Public Outreach Presentations

  • May 4, 2017, Star Wars Day, St. Louis, MO, “On the Operational Costs of the Empire”.
  • January 19, 2017, JGrads Nerd Night, St. Louis, MO, “Harry Potter and the Goblin Bank of Gringotts”.
  • September 19-23, 2016, Set Optimization for Applications, Vienna, Austria, “Fictionomics: Set Optimization in Star Wars”.
  • September 14-15, 2016, Hancock Symposium, Westminster College, Fulton, MO, “The Economics of Star Wars: How the Empire Collapses”.
  • July 27, 2016, Pre-Engineering Guest Lecture, St. Louis, MO, “Fictionomics: Real Analysis of Fictional Worlds from Star Wars to Game of Thrones”.
  • July 12, 2016, Mu Alpha Theta National Convention, St. Louis, MO, “Financial Crisis in the Star Wars Galaxy: An Application of Financial Mathematics”.
  • June 29, 2016, Pre-Engineering Guest Lecture, St. Louis, MO, “Fictionomics: Real Analysis of Fictional Worlds from Star Wars to Game of Thrones”.
  • March 30, 2016, Rutgers Geek Week, New Brunswick, NJ, “The Economic Cost of Destroying the Death Star”.
  • March 3, 2016, JGrads Nerd Night, St. Louis, MO, “It’s a Trap: Star Wars and Systemic Risk”.