Mark Hertz

Mentor: Dr. Miklos Bona
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
"I became involved in research because I plan on pursuing an advanced degree in Mathematics and hope to continue doing research as a career. "





Research Interests

  • Combinatorics
  • Group Theory
  • Topology

Academic Awards

  • UF Presidential Platinum Scholarship: 2011-2015
  • Florida Academic Scholar: 2011-2015


  • University of Florida National Trial Team Competition

Hobbies and Interests

  • Mathematics
  • Medieval Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Swimming

Research Description

Magic Squares

The goal of this project is to find the numbers of all sizes of magic square style matrices with a fixed line sum utilizing the method of generating functions.