University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Mathematics

Program ID: UTC-REU [#899]
Program Title: 2020 Mathematics REU Program at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Program Type: Undergraduate program
Program Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/03/02 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/05, finished 2020/09/06, listed until 2020/06/05)
Program Description:    

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

UTC Summer REU Program: Research Training for Undergraduates in Mathematical Analysis with Applications in Allied Fields

June 8–August 2, 2020

This UTC REU program provides an intensive eight-week summer research experience that prepares undergraduates for the rigors of graduate level research in mathematics. Advanced undergraduates are invited to Chattanooga to participate in collaborative research projects with experienced faculty mentors. Our Special Summer Colloquium Series, augmented by other group activities, presents opportunities for REU participants to interact with world-class mathematicians and scientists who are actively pursuing theoretical, computational, and methodological research at the frontiers of mathematical analysis and its applications.

We are seeking ten energetic and talented undergraduates to participate in our Summer 2020 REU Program. The application deadline is March 2, 2020. However, we will continue accepting applications until all positions are filled. A complete application requires

  • Curriculum Vitae: Please indicate clearly U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. Also, please indicate when you intend to graduate.
  • Personal Statement: In approximately 500 words, please answer the following questions: 
    • Why are you applying to this UTC REU program?
    • What are your research interests?
    • What are your future career goals?
    • What have you achieved toward these goals?
  • College or University Transcript: A copy of your college or university transcript is required. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.
  • Faculty Letter of Recommendation: Two faculty letters of recommendation are required. Each letter should be written on university letterhead and submitted to MathPrograms.Org by the reference writers.
Please visit our website for more information about this program. For general inquiries, please send an e-mail to Dr. Andrew Ledoan (

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:
Department of Mathematics
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
415 EMCS Building (Dept. 6956)
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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