Conference History

Year

Conference Theme

Buckingham Scholar

Bohn Lecturer

1974

Geometry

H.S.M. Coxeter 1

1975 S

Statistics

Robert Hogg 1

1975 F

200 Years of Mathematics in America

Garrett Birkhoff 1

Dirk Struik 1

Morris Kline 2

1976

Recreational Mathematics

Elwyn Berlekamp

John Conway 2

1977

Number Theory

Ivan Niven

1978

Applied Mathematics

Victor Klee

1979

Geometry

Branko Grünbaum

1980

Statistics

Robert Hogg

1981

Emerging Trends in Math

Paul Halmos

1982

Math and Computing

Stephen Kleene

1983

Operations Research

Bill Lucas

1984

Mathematics Education

Peter Lax

1985

Statistics

Myles Hollander

1986

Discrete Mathematics

Ron Graham

1987

Computers and Mathematics

Robert Tarjan

1988

Mathematical Recreations

Richard Guy

1989

Issues in Teaching Calculus

Lida Barrett

1990

Linear Algebra and its Applications

Charles Curtis

1991

Statistics and its Applications

Stephen Fienberg

1992

History of Mathematics

Judith Grabiner

Victor Katz

1993

The Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics

Judah Schwartz

Karen Geuther Graham

1994

Analysis and General Topology in the Undergraduate Curriculum

Mary Ellen Rudin

Walter Rudin

Grahame Bennett

1995

Mathematical Modeling

John Casti

Philip Straffin

1996

Statistics

David Moore

Ray Myers

1997

Mathematics at Work

Terry Herdman

Andrew Sterrett

1998

Mathematics Classroom Demonstrations

Thomas Banchoff

Frank Morgan

1999

Experimental Mathematics

Jonathan Borwein

2000

Mathematical Pictures That Are Worth a Thousand Words

George Francis

Stan Wagon

2001

Statistics in Sports

Hal Stern

2002

History of Mathematics in America

Karen Parshall

David Zitarelli

2003

Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications

Charlie Colbourn

Robin Thomas

2004

Mathematics and Symmetry

Doris Schattschneider

2005

Mathematics and Biology

Avner Friedman

Carlos Castillo-Chavez

2006

Understanding Biological and Medical Systems Using Statistics

Louise Ryan

Eric Smith

2007

Number Theory

Bruce Berndt

Avner Ash

2008

Recreational Mathematics

Elwyn Berlekamp

Ed Pegg Jr.

2009

The Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics

Zalman Usiskin

J. Michael Shaughnessy

(Note: Unable to attend. Kichoon Yang presented one talk instead.)

2010

Analysis in the Undergraduate Curriculum

Steven G. Krantz

Neal Carothers

2011

Mathematics of Finance

Steven E. Shreve

Victor Goodman

2012

Statistics in Sports

Jim Albert

Mark Glickman

2013

Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

Joe Gallian

Dennis Davenport

2014

Optimization

Adam B. Levy

Dan Kalman

2015

Combinatorics

Penny Haxell

Jacques Verstraete

2016

Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

Chris Jones

Stephen Schecter

2017

Algebra and Connections to Geometry

Srikanth Iyengar

Chelsea Walton

Notes

 1. The Buckingham Scholar-in-Residence was established in 1976.  These speakers could have been so designated had the title existed at the time of their invited address.

 2. The Bohn Lecture was initiated in 1992.  These speakers could have been so designated had the title existed at the time of their invited address.