Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Saturday, November 10, 2018
University of Illinois at Chicago

Organized by David Dumas, Julius Ross, and Kevin Tucker

About the symposium

The Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium at UIC is an annual one-day meeting focusing on undergraduate mathematical research and education. The meeting features invited lectures by mathematical researchers, as well as contributed lectures and posters by undergraduates on their own research projects.

The next UMS will be held at UIC on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

UMS 2018 Poster (PDF)

Download the symposium poster (designed by Jānis Lazovskis)

Plenary speakers

Registration form

Complete this form if you would like to attend the symposium, or to apply to present your work as a poster or in a contributed lecture.

→ Registration/application form

Please make note of the following deadlines:


All symposium events will take place on UIC's East Campus, in the Science and Engineering Offices building (SEO) and in Lecture Center F1. Registration, lunch and coffee will be provided in room SEO 300, while the lectures will take place in the lecture center.

Schedule of events

Plenary lectures are 50 minutes and student lectures 20 minutes; breaks of 10 minutes between talks allow for questions and discussion. A catered lunch of sandwiches and salads is provided for all symposium participants.

More details will be added to the schedule as the speakers are confirmed.

Friday, November 9
4:00 - 5:00pm Poster previews and math department tea in SEO 300
Saturday, November 10
8:15 - 8:50am Sign-in and coffee in SEO 300
Morning session — Plenary Lectures — Lecture Center F1
9:00am (Plenary lecture)
10:00am (Plenary lecture)
11:00am (Plenary lecture)
12:00pm Lunch in SEO 300
Afternoon Session 1 — Student lectures — Lecture Center F1
1:00pm (Student lecture)
1:30pm (Student lecture)
2:00pm (Student lecture)
2:30pm Coffee break in SEO 300
Afternoon session 2 — Student lectures — Lecture Center F1
3:00pm (Student lecture)
3:30pm (Student lecture)
4:00pm (Student lecture)
4:30 - 5:30pm Poster Session in SEO 300


Kevin Tucker (kftucker@uic.edu)