2015 REU Research Topics & Faculty

Equal Circle Packing

Equal Circle Packing

Prof. William Dickinson

Find and prove the optimality of dense arrangements of circles on tori or Klein bottles.

Voting Theory

Prof. Jonathan Hodge

Investigate graph-theoretic models of voter preferences in referendum elections.

Voting Theory

Analysis of Sudoku

Sudoku

Prof. Shelly Smith

Explore variations of Sudoku puzzles using techniques from discrete mathematics.

Combinatorial Sums & Identities

Prof. Akalu Tefera

Explore various proof techniques and problems related to combinatorial sums.
 

Combinatorial Sums & Identities