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Gonzaga's Mathematics Department will host two regular meetings every month of the academic year.


Spokane Regional Mathematics Colloquium

(First Wednesday of the month - Herak 237)

November 1, 2017
Dr. Sergey Lapin, WSU
Mathematical Modeling of a Human Eye
Dr. Lapin will discuss mathematical modeling of a human eye.
Abstract: Open angle glaucoma (OAG) is the second leading cause of blindness in the world and is characterized by changes in the optic nerve head and retinal ganglion cell death, resulting in irreversible vision loss. The lack of understanding of the roles of various risk factors in OAG constitutes a major limitation in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of OAG. One of the known risk factors for glaucoma is elevated intraocular pressure.
Mathematical modeling offers an important tool for understanding the relative influence of risk factors by linking the mechanical action of IOP on ocular tissues to the blood flow and oxygen transport within the ocular tissues.
The main objective of this work is to study the relationship between intraocular pressure, blood pressure, and blood flow autoregulation in the retinal vasculature and develop mathematical models that can be used to model conditions specific to individual glaucoma patients.


Contacts: Dr. Justin Marks and Dr. Shannon Overbay


Math Club Meetings

(Last Wednesday of the month - Herak 237)

October 25, 2017
Free Movie & Pizza Night!
"The Great math Mystery" - a NOVA film


Contacts: Dr. Logan Axon and Dr. Richard Cangelosi

The following groups will be notified of meetings by faculty coordinators:

(Please contact the faculty coordinators to be added to the desired group)

Putnam Competition Club

(Meetings will be coordinated by Dr. Kearney)
Contacts: Dr. Kate Kearney


Pi Mu Epsilon / Washington Epsilon

(Meetings coordinated by Dr. Dichone and Dr. Overbay)
Contacts: Dr. Bonni Dichone and Dr. Shannon Overbay



All meetings will be held from 5:10pm – 6:00pm

 

Previous Years' Events:  Fall 2012; Spring 2013; Fall 2013; Spring 2014

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