TORUS, Saturday February 10, 2018
Bolin Science Hall
Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

8:00 – 9:00      Registration – Foyer, Bolin Science Hall (BO)

9:00 – 9:15       Welcome and Opening Remarks – BO 100

9:15 – 10:15      Using Complex Functions to Create Coloring Book Images, Dr. Julie Barnes – BO 100

10:20 – 11:00   Undergraduate Sessions (See Undergraduate Session Schedule for specific talks and rooms)

11:00 – 11:20    Break

11:20 – 12:00   Undergraduate Sessions (See Undergraduate Session Schedule for specific talks and rooms)

12:00 – 1:00     Lunch – Comanche Suites, Clark Student Center

1:15 – 2:15        Visualizing Hyperbolic Geometry, Evelyn Lamb, Freelance Mathematics Writer – BO 100

2:00 – 3:00      Panel Discussion, Careers in Mathematics – BO 100

3:00 – 3:20      Break

3:20 – 4:20      Math Jeopardy – BO 100

4:20 – 4:30      Closing Remarks – BO 100

Undergraduate Session Schedule

  Room 209 Room 213 Room 304 Room 320





10:20 – 10:35



Preston Ward

Tarleton State University

“Magic Squares”



Kameron Shrum

Midwestern State University

“Cyclic Decimals”




Nirjal Shrestha

Cameron University

“Comparing the Local Convergence Analaysis of Some Newton-Like Methods for Solving Equations”



Jacob Mattler and

Logan Willhoite

Stephen F Austin State University

“Homology of Elementary Functions”




10:40 – 10:55



Yujin Yoshimura

Midwestern State University

“Shogi Puzzle”



Samundra Regmi

Cameron University

“Quantum circuits for arithmetic operations over binary fields”



Lawrence Dongilli

University of Central Oklahoma

“Chordial Inverses of Functions”



Eric Hall and Aser Garcia

Tarleton State University

“Heliocentric Lunar-Forming Impact Model”




11:20 – 11:35



Edwin Gonzalez and

Stephen Lowe

Tarleton State University

N-body Approach to the Traveling Sales Man Problem”



Mason A. McCallum and Nicholas Petela

Tarleton State University

“Improved Ramsey Number Bounds Via MCMC”



Sawyer J Robertson

University of Oklahoma

“Boundary Value Problems and Green’s Functions on Magnetic Graphs”



Alex Jenny

Midwestern State University

“Parking Lot Occupancy Tracking with Machine Learning”




11:40 – 11:55



Ashton Short

Angelo State University

“Unavoidable Minors of Hypergraphs”



Upama Neupane

Cameron University

“Polynomial Multiplication over Binary Fields”



Sabrina Hetzel

Tarleton State University

“Computing absorption probabilities in simple finite random walks”



Maria Tover and Preston Ward

Tarleton State University

“Quantifying Gerrymandering Via Transit Time”