Friday, January 30, 2015

Dr. Paul Cao Awarded the Senior Faculty Study Leave Grant

Dr. Paul Cao was awarded the Senior Faculty Study Leave Grant for the Fall 2015 semester. During this sabbatical leave, he will focus on the development of cyber security courses such as information security and network security. He will visit the Computer Science Department at Ohio State University and collaborate with Professor Dong Xuan. Professer Xuan is an expert on security and networks. Also during his study leave, Dr. Paul Cao, will collaborate with the Xuan Group on several data analysis projects using machine learning and data mining techniques.

2014 Math and Computer Science News Available

The Math and Computer Science Department has put the 2014 Newsletter on their website. Click here to read the fall 2014 newsletter for the Ashland University Mathematics and Computer Science Department.

You will find information about student activities, student accomplishments, Math Lab Renovation, Alumni News, and Faculty News. You can also read about Dr. Iyad Ajwa's participation in the Fullbright U.S. Scholar Program. Look inside to discover who the new chair of the department is.

Additional news is posted on the Math and Computer Science department page throughout the year. You can even sign up to receive new postings by email on the department blog site.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Math 450 Senior Seminar Presents "How Many Regions Are Created in a Two-Dimensional Plane?" on Tuesday, January 27

What is the distinct number of regions possible when using parallel lines, concurrent lines, and lines that are neither parallel nor concurrent? Attend senior science/chemistry major,Scott Glorioso's,senior seminar talk and he will show you proofs to determine the distinct number of regions.

Math 450 Senior Seminar Presents
"How Many Regions are Created in a Two-Dimensional Plane?"
by Scott Glorioso
Tuesday, January 27
4:30 p.m.
in Patterson 301

All are Welcome!

Math 450 Senior Seminar Presents "Euler's Perfection of Sound," Tuesday, February 3

Why do certain sounds appear pleasant and others do not? Attend integrated math senior Brenda Forbes senior seminar talk and find out!

Math 450 Senior Seminar Presents
"Euler's Perfection of Sound"
by Brenda Forbes
Tuesday, February 3
4:30 p.m.
in Patterson 301

All are Welcome!

Euler's musical theory explained how certain sounds appear pleasant and others do not. This is noted by sequence numbers in scale and specific order, which he called "perfection of sound." He stated that where there is perfection, there is necessary order.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Math Club Meeting

The first Math Club Meeting of the Spring 2015 is tonight, Tuesday, January 27 in Patterson 324. The theme will be Mathemagical TED Talks by Arthur Benjamin.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Drop-In Tutoring Spring 2015

Drop-In tutoring Available for Math Courses

Ashland University's Center for Academic Support provides tutors and other tools to help students succeed. Drop-In sessions are available for several Math classes in Kettering 219. Below are the classes and times for drop in tutoring. 

Do not struggle. Drop-In and see a tutor. All below tutor sessions are available from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in Kettering 219.

Calc. Mgmt. Life & Soc. Sci. II (M202) - Mondays

The Calculus II (M206) - Wednesdays

Elementary Statistics (M208) - Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Theory of Arith. & Geom. (M217) - Thursdays

Geometry for Middle Grades (M218) - Tuesdays

Discrete Math II (M224) - Wednesdays

Please also see your professor for help!!!