Maxwell Zen

 Math (Spring 2020-), Math Editor-in-Training (Spring 2021), mzen20@stuy.edu
Research

Elliptic Curve Cryptography

by Maxwell Zen | August 2021

Cryptography is the study of how to securely communicate a message even when a third party can intercept all transmissions.

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Problem Solving

Poles and Polars

by Maxwell Zen | April 2021

An introduction to poles and polars. Along the way, many important theorems, such as La Hire's Theorem, Pascal's Theorem, and the Fundamental Theorem of Poles and Polars, will be introduced in order to further explore this interesting topic.

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Research

Euler's Formula

by Maxwell Zen | June 2020

A proof of Euler's Formula, stating that V - E + F = 2 on planar graphs. Then, an application to prove that there are only 5 Platonic solids and only 13 Archimedean solids.

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