MATH DAY 2016

Stony Brook Math Day is a one-day festival for all undergraduate math majors. Come hear talks by James Simons, Simon Donaldson and other mathematicians; take part in math-related activities; and connect with faculty and students over lunch and tea. This year's Math Day will be on Saturday, November 12th.

Financial support for travel is available. Registered participants will have lunch and tea provided. The deadline for registration was October 24th. See below for directions to the event.

Here is the Math Day poster. Click on the image for a larger version.

Location and Schedule

The entire event will take place at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. See below for directions to the center.

09:30 Welcome, Breakfast, Map Coloring Problems

Simons Center Lobby

11:00 Chris Bishop, “Random problems in geometry”

Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103

11:40 Marco Martens, “Cantor sets”

Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103

12:30 Lunch

Simons Center Lobby

14:00 James Simons, “My life and times in mathematics”

Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103

14:30 Tea time

Simons Center Lobby

15:30 Simon Donaldson, “Spaces of spaces”

Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103

16:10 Moira Chas, “How to do mathematics with your laptop”

Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103

17:00 Wrap up

Simons Center Lobby

Here are the five speakers.

Directions, Parking, Hotel

Directions: The entire event will take place at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Please click here for directions to the center (by car, train, etc.)

Parking: On Saturday, you can park pretty much anywhere on campus (unless there is a sign saying otherwise). There are two large parking lots close to the Simons center; they are marked in red, inside the box B-4, on the campus parking map.

Hotel: On Friday night, a small number of participants are staying at the Hilton Garden Inn on campus. The hotel offers free parking, and a free shuttle bus to and from the Stony Brook train station (call 631-941-2980 in advance to schedule a pick-up).