Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Saturday, November 7, 2020
University of Illinois at Chicago

Organized by David Dumas, Julius Ross, Christof Sparber, 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 and contributed lectures and posters by undergraduates on their own research projects.

UMS 2020 Poster (PDF)

Download the symposium poster


The next UMS will be held on November 7, 2020. This will be an online-only event, and there are no fees either for participants or speakers. There are three parts to registration:

Anybody who would like to participate in the event please fill out the UMS 2020 Participant Registration by November 5.

Any group or individual who would like to apply to present a poster please fill out the UMS 2020 - Poster Presentation by November 5.

Any group or individual who would like to apply to give a presentation please fill out the UMS 2020 - Lightning Talk Application by October 15.

Plenary lectures


The 2020 symposium will be held entirely online (likely using Zoom and gather.town). The provisional timetable is as follows (all times are CST)
9.00am-10.00am Plenary Talk
10.00am-10.30am Break
10:30am-11.45am Lightning Talks
11:30am-1.00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm-2:00pm Plenary Talk
2:00pm-2:30pm Break
2:30pm-3:45pm Lightning Talks
4:00pm-5:00pm Poster Session


UMS is supported in part by the following grants from the National Science Foundation: NSF RTG 1246844, DMS 1348092 CAREER.


Julius Ross (juliusro@uic.edu)