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2024 Spring Meeting

SUNY Fredonia

April 19 - 20, 2024
SUNY Fredonia

Abstract submission is closed. Registration to attend the meeting without attending the banquet or lunch will continue up to the day of the event in the Williams Center on Friday and Fenton Hall on Saturday.

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SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY

Program Chair

Cesar Aguilar

Local Organizer

Robert Rogers

Invited Speakers

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    Shahin Mehdipour Ataee

    SUNY Fredonia
    Banquet Speaker
    Shahin's Bio

    Shahin Mehdipour Ataee successfully earned his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus, in 2018. His research primarily centered around Semantic Web Services, with a specific emphasis on crafting intelligent communicating agents. Post-graduation, his professional journey has led him to explore diverse facets of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Having started his career as a professor in Computer Engineering and Science courses in 2014, Shahin now serves as an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the State University of New York in Fredonia. His dedication to both academic research and teaching underscores his commitment to advancing knowledge and fostering learning in the field of computer science.

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    Aaron Heap

    SUNY Geneseo
    Gehman Lecture
    Aaron's Bio

    Aaron Heap earned his PhD in Mathematics from Rice University in 2004, studying Algebraic and Geometric Topology. He is a Roemer Supported Professor at SUNY Geneseo, where he serves as Chair of the Department of Mathematics. He has been honored with several teaching awards, including the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. His current research interests includes knot theory, mapping class groups, 3D printing, and online educational tools. Beyond his academic passions and job-related activities, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, playing games with his two kids, doing construction and remodeling work, and completing items from the long list of projects that his wife makes him do.

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    Nancy Ann Neudauer

    Pacific University
    Invited Address
    Nancy Ann's Bio

    Nancy Ann Neudauer is the Thomas and Joyce Holce Professor of Science and Professor of Mathematics at Pacific University, Associate Secretary of the MAA, and Co-Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (CURM). She received her PhD in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin and her research in matroid theory and graph theory has been supported by grants from the Simons Foundation, the Fulbright Program, the National Science Foundation, and an endowed Research Chair. She is on the Board of Directors and the Congress of the MAA, Program Chair for the Cascadia Combinatorial Feast since 2001, was Visiting Mathematician to the national offices of the MAA, Director of the MAA Dolciani Mathematics Enrichment Grant Program for 13 years, a PI on the NSF-funded META Math (the Mathematical Education of Teachers as an Application of Mathematics) project, Associate Director for PNW Section NExT for 19 years, and recipient of a Distinguished Teaching Award and a Meritorious Service Award. As a Fulbright Specialist, her outreach extends to African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Centres in South Africa, Tanzania, Ghana, Cameroon, and Rwanda and she is the recipient of a Fulbright Global Scholars Award. She is particularly interested in bringing matroids to a wider audience by introducing them to working mathematicians and their students in every corner of the world.

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    Thomas Pfaff

    Ithaca College
    Invited Address
    Thomas' Bio

    Thomas J. Pfaff is chair and professor of mathematics at Ithaca College. He is the author of two books: R for College Mathematics and Statistics (Chapman and Hall/CRC 2019) and Applied Calculus with R (Springer 2023). He also maintains the and websites and blog.