Tuesday, December 21, 2010

SBU Student Presents at Math Research Conference

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 / scsmith@sbuniv.edu

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University alumni Chris Stucky ’10 recently participated in The Sixth MAKO Undergraduate Math Research Conference. Undergraduates from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma presented short talks on their research. Stucky graduated in May, but his research was conducted in his senior year at SBU.  

Stucky’s abstract was “A Boolean Computational Approach to Finding Prime Numbers.” He presented the results of a semester of research involving a Boolean computational approach to finding prime numbers derived from a study of pattern formations in tables of multiplicative inverses.

Funding for this conference was provided by an NSF grant through the MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences Program.


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