**PME Student Presentations**

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**Heather Akerson**

Minnesota Delta

College of Saint Benedict

*RNA Secondary Structure - A Statistical Analysis*

**Samuel Behrend**

Ohio Iota

Denison University

*Determining Intrinsic Triple Linking in Straight-Edge Embeddings of K_9*

**Alica Brinkman**

Wisconsin Delta

Saint Norbert College*How We Roll: The Theory and Construction of the Square Wheel Bicycle*

**Ashley Burt**

California Xi

Pepperdine University*A Somewhat Linear Fixed Point Problem: Introduction and Theory*

**Shawn Case**

Massachusetts Eta

Fitchburg State College*Dynamical Systems: Sink or Source*

**William B. Cousins**

California Xi

Pepperdine University *A Somewhat Linear Fixed Point Problem: Some Results and Numeric Issues*

**Kristin Creech**

Texas Iota

University of Texas at Arlington*Dual Dilation of Two-Interval Wavelet Sets*

**Erica Cross**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *Regression Statistics with Data Subjected to Type II Censoring*

**Jennifer Crounse**

Massachusetts Eta

Fitchburg Stae College*Pascal's Triangle in Secondary Education*

**Abdulmajed Dakkak**

Ohio Gamma

University of Toledo*Towards Proving the Erdos-Faber-Lovascz Conjecture*

**Tyler Drombosky**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *An Introduction to the Hodgkin-Huxley Model*

**Krista Foster**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *Thermal Nondestructive Evaluation in Composite Materials with Porosity*

**Iordan Ganev**

Ohio Epsilon

Miami University

*Order Dimension of Subgroups*

**Yair Goldberg**

North Carolina Epsilon

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro*On the Method of Calculating Zeros of the Derivatives of the Riemann Zeta Function*

**Brent Hancock**

California Xi

Pepperdine University *A Somewhat Linear Fixed Point Problem: Further Results and Numeric Issues*

**Damon Haught**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University*An Introduction to Degree Theory in R^n*

**Lisa Hickok**

Illinois Alpha

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

*Finite Hexagonal Arrays Produced by Pascal's Algorithm*

**John Hoffman**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *What Do We Know About Symmetries of Polynomials?*

**Adam Hughes**

Illinois Alpha

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign*An Elementary Classification of Symmetric, Additive 2-cocycles*

**Sara Jensen **

Wisconsin Epsilon

Carthage College

*An Alternative Proof of the Anti-Pasch Conjecture*

**Bill Kay **

South Carolina Alpha

University of South Carolina

*On the Seymour Second Neighborhood Conjecture*

**Brendan Kelly **

New Jersey Theta

The College of New Jersey

*How to Obtain Algebraic Information from Zero-Divsor Graphs*

**Kevin Kreighbaum **

Ohio Omicron

Mount Union College

*Can Your Spare a Square*?

**Arielle Leitner **

California Omicron

California State University, Chico

*Universal Cycles of Classes of Sequences*

**Daniel Lithio**

Michigan Delta

Hope College*Modeling Dynamics of a Volleyball Serve: Choosing the Optimal Trajectory*

**W. Ryan Livingston**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *Can 2008 be the first digits of 2^n?*

**Jim Manning**

South Carolina Alpha

The University of South Carolina*Tilings of a Finite Rectangular Region with Rectangular Tiles*

**Vincent Martinez**

New Jersey Theta

The College of New Jersey*Plant-Pathogen Dynamics*

**Cheyne Miller**

New York Psi

Iona College*Algebraic Properties of h-Vectors Associated to Certain Simple Convex Polytopes*

**Kathleen Miller**

Wisconsin Delta

Saint Norbert College *Genetic Modeling of the White Buffalo*

**Daniel Monfre**

Wisconsin Epsilon

Carthage College*Fibonacci and Base-2 Pseudoprimes: Can Two Wrongs Make a Right?*

**David Nassar**

Ohio Nu

The University of Akron*Mathematical Model and Experimental Results of Biofilm Growth*

**Peter Olszewski **

Connecticut Gamma

Fairfield University

*Group Presentations, Cayley Graphs, and Markov Processes*

**Ryan Pavlek**

Wisconsin Delta

Saint Norbert College*Introduction to Sudoku for the Algorithmically-Minded*

**Jared Ruiz**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *A Surprisingly Sum of Arctangents*

**Diana Saly**

New Hampshire Alpha

University of New Hampshire*A Dynamical Systems Approach to Stability Tracking of Treadmill Running*

**Stephanie Schauer**

Wisconsin Delta

Saint Norbert College*Rolling Smoothly on a Saw-Tooth Road: The Theory for a Wheel*

**Douglas R. Smith**

Ohio Delta

Miami University *A Method for Determining Rows of Pascal's Triangle Modulo 3*

**Nathan St. John **

Ohio Delta

Miami University*A Lower Bound on the Barycentric Davenport Constant*

**Shira Stav**

North Carolina Theta

University of North Carolina at Charlotte*Poisson's PDE with Nonhomogeneous BC's*

**Samuel Taylor**

New Jersey Theta

The College of New Jersey*Using Tangent and Normal Vectors to Investigate Knots*

**Kristal Temple**

Oregon Delta

Western Oregon University*What I Did with My Summer*

**Jeremy Thompson**

Colorado Gamma

United States Airforce Academy

*Numerical Semigroups and Wilf's Conjecture*

**Corey Vorland**

Wisconsin Delta

Saint Norbert College*Modeling Diatom Growth in Trout Lake*

**Doug Wajda**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *Partial Differential Equation Model of Traffic Flow*

**Seena Vali**

New York Alpha Nu

Fordham University*Ordering and Factorization of Sparse Matrices of GF(2)*

**Alison Wiland**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *Fibonacci Numbers in Architecture*

**Moriah Wright**

Ohio Xi

Youngstown State University *Cauchy's Condensation Test*

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