Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mathematical Sciences Department

Program ID: 86-REU19 [#762]
Program Title: WPI Research Experience for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics
Program Location: Worcester, Massachusetts 01609, United States [map]
Subject Area: Industrial Mathematics and Statistics
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/12/14, updated 2018/12/05, listed until 2019/03/24)
Program Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this program has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

WPI Research Experience for Undergraduates
in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics
May 20, 2019-July 19, 2019
Supported by the National Science Foundation, Award Number DMS-1757685. Students work in teams on real problems that come directly from business and industry. They work closely with a company representative to define the problem and to develop solutions of immediate value to the company. They are guided by a faculty advisor to maintain a clear focus on the mathematical issues at the core of the project.
The REU program at WPI will answer questions like:
    What is the role of a mathematician in business and industry?
    What is it like to work with technical experts on a problem that requires significant mathematics but also must satisfy real-world constraints?
Each participant will receive a $4500 stipend and housing for the program, along with support to defray the cost of travel to Massachusetts.
To apply and to obtain more details go to   http://www.wpi.edu/+CIMSREU
We begin reviewing applications February 22, 2019.
We have completed our selection for participants in this year's program. Thank you for your interest, and please consider our REU in 2020!

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:
(508) 831-6664
Center for Industrial Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA 01609

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