Michael Gintz

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Email: mgintz2@uic.edu
CV: pdf

I am a Ph.D. student in mathematics at the University of Illinois Chicago. My current office hours and teaching schedule can be found here: my department profile

I wrote problems for PUMaC, a math competition for high schoolers, from 2018 to 2020. Those problems, with solutions, can be found here: pdf

I wrote puzzles for the Princeton Puzzlehunt in 2020 and 2021. They can be found here:
Moving? In a virtual hunt? (2021): zip, solution
Missing Materials Meta (2021, co-written with the rest of the writing team): this is a metapuzzle! The supplement contains answers to other puzzles in the hunt: pdf, supplement, solution
Eat Your Heart Out, Hyperloop (2020): pdf, solution
Map to the Stars' Homes (2020): pdf, solution

I have a template for typesetting homework assignments in LaTeX, which is updated on occasion. It can be found here: link

Dance Dance Convolution is an application created by Chris Donahue, Zachary Lipton and Julian McAuley which takes as input an audio file and outputs a step chart for Stepmania 5, an open-source rhythm game. This application, along with a link to the download page for Stepmania 5, can be found here: link

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