Mathematics Presentations

Conferences

(Links go to PDF versions of slides, where available.)
  • Reversal ratio and linear extension diameter. 23rd British Combinatorial Conference, Exeter, United Kingdom. (July 2011)
  • Reversal ratio and linear extension diameter. Canadian Conference on Discrete and Algorithmic Mathematics (CanaDAM) 2011, Victoria, British Columbia. (June 2011)
  • Online linear discrepancy. SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, Austin, Texas. (June 2010)
  • A characterization of partially ordered sets with linear discrepancy equal to 2. (Poster presentation.) New Directions in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization, Atlanta, Georgia. (May 2008)
  • A characterization of partially ordered sets with linear discrepancy equal to 2. 2008 Georgia Tech Graduate Student Symposium. (March 2008)
  • Six degrees of separation, Or, why Bacon is a good, but not the best, choice. North Dakota State University Mathematics Consortium. (April 2005)
  • Signed graph Laplacians. AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, Joint AMS/MAA Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. (January 2003)

Others

  • Online linear discrepancy, Technion Combinatorics Seminar. (May 2011)
  • Online linear discrepancy, London School of Economics Lunchtime Seminar. (February 2011)
  • Interval partitions and Stanley depth, London School of Economics Discrete Mathematics and Game Theory Seminar. (October 2010)
  • Interval partitions and Stanley depth, University of Louisville Mathematics Colloquium. (December 2009)
  • Online algorithms for graphs and partially ordered sets, Georgia Tech SIAM Student Seminar. (November 2009)
  • The Probabilistic Method, Or, Using Probability to Show that Something Definitely Exists, North Dakota State University Mathematics Club. (December 2008)
  • Linear discrepancy in partially ordered sets. North Dakota State University Mathematics Colloquium. (July 2007)
  • Six degrees of separation, Or, why Kevin Bacon is a good, but not the best, choice. North Dakota State University Mathematics Club. (May 2004)
  • Some combinatorial proofs of some noncombinatorial results. North Dakota State University Mathematics Colloquium. (April 2004)
  • One, two, skip a few, ninety-nine, one hundred, Or, How I learned there are smarter ways to count. North Dakota State University Mathematics Club. (September 2003)
  • Algebra and graphs and knots—oh my! North Dakota State University Mathematics Club. (September 2002)

Teaching, Learning, and Academic Integrity Presentations

Invited Faculty Development Workshops

  • Workshops on effective teaching, assessment of learning objectives, helping students think critically, and effective classroom management/dealing with disruptive students. Deanship of Skills Development, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (May 2011)
  • Problem Solving in the Classroom (with D.C. Llewellyn, Georgia Tech). Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning Fall Kickoff Workshop. (August 2010)
  • Workshops on active learning and rubrics for faculty from King Saud University. Organized by Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. (July 2010)
  • Getting your students to read the text (before class), Georgia Tech Retreat Exploring Effective Teaching. (January 2010)

Conferences

  • Integrated Course Design: Extending Lessons from an Introductory Mathematics Course (with L. Soleil, Georgia Tech). Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Greensboro, North Carolina. (February 2010)
  • Proactive Academic Integrity Measures—The Second Generation (with K.D. Boyd, University of Georgia, and E.S. McGarity, Georgia Tech). The 2005 Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia. (October 2005)
  • Academic Integrity and Cultural Differences (with M. Barry, Rochester Institute of Technology, and L. Pendleton, Virginia Tech). The 2005 Center for Academic Integrity International Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia. (October 2005)