Occidental College, Department of Mathematics

Program ID: 117-OXY_REU_2023 [#1383]
Program Title: REU in Coding Theory and Number Theory
Program Type: Undergraduate program
Program Location: Los Angeles, California 90041, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: coding theory, number theory
Application Deadline: 2023/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/12/06, finished 2023/09/02, listed until 2023/06/06)
Program Description:   URMs  

*** this program has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

This is the application page for the 2023 Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program in Coding Theory and Number Theory. This REU will take place at Occidental College, a small liberal arts college in Northeast Los Angeles. This is a ten week program that will consist of eight undergraduates split into two groups to work faculty member Jim Brown. Our web site will provide sample problems from each area to give an idea of what you would be working on over the summer. The program will run from May 30 - August 1, 2023.  

To be considered for this program you must be a US citizen or permanent resident. (If you are not a US citizen or permanent resident and have your own funding, please indicate that when you apply.) To apply, you must:
  • Provide the names and e-mail addresses of two people willing to provide a letter of reference. 
  • Upload (unofficial) college transcripts. 
  • Upload a statement of interest that addresses why you think you are a good fit for this particular REU program and why it is a good fit for you. 
  • A one page statement that describes a particular mathematical result you find particularly interesting or beautiful.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
email address
1600 Campus Road
Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA 90041