Kaylee Kooiman and Ethan Van Andel, both senior mathematics majors, won the Ron Mosier memorial award from the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America. The award is given for the best student presentation(s) at the annual meeting of the section, which happened earlier this month.
Kooiman presented “Realizable Graphs of Equivalence Classes of Zero Divisors,” based on her research last summer at Brigham Young University. Van Andel presented “Computing the Riemann and Ahlfors Maps,” which was based upon research he’s done at Calvin for the past two years.
Both 2011 graduates, Kooiman and Van Andel will continue their mathematics education at the University of California Riverside and the University of California Berkeley, respectively.