Welcome to TAMU Math Circle 2016-2017!

IMG_2338 IMG_2333 We meet at the second floor of the Blocker Building, Room 220, on the Texas A&M Campus from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturdays. New to this year, there will be an optional problem-solving session following the standard math circle activities.

The next meeting will be on Nov 5th, 2016. Registration is now open!

Math circle schedule:

2-4 pm – Weekly interactive activities.

4-5 pm – Problem solving session (optional):

  • Advanced Problem Solving, BLOC 202, Prof. Zhizhang Xie,
  • Intermediate Problem Solving, BLOC 203, Prof. Guoliang Yu,
  • Beginner Problem Solving, grades 7-8, BLOC 246, Dr. Kun Wang,
  • Beginner Problem Solving, grades 5-6, BLOC 205B, Amudhan Krishnaswamy-Usha, with help from David Sykes and Jintao Ding.
Date Beginner Intermediate Advanced
9/17/16 Ola Sobieska Even and Odd Numbers Dr. Ali Bicer & Dr. Sandra Nite Dilutions Philip Yasskin Axiomatic FInite Geometries
9/24/16 Philip Yasskin Trapezoid Numbers Philip Yasskin Trapezoid Numbers Maurice Rojas Gift Boxes, Mongoose in the Middle, and Secret Codes
10/1/16 David Kerr “Wait, was I supposed to turn left or right?” Riad Masri Explorations with Prime Numbers Zoran Sunic Random Walks and Search Engines
10/8/16 Dr. Robert Capraro Counting Cows & 3 Bean Salad Dr. Mary Margaret Capraro Locker Problem, Arithmagons, Magic Squares Dr. Luciana Barroso & Dr. Sandra Nite Exploring Lung Capacity
10/15/16 Tamara Carter CLUE in the Math Department Jens Forsgaard The a+b+ab Problem Kim Currens & Dr. Sandra Nite Modeling Sound Waves with Periodic Functions
11/5/16 Eviatar Procaccia Platonic and Archemidean Solids Parth Sarin Volodymyr Nekrashevych HS Contest Power Team Exam
11/19/16 TBD TBD Peter Kuchment Amazing efficiency of mathematics in sciences and engineering
12/3/16 TBD Konrad Wrobel TBD


The TAMU Math Circle would like to thank The National Science Foundation, The Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation, The Texas A&M University Math Department, and The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute for all of their support.