Photo of ISU Campanile by Nick Van Berkum
MIGHTY LIII Conference
The MIGHTY LIII conference will be at Iowa State University, September 21-22, 2012 in Ames, Iowa.
Plenary speakers are Persi Diaconis of Stanford (left) and Ron Graham of UC San Diego (right), authors of Magical Mathematics: The Mathematical Ideas that Animate Great Magic Tricks. (Review in AMS Notices)
Graham will present on Friday at 3:10 p.m. in 1140 Howe Hall and Diaconis will present on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in Carver Hall.
Fan Chung (UCSD) will give the Mathematics Department Colloquium on Thursday, September 20 at 4:10 p.m. in 305 Carver Hall.
This conference is supported in part by the National Science Foundation via grant number DMS-1238712, the National Security Agency and the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) through its Participating Institution (PI) Program. PI members may use IMA/PI funds to support personnel’s travel to this conference.
This conference is also sponsored by Iowa State University and the Department of Mathematics. Ron Graham's lecture was made possible in part through patronage by the College of Liberal Arts Sciences F. Wendell Miller Lecture Fund.