Lara Pudwell, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, attended the Sixteenth International Conference on Permutation Patterns July 9-13, 2018 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. At the conference, Prof. Pudwell gave a talk entitled “On the distribution of peaks (and other statistics)”, chaired a session, and participated in the conference series steering committee meeting.



In addition, four students traveled to the conference.  Rising junior mathematics major Jacob Roth and presented a poster on “The distribution of statistics for pattern avoiding permutations”, based on a 2017-2018 undergraduate research project.


Also, VERUM students Julia Krull, Eric Redmon, and Andrew Reimer-Berg and “Permutation packing in words” based on their summer 2018 research.