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Advancing Student Participation in Research Experiences Conference (ASPiRE)

Advancing Student Participation in Research Experiences (ASPiRE) is an annual conference held at Florida Gulf Coast University each February to educate students about what it means to do “mathematics research" and inform them of research opportunities.

ASPiRE 2020

Feb 01, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM. FGCU - Seidler Hall, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers, FL 33965, USA 

Invited Speakers

Alicia Prieto Langarica

Youngstown State University

What is undergraduate research in mathematics and who gets to do it?​ This talk will describe some of the projects Dr. Prieto Langarica has done with students and discuss how her research students approached her to work on some of the projects, plus giving some advice to students interested in research.

Anna Katharina Eggleston

The Hertz Corporation

The Transformation from Mathematician to Data Analyst: A Reflection

Roxanne Back

Florida Southern College

In Defense of “Useless” Mathematics.The division between pure and applied mathematical research will be examined. We will look at examples of once thought to be pure mathematics that are now applied in ways that are invaluable to society.

Larry Southard

Florida Gulf Coast University

“Dark Side” Characteristics Linked to Serial Murderers

Program

TIME EVENT
8:00am Registration
9:00am Opening Remarks by Dean Lindsey of the College of Arts & Sciences
9:10am

Alicia Prieto Langarica. 

What is undergraduate research in mathematics and who gets to do it?

10:10am Break
10:20am 

Larry Southard

“Dark Side” Characteristics Linked to Serial Murderers

10:45am

Anna Katharina Eggleston

The Transformation from Mathematician to Data Analyst: A Reflection

11:10am Break
11:15am Panel on Research Experiences
12:00pm Conference Photo
12:10pm Lunch and Poster Session
1:00pm-3:30pm Student Talks (2 parallel sessions)

 Full Program

Contacts

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Program Coordinator/Associate Professor
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239-590-7297
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Hutchinson, Emily
Administrative Specialist
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239-590-7195