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Why Study Math at Elizabethtown

The learning and study environment in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Elizabethtown College is wonderfully cooperative and conducive to learning.

Areas of Study

The learning and study environment in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Elizabethtown College is wonderfully cooperative and conducive to learning.

Math Majors After Graduation

Our graduates go on to successful careers, in graduate studies, and more...

Student Research

 

Below are some recent student research projects.

STUDENT NAME PROJECT ADVISOR
Ellen Lowy Some Applications of Wavelets Tim McDevitt
Alicia Froh  Translation of Aportación a la Homotopia de Sistemas de Nudos' by Antonio Plans, Contribution to the homotopy systems of knots, 1957 James Hughes
Alan Dyson Strengths and Shortcomings of the Lebesgue Integral (presented at EPADEL meeting held at Dickinson University in Spring 2013) Leyla Batakci
Maura Faherty Continued Fractions Leyla Batakci
Julia Hodge Using Digital Roots to Outline a Winning Strategy for a Nim-Like Game (presened at EPADEL meeting held at Dickinson University in Spring 2013) Gabriela Sanchis
Emily Lehman Mathematics and the Christian Faith: A Parallel Universe  Bobette Thorsen
Taryn Shank Elliptic Curve Cryptography Bobette Thorsen
Ellen Lowy Doing Math While Waiting For Dinner' Tim McDevitt
Frank Arnold Optimal Strategies for `Around the World' (published in The Pi Mu Epsilon Journal, Vol 13, No. 8, 2013, pp. 449-458; presented at EPADEL held at Shippensburg University in Spring 2012) Tim McDevitt
Elizabeth Starkey The Mathematics Behind Set

Leyla Batakci

Matt Butera A Graph Theoretic Approach to Bloxorz (presented at EPADEL meeting held at Bryn Mawr, Fall 2011)

Tim McDevitt

Melissa Cangialosi Mathematics in Perspective

Tim McDevitt

Daniel Hart Quantifying the Effect of Catherterization on Venous Blood Flow (presented at EPADEl held at Harrisburg Area Community College in Spring 2011)

Tim McDevitt

Doug Summerson Hold'em Poker: A Discrete Analysis (presented at EPADEL meeting held at Elizabethtown College in Spring 2010)

Tim McDevitt

 

 

 

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