The Center for Discrete Mathematics
and Theoretical Computer Science

Reconnect Satellite Conference 2003:
Illinois Institute of Technology

Reconnecting Teaching Faculty to the Mathematical Sciences Enterprise

Centrality in Graphs with Applications to the Theory of Location of Facilities

Dates: July 16 - July 23, 2003
(A break day will be provided in between the program schedule)

This conference exposes faculty teaching undergraduates to the mathematical sciences research enterprise by introducing them to a current research topic relevant to the classroom through a series of lectures by a leading expert and involving them in writing materials useful in the classroom. Participants have the possibility of following up by preparing these materials for publication in the DIMACS Educational Modules Series.

The workshop offers the opportunity for junior faculty as well as mid-level and senior faculty to advance to research questions in a new area of the mathematical sciences. Participants will also acquire materials and gain ideas for seminar presentations and for undergraduate research projects.

This conference is also aimed at reconnecting faculty to the mathematical sciences research enterprise by involving them in a leading research center which is a consortium of Princeton University, Rutgers University, AT&T Labs, Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies, NEC Research and Telcordia Technologies. There will be opportunities to follow up after the conference by getting connected to DIMACS researchers and other DIMACS programs throughout the year.


K. Brooks Reid, California State University San Marcos (breid@csusm.edu)
Centrality in Graphs with Applications to the Theory of Location of Facilities (click title for more information on this topic)


F.R. McMorris, Illinois Institute of Technology (mcmorris@iit.edu)
Fred S. Roberts, Rutgers University (froberts@dimacs.rutgers.edu)

Sessions will be held at Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago, IL.

Lodging and meals will be provided through anticipated NSF funding. Limited funds are expected to be available for travel awards.

Anyone may apply. Please apply for any one of the conferences or all of them (however, you must apply separately for each of the programs). Preference will be given to faculty whose primary job is undergraduate teaching. Two-year college faculty are welcome to apply. Faculty from groups under-represented in mathematics are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for Applications: Application deadline extended until all slots are filled.

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To receive more information contact F.R. McMorris, Reconnect Satellite Program Director, or telephone: (312) 567-8981.

F.R. McMorris
Reconnect Satellite Program Director
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
10 West 32nd Street
E1, Room 208
Chicago, IL 60616-3793 USA

To view the 2003 Satellite Reconnect Programs, please visit the following program web pages:

DIMACS / Rutgers University Salem State College

To view previous Reconnect programs, please visit the following program web pages:

Reconnect 1998 Reconnect 1999 Reconnect 2000 Reconnect 2002

Document last modified on July 15, 2003.