:25 p.m.** in 114 McAllister Building.
The talks are aimed at advanced undergraduate students.
Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

6 Sep 2012 | Tanya Khovanova, Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Manhole Covers and Convex Geometry |

13 Sep 2012 2:30pm - 3:20pm | Alexander Veselov, Loughborough University, UK | Markov equation and the most irrational numbers |

20 Sep 2012 2:30pm - 4:30pm | Mark Meckes, Case Western Reserve University | 5-dimensional geometry is not like 2-dimensional geometry (and 3 and 4 are somewhere in between) |

27 Sep 2012 | Valentin Ovsienko, University of Lyon | Donald Coxeter: tales of mystery and imagination |

4 Oct 2012 | Donald Newhart, NSA | A new approach to CRC processing |

11 Oct 2012 | Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University | On the use of computers in Mathematics and Science: the good, the bad, and what we should do about them |

18 Oct 2012 | Anton Petrunin, Penn State | Number of collisions of n balls on the infinite billiard table after Burago-Ferleger-Kononenko. |

25 Oct 2012 2:30pm - 3:20pm | Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College | Mathematical Puzzles that S-t-r-e-t-c-h Your Intuition |

1 Nov 2012 | Alice Medvedev, UC Berkeley | Some polynomial dynamics systems |

8 Nov 2012 | Peter Kuchment, Texas A&M University | Seeing Invisible: Mathematics of Medical Imaging |

15 Nov 2012 | Joel Langer, Case Western Reserve University | A short look at the long history of the lemniscate of Bernoulli |