2015 REU Research Topics & Faculty

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.

Analysis of 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.

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