SHSU Summer Math Student Presents Poster at Joint Math Meetings in Atlanta

SHSU summer students Kristen Lawler and Christian Schmidt were recognized with the "Outstanding Poster Award" for their poster titled "Optimal Net Energy and Foraging Behavior of the Grus americana" at the prestigious 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia, which were held from January 4-7, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta and the Marriott Atlanta Marquis hotels.

Lawler, who attends Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and Schmidt, a student at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, created the poster while attending SHSU this past summer, and Lawler attended the Joint Mathematics Meetings and presented the poster.

The students were mentored by Department of Mathematics & Statistics professors Edward Swim and John Alford. Their poster was selected out of hundreds presented at the conference, making this a singular honor for the students.

Click here to view their award-winning poster. For more information, contact Dr. Swim or Dr. Alford.