NC State Research Experience
for Undergraduates in Mathematics:
Modeling and Industrial Applied Mathematics
REU arrival on 5/30, first day on 5/31
Final day 8/3, departure day 8/4
REU+ (Under-represented Undergraduate students)
have different application sites.
The Online Application is available online.
Program Director: Loek
The NSF and the NSA provide generous funding and support for this
Participant background, requirements
and selection: Participants are expected to meet the
Where: NC State University, Raleigh, NC .
Stipend and support: $4500 for ten weeks, all
housing provided, as well as a partial meal allowance. Travel
funds up to $300 per participant provided as needed.
Topics for 2016 REU program:
- must be a citizen or permanent resident of the
United States or its possessions,
- must be a full-time undergraduate mathematics
major as of September 2014,
- must be committed to devote their full time to the
program and not engage in any other course work or employment
during the program,
Participants will be selected on the basis of demonstrated mathematical
creativity, motivation, and good work habits as well as meeting
the above requirements, as determined from the application materials
and recommendation letters.
This program will be similiar to those offered in the past. Past program homepages Summer 2005 , Summer
2006 , Summer 2007, Summer 2008, Summer 2009, Summer 2010, Summer 2011, Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 and Summer 2015.
Calendar and Info for REU participants
Week 1: REU Workshop on modeling.
REU students and faculty.
Week 2: Introduction to projects
and mentors. Project teams are determined and begin to work
Weeks 3 - 9: Work on projects.
Progress reports are due each Friday. Every other week there will be presentations given by each group. In addition there may be seminars on:
- mathematics related to the student projects
- research ethics
- applying to graduate school
- how to give poster presentations
- how to give research talks
Extra-curricular activities may include weekly teas, organized game and movie nights, a trip to see the AAA Durham Bulls play a baseball game, as well as an excursion to the beach. The North Carolina beaches and North Carolina mountains are within 2 to 4 hours drive from Raleigh.
Week 10: Students complete their final reports and do poster presentations of
Places to visit:
Sunday in the Park
All applicants will be notified by email about the
completeness of their application a couple of days after the deadline
date. Unless previously notified, a final notification that the
search is closed will be emailed after all positions have been
filled and confirmed (this could take a month). If you have any questions about the status of your application,
especially if you are trying to make a decision on accepting another
summer position, please email the program
director who will be happy to send you a prompt response.
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