Mathematics Advanced Study Semester
Sixteenth Annual
MASS Fest Conference
August 7, 2014
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates at Penn State (REU) announces the MASS FEST Conference for the Summer 2014. It will be a small informal conference for MASS and Summer REU program alumni. REU 2014 students will present final research project results. MASS and REU alumni are invited to share their research activities. There will also be guest mathematics lecturers. We hope you plan to attend so you may share both knowledge and MASS and REU memories.

Thursday, August 7
9:30-10:00     S. Yan Tiling the rectangles with gaps by L-shaped tronimoes
10:05-10:35 A. Arroyo, D. Walton, S. Volokhin   On Bounding the Curvature of Embedded Immersions
Evolving Under Curve Shortening Flow on the Flat Torus
10:45-11:15 K. Nataraj Analytic Identities Arising from Gordon’s
11:20-11:50 K. Chua, N. Kahrs, Y. Zhang Classifying Intersections of Max-Plus Hemispaces
11:50-1:30 Lunch
  1:30-2:30 Professor Anton Petrunin TBA
  2:40-3:10 Z. Ma, R. Stees Billiards in Two Dimensions
  3:45-4:15 J. Seidman, S. Sorokanich Livsic Theorems, Then and Now
  4:20-4:50 B. Roytman, J. Girsch Semigroup Problems