The Berkeley Math Circle

Calendar

BMC sessions are scheduled on Tuesdays at UC Berkeley:

Session

Time

Room

Beginners I

  5:00 PM to 6:20 PM

  Evans 344

Beginners II

  6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

  Evans 344

Intermediate I

  6:10 PM to 7:55 PM

  Evans 340

Intermediate II

  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  Evans 740

Advanced

  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  Evans 736

 

---- Please NOTE:

  • The starting times are sharp and parking is limited, so please plan on arriving 10 to 15 minutes prior in order to be situated and ready for the session.
  • Late arrivals cause disturbance and distraction and therefore are strongly discouraged.
  • Regarding the Monthly Contest schedule, you'll find little symbols in the left hand column:
  1.      dist_icon.png   -  when a Monthly Contest will be distributed.
  2.     due_icon.png   -  when a Monthly Contest is due.
  3.      awards_icon.png  - when the awards for that Monthly Contest will be held.
  • Please go to the BMC Elementary  tab for its information and schedule.

Calendar for 2016 - 2017 Academic Year

MC1
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Fusing Dots, Part I
PDF
344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Fusing Dots, Part I

PDF

344 Evans
Zvezda Stankova Intermediate I - Counting Regions in the Plane, Part I

PDF

340 Evans
Austin Shapiro Intermediate II - Benford's Law
PDF, PDF, PDF
740 Evans
Laura Pierson Advanced - Generating Functions
PDF
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Fusing Dots, Part II

PDF

344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Fusing Dots, Part II

PDF

344 Evans
Chris Overton Intermediate II - "Lord of the Rings and Fields: infinitely many 'number' systems"
PDF
740 Evans
Peter Selinger Advanced - Rational curves and Pythagorean triples
PDF
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Fusing Dots, Part III

PDF

344 Evans
Zvezda Stankova Intermediate I - Counting Regions in the Plane, Part III
PDF
340 Evans
Chris Overton Intermediate II - "Lord of the Rings and Fields: infinitely many 'number' systems" II

PDF

740 Evans
Richard Borcherds Advanced - Archimedean Solids
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Exotic Bases
344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Place Value Challenges
PDF
344 Evans
Bernt Wahl Intermediate I - Fractals Everywhere
340 Evans
Petra Munih Intermediate II - Counting; beyond the basics I
PDF
740 Evans
Sungjin Im Advanced - Theoretical Models, Algorithmic Ideas, and Applications to MapReduce and Hadoop?
736 Evans
MC2 MC1
Instructor Topic Room
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - Pascal's Triangle
344 Evans
Zvezda Stankova Beginners II - Reconstructing Mona Lisa, Part I
PDF, PDF

YouTube

344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - Paper Cutting Tricks
PDF
340 Evans
Petra Munih Intermediate II - Counting; beyond the basics II
740 Evans
Alain Valette Advanced - Embedding graphs in Euclidean spaces
736 Evans
MC1
Instructor Topic Room
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - Properties of Arithmetic
344 Evans
Zvezda Stankova Beginners II - Reconstructing Mona Lisa, Part II

PDF, PDF, YouTube

344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - Paper Cutting Tricks Part II

PDF

340 Evans
Petra Munih Intermediate II - Counting; beyond the basics III
740 Evans
Tomer Kotek Advanced - Graph Colorings
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - Three Strange Machines
PDF
344 Evans
Ellen Kulinsky Beginners II - Counting and Probability
344 Evans
Tom Davis Intermediate I - Vector and Matrices
PDF
340 Evans
Zandra Vinegar Intermediate II - Brain-Warping Probability Part I
740 Evans
Ali Gurel Advanced - Invariance
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - Some Properties of the Number Seven
PDF
344 Evans
Ellen Kulinsky Beginners II - Counting and Probability Part II
344 Evans
Tom Davis Intermediate I - Vector and Matrices Part II
340 Evans
Zandra Vinegar Intermediate II - Brain-Warping Probability Part II
740 Evans
Robert Kleinberg Advanced - Random Walks
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Natalya St. Clair Beginners I - Triangles and Altitudes
344 Evans
Natalya St. Clair Beginners II - Triangles and Altitudes
344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - Geometric Probability
PDF
340 Evans
Joanna Ochremiak Nathanael Fijalkow Intermediate II - Determinacy: which games are not worth playing?
740 Evans
Aaron Kleinman Advanced - How many shuffles does it take to mix up a deck?
736 Evans
MC3 MC2
Instructor Topic Room
Natalya St. Clair Beginners I - Is Democracy Fair
344 Evans
Natalya St. Clair Beginners II - Is Democracy Fair
344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - Geometric Probability Part II

PDF

340 Evans
Joanna Ochremiak Nathanael Fijalkow Intermediate II - Games not worth Playing
740 Evans
Matthew Anderson Advanced - NP Completeness
PDF
736 Evans
MC2
Instructor Topic Room
Natalya St. Clair Beginners I - Triangles and Alitutdes Part II
PDF
344 Evans
Natalya St. Clair Beginners II - Triangles and Alitutdes Part II

PDF

344 Evans
Dmitry Fuchs Advanced - Solving algebraic equations modulo an integer
PDF
736 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Anuj Dawar Uncountable, Uncomputable and Unpredictable
PDF
736 Evans
Zvezda Stankova Beginners I - Popular Math Areas in Contests, Part I
PDF, PDF
344 Evans
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - Ruler and Compass Part I
PDF
344 Evans
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - AMC 8 Recap
340 Evans
Andrea Jedwab Intermediate II - Pick's Theorem
740 Evans
Instructor Topic Room
Zvezda Stankova Beginners I - Popular Math Areas in Contests, Part II

Areas, MK

344 Evans
MC3
Instructor Topic Room
Olga Holtz Colloquium Talk for BMC-Upper
TBD
MC5 MC4
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Divisibility
PDF
344
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Divisibility
PDF
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Intermediate I - Strolling with Euler I
PDF
340
Petra Munih Intermediate II - TBA
740
Evan O'Dorney Advanced - Determinants and Odd and Even Permutations - Part I
PDF
736
MC4
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Divisibility - Part II
PDF
344
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Divisibility -Part II
PDF
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Intermediate I - Strolling with Euler II
PDF
340
Petra Munih Intermediate II - TBA
TBA
Evan O'Dorney Advanced - Determinants and Odd and Even Permutations - Part II
PDF
736
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Divisibility - Part III
PDF
344
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Divisibility - Part III
PDF
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Intermediate I - Strolling with Euler III
PDF
340
Petra Munih Intermediate II - TBA
740
Ciprian Demeter Advanced - Pigeon Hole Principle and beyond
PDF
736
Instructor Topic Room
BMC Staff AMC 10/12 Contest for Intermediate II and Advanced

No regular session

TBA
Alex Zorn Beginners I - The coordinate plane -Part I
344
Alex Zorn Beginners II - Coordinate Plane

See handout in later week

344
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - Rational and Irrational Numbers
340
MC6 MC5
Instructor Topic Room
Alex Zorn Beginners I - 0214
344
Alex Zorn Beginners II - 0214
344
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - Pulling Rabbits from Hats
PDF
340
Zvezda Stankova Intermediate II - AMC 10/12 Contest Aftermath
740
Nick Andersen Advanced - Olympiad Tricks - Part I

Same handout as part II

736
MC5
Instructor Topic Room
Alex Zorn Beginners I - Coordinate Plane - Final
PDF
344
Alex Zorn Beginners II - Coordinate Plane - Final
PDF
344
Kelli Talaska Intermediate I - BAMO Prep

No handouts

340
Shay Moran Intermediate II - Puzzles
PDF
740
Nick Andersen Advanced - Olympiad Tricks - Part II
PDF
736
Instructor Topic Room
BMC Staff BAMO 8/12

No regular sessions

TBA
Instructor Topic Room
BMC Staff AIME I for Qualifiers
732
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - Counting I
PDF
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - Counting I
PDF
344
Ellen Kulinsky Intermediate I - Combinatorics - Continued

No handouts

340
Zvezda Stankova Intermediate II - BAMO Aftermath
740
Shay Moran Advanced - Puzzles
PDF
736
MC7 MC6
Instructor Topic Room
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - Counting II
PDF
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - TBA
344
Ellen Kulinsky Intermediate I - 3-14
340
Petra Munih Intermediate II - TBA
TBA
Pratima Karpe Advanced - TBA
TBA
MC6
Instructor Topic Room
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners I - TBA
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - 0321
344
Ellen Kulinsky Intermediate I - 321
340
Petra Munih Intermediate II - TBA
740
Jesse Thorner Advanced - TBA
736
Instructor Topic Room
Spring Break
TBA
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Beg I 04-04
344
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - 0404
344
Tatiana Shubin Intermediate I - Int I 04-04
340
Zvezda Stankova Intermediate II - Int II 04-04
740
Paul Zeitz Advanced - Adv 04-04
736
MC8 MC7
Instructor Topic Room
Kelli Talaska Beginners I - Beg I 04-11
344
Kelli Talaska Beginners II - Beg II 04-11
344
Tatiana Shubin Intermediate I - Int I 04-11
340
Lior Pachter Intermediate II - Int II 04-11
740
Paul Zeitz Advanced - adv 04-11
736
MC7
Instructor Topic Room
Ellen Kulinsky Beginners I - Beg I 04-18
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - Beg II 04-18
344
Petra Munih Intermediate I - Int I 04-18
340
Quan Lam Intermediate II - Int II 0418
740
Paul Zeitz Advanced - ad 0418
736
Instructor Topic Room
BMC Staff USAMO/USAJMO for Qualifiers
TBA
Instructor Topic Room
BMC Staff USAMO/USAJMO for Qualifiers
TBA
Instructor Topic Room
Ellen Kulinsky Beginners I - Beg I 0425
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - Beg II 0425
344
Petra Munih Intermediate I - Int I 0425
340
Quan Lam Intermediate II - Int II 0425
740
Sanjam Garg Advanced - Ad 0425
736
MC8
Instructor Topic Room
Ellen Kulinsky Beginners I - Beg I 0502
344
Elysee Wilson-Egolf Beginners II - Beg II 0502
344
Petra Munih Intermediate I - Int I 0502
340
Quan Lam Intermediate II - Int II 0502
740
Austin Shapiro Advanced - Ad 0502
736
MC8
Instructor Topic Room
James Sethian Colloquium Talk for BMC-Upper
TBA