NYC Regional Math Alliance Conference

Kean University, September 15, 2018

The NYC Regional Math Alliance is organizing a one-day conference highlighting the research of students being mentored by the NYC Alliance. The conference will be held in the STEM Building of Kean University on September 15, 2018.


For financial reasons, there is a limit to the number of people who can participate in the conference, so you must register to attend. In order to register, fill out this google form. The deadline to register is September 3rd.


The conference will feature short contributed talks by undergraduate students, a poster session, two plenary talks and a panel discussion on preparing for graduate school. Parallel sessions for the contributed talks will bring together students and faculty with shared interests in smaller groups. The poster session will offer an opportunity for informal mathematical discussions.


9:30-10:10 Greetings and Registration (Auditorium Lobby, 2nd floor of the STEM Building)
10:10-10:15 Opening remarks from George Chang (Dean of the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences at Kean University)
10:15-10:30 Opening remarks
10:30-11:20 Plenary Talk by Prof. David Goldberg
11:30-12:25 Short talks in Parallel Sessions
12:30-1:25 Lunch provided
1:30-2:20 Panel on preparing for graduate school (Students)
1:30-2:20 Planning and committee meetings (Faculty)
2:30-3:25 Short talks in Parallel Sessions
3:30-4:30 Poster presentations and networking
4:40-5:30 Plenary Talk by Prof. Cesar Valverde

For more detail, see the Conference Program (pdf).

Getting there

By train: The STEM building is a short walk from the Union station on the Raritan Valley Line of NJ Transit and can be reached from NYC's Penn Station or any other NJ Transit station. Those coming from Penn Station will likely have to transfer at Newark Penn Station. (This transfer is built into the train schedule and only involves a short wait.) View this train schedule to plan your trip and view this map to find your way to the STEM building from Union station.

Other methods: Note that the address for Kean University's STEM building is 1075 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083. Kean University has a directions page which lists directions to the campus using various modes of transportation.


  • Louis Beaugris (Kean University)
  • Gautam Chinta (City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center)
  • W. Patrick Hooper (City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center)


This conference is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DMS-1832866.

In addition, the indirect support of Kean University and The City College of New York have made this conference possible.

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