WPI Mathematical Sciences Department

Discrete Mathematics Day At WPI

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA

Local Organizers: Peter Christopher, Bill Martin, Brigitte Servatius

Thank you everyone!       Discrete Math Day was a great success.


Titles and Abstracts can be found here.

Draft Schedule of Events for Saturday September 12:

All talks will be held in Kinnicutt Hall


A few photos:

Our five excellent speakers,
together at dinner and (below) during their lectures:

Dominique Guillot, Steve Butler, Margaret Readdy, Sara Billey, Gretchen Matthews

The attendees, in the lecture hall, and at lunch:

Directions, Parking and Accommodations:

You can find directions and information about parking at WPI hereFurther details will be posted here as we get closer to the date of the meeting.

The presentations will take place in Kinnicutt Hall, which is Room 115 in Salisbury Labs. Salisbury is building number 28 on this map and is adjacent to the water fountain at the center of the campus. (Please note that Salisbury Labs has a different building number on other WPI maps.)

Here is a list of local accommodations, and a list of area dining (although the meeting includes breakfast, lunch and dinner for registered participants).

If you are in need of further assistance, contact Bill Martin.

Discrete Mathematics Days in the Northeast:

As you may know, this is part of a series of one-day conferences, titlted "Discrete Mathematics Days in the Northeast".   Information on previous meetings in the series can be found here. A less complete list of recent and future meetings can be found here.

Local organizers: Peter Christopher, Brigitte Servatius, Bill Martin, WPI

Supported by the National Security Agency through the Steering Committee for Discrete Math Days in the Northeast, and by Worcester Polytechnic Institute.



Discrete Mathematics Days at WPI over the Years:

2003 2005 2010 2013
Laszlo Babai, Chicago Nancy Eaton, Rhode Island Edwin van Dam, Tilburg Zajj Daugherty, Dartmouth (now CUNY)
Dan Dougherty, WPI Chris Godsil, Waterloo Liz Hartung, Syracuse Erica Flapan, Pomona
Bruce Shepherd, Bell Labs (now McGill) Gabor Sarkozy, WPI Karola Mészáros, MIT (now Cornell) Jack Graver, Syracuse
Herb Wilf, U Penn Mark Skandera, Dartmouth (now Lehigh) Tim Penttila, Colorado State Tino Tamon, Clarkson
Qing Xiang, Delaware Richard Stanley, MIT Jason Williford, Wyoming Santosh Vempala, Georgia Tech