The PUMC Conference has been cancelled. 

Thank you to all who have registered for the PUMC 2020 Conference. For preventative measures against the spread of COVID-19, the Rutgers Office for Clinical Affairs has advised canceling the PUMC Conference.  For COVID-19 updates and guidance from Rutgers University, go to


April 4, 2020, 9AM – 5PM

The Philadelphia Undergraduate Mathematics Conference Series is a collaborative effort of the Mathematics Departments at Bryn Mawr College, La Salle University, Rutgers University – Camden, and Temple University. Our goal is to provide professional opportunities and exposure to undergraduate students from the Philadelphia area interested in Mathematics.



Rutgers University–Camden
Law School West
217 N. Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102



There will be free parking in LOT C1, LOT C2, LOT C3, and LOT C14. View the Campus Map for lot locations.


Directions and Public Transportation


The conference will feature:

  • Plenary Speakers
  • Undergraduate Poster Session
  • Undergraduate Presentations
  • Professional Development Panel


Schedule [Tentative]

Time Event
9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:30 AM Welcome
9:40 AM  Plenary Talk, Professor Benedetto Piccoli, Rutgers-Camden,Math behind traffic and autonomous vehicles
10:40 AM  Break  
11 AM Plenary Talk, Professor Philip Gressman, UPenn, How Big Can It Be? Some Challenges of Size in Fourier Analysis
12:15 PM Lunch
12 – 1:30 PM Poster Session
1:30 PM Plenary Talk, Professor Ximena Catepillán, Millersville University,
Ethnomathematics: The Cultural Relevancy of Mathematics
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM Student Talks (view abstracts)
4 PM Professional Panel


Local Faculty Organizers

  • Howard Jacobowitz, Rutgers University
  • Sara Leshen, Rutgers University
  • Christopher Lim, Rutgers University 


Student Organizers

  •   TBA  



  • Rutgers University–Camden Department of Mathematical Sciences



Contact Dr. Howard Jacobowitz at or call (856) 225-6308.