# Category: Fractals

## A Mathematical Approach to Understanding Volvox

Algae, fractal geometry, self-assembly, nutrient uptake, embryo inversion, multicellularity, randomness, swimming

Robinson Libman, Meryem Louni, Ryan McGibbon, Ali Najjar

## Art in Symmetry: Mathematical Models that Dictate Radiolarian Structures

Voronoi tessellations, protist, biomineralization, symmetry, Geodesic sphere, tomography, symmetry

Vicky Barré, Liora Benzecry, Rhiannon Butler, Valerie Hung

## The Innovative Structural and Physical Properties of Radiolaria

Protist, silica skeletons, buoyancy and specific gravity control, photosymbiosis, optical properties, photonics

Vicky Barré, Liora Benzecry, Rhiannon Butler, Valerie Hung

## Shaping Success: A Mathematical Exploration of Cyanobacteria across Scales

Allometric power functions, bacterial growth, geometrical models, persistence length, semi-flexible, colony, polyhedral

Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Maria Delgopiatof, Valerie Syme

## Microscopic Mathematics; Tintinnid’s Strategic Survival

Tintinnids, population dynamics, swimming, helices, geometry

Alexa Bailey, Lou Cubberly, Margaux-Blondin Routhier, Niall Slack-Watkins

## Mathematical Marine Models of Coral Polyps

Coral polyps, geometry, branching, environmental modeling, fractals, hyperbolic geometry

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

## Magnetic Marvels: A Mathematical Exploration of Magnetotactic Bacteria

Magnetotactic bacteria, crystals, symmetry, geometry, statistical mechanics, chemotaxis

Alex Gagnon, Catriona Kirk, Jason Li, Sofian Martinais

## Mathematical Models of Diatoms: Understanding Their Complex Shape, Reproduction and Chain Formation

Diatoms, geometry, Gielis formula, structural functionality, fractals

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

## Patterns and Networks in Animal Colonies

Colonial organisms, anthills, pattern recognition, coral reefs, mole rats, ecosystems, geometry

Berine Wehbeh, Sara Fraser, Yuheng Liu, Adi Orlov

## Comparative Analysis of the Biological Mechanics of Veins and Arteries in Animals

Blood Vessels, Biomechanics, Vascular Tissue, Viscoelasticity, Transport Phenomenon

Akash Aniche, Hubert Laflamme, Deisha Paliwal, Julianna Raabel