A∫PiRE 2021

Advancing Student Participation in Research Experiences

Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. Free Virtual Conference

Advancing Student Participation in Research Experiences (ASPiRE) is an annual conference held at Florida Gulf Coast University each February to educate students about what it means to do “mathematics research" and inform them of research opportunities.

2021 Program

Print Program
Morning Sessions 9:00 AM – 11:15 PM
9:00am  Opening Remarks

Chuck Lindsey

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University

9:10am  Parking Functions: Choose Your Own Adventure

Pamela Harris

Williams College

10:00am  Break and Networking
10:15am  What Transpires After ASPiRe?

Erik Insko

Florida Gulf Coast University

10:45am   Panel Discussion — Q&A
11:25am  Lunch
Afternoon Sessions 12:00 – 3:00 PM
12:00pm

Tipsy Cop and Robber Game on Graphs

Viktoriya Bardenova

Florida Gulf Coast University
Abstract
12:20pm

Tipsy Cop and Robbers: The Modeling of Pursuit Scenarios on Various Graphs

Peter Phan

Florida Gulf Coast University
Abstract
12:40pm

Estimating Kurdish Population in Turkey: Population Modeling with Regression and Leslie Matrices

Zevi Altus

Stetson University
Abstract
1:00pm

The Statistics of the Oscars: What Type of Nominee Will Win?

Jacqueline Carlton

Florida Southern College
Abstract
1:20pm Break  
1:40pm

An Introduction to Parking Functions

Kimberly Hadaway

Williams College
Abstract
2:00pm

Discrete Fourier Transform and Tiling \(\mathbb{Z}_M\)

Lauren LaRue

Flagler College
Abstract
2:20pm

Predicting Math Anxiety in Preservice Teachers by Looking at Key Predictors

Annaliese Bradform

Florida Southern College
Abstract
2:40pm

On the Difference of Two Numbers Raised to the Same Power

Nathan Hallmark

Florida Southern College
Abstract
3:00pm

Closing Remarks

 

Contacts

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Everham, Lucas
Instructor I, Mathematics
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Maynard, Gretchen
Administrative Specialist, Mathematics
SH 0208A

Committee Members 

Lucas Everham
Brian Johnson

Katie Johnson
Menaka Navaratna

Galen Papkov
Shaun Sullivan

Erik Insko


The conference is funded by the FGCU College of Arts and Sciences, McGinnis Educational Services, the FGCU Whitaker Center STEM Education, the FGCU Office of Undergraduate Studies, and organized with the support of the FGCU Department of Mathematics.

October 19, 2021