Professor Marc Chamberland offers advice on a subject near and dear to many students' hearts — getting a fair share of the pizza.
Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Marc Chamberland offers a humorous take on everything you need to know about this irrational number.
Casey McIntyre, managing director at Cambridge Associates LLC, visits campus for interviews and information session March 4-5.
Over winter break, several members of the department attended the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Baltimore, the largest annual gathering of mathematicians and statisticians in the world. Chris Hellmann ('16) and Brennan Langenbach ('16) presented a poster entitled "Symplectic Transformations as R-Lagrangian Subspaces" based on MAP research from the previous summer. David Brown ('14) also presented a poster entitled "Enumeration and Projection Dependence of 1-Singular Knots" from his summer research at James Madison University.
Prof. Chamberland will be a member of the editorial board for the magazine Math Horizons from 2014-2018. Math Horizons, published four times a year, is a vibrant and accessible forum for mathematics, especially with students in mind. You can find issues of this magazine spread across the Math Commons.
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Research Opportunities at Grinnell
Current Grinnell College students will find a list of research opportunities on the Science Division GrinnellShare site (login required). You will find descriptions for research projects with professors on campus, as well as a number of off-campus opportunities.
Faculty Research Areas
Jeffrey Blanchard: Applied Mathematics, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Wavelets, Compressed Sensing.
Representatives from Nationwide Insurance will be on campus Tuesday, Sept 17 to discuss the actuarial profession and recruit for summer internships or careers. There will be a MASSS with the representatives, at noon in Noyce 2022 , and there will be individual meetings to talk to them in the afternoon. They will also have an all-campus presentation on the actuarial field at 4:15 PM in JRC 209.
New book helps students understand difference sets with tools from geometry, number theory, and representation theory.