** April 2009 **

New Jersey City University

Jersey City NJ

Web site:http://web.njcu.edu/dept/math/Uploads/njcu_math_awareness_program_2009_final1.pdfContact:Theresa Michnowicz, <tmichnowicz@NJCU.edu>Short Description:New Jersey City University celebrates mathematics awareness month

MATHEMATICS AND CLIMATE
Opening Remarks: John Grew, Interim Dean of the William J. Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences, NJCU

The 10 a.m. Session Presider: Elizabeth Manfrede, Math Club President, NJCU

10:10 a.m. *The First Numerical Weather Forecast*,
Walter Kaczetow, Graduate Student in Mathematics Education, NJCU; Mentor-Professor Sandra Caravella

10:20 a.m. Presentation of Prentice E. Whitlock Award: Das Misir, Department of Mathematics, NJCU

10:30 a.m. *Global Warming and Mathematics*,
Hector Herrera, Francisco Mutate, Senior Mathematics and Physics Major, NJCU; Mentor-Professor Yi Ding

10:40 a.m. *The Melting Arctic Ice*,
Denise M. Condi, Babita M. Rambaran, Laurel Hanns, Senior Mathematics Major, NJCU; Mentor-Prof. Yi Ding

The 11 a.m. Session Presider: Deborah Bennett, Department of Mathematics

11:00 a.m. *Visualization of Output from Eulerian Transport and Transformation Model (CTM) for Atmospheric Sulphur*,
Thomas Liu, Department of Computer Science, NJCU

11:15 a.m. Presentation of Mathematics Scholarships: Karen D. Ivy, Department of Mathematics, NJCU

11:30 a.m. *Internal Waves in the Ocean*,
Ricardo Barros, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology

The 12 p.m. Session Presider: Zhixiong Chen, Department of Mathematics, NJCU

12:00 p.m. *Hurricanes and Climate*,
Timothy Hall, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies;
Remarks: Richard Riggs, Chair of the Department of Mathematics, NJCU

The 1:00 p.m. Session Presider: Sandra Caravella, Department of Mathematics, NJCU

1:00 p.m *Mathematical Modeling, Global Warming, and Public Policy*,
Frank Wattenberg, United States Military Academy, West Point;
Closing Remarks: Joanne Z. Bruno, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, NJCU