Students from the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics visited the State Street Corporation in Quincy, MA, on June 25, 2018. With advisors Prof. Stephan Sturm and Prof. Marcel Blais, students discussed with State Street management their plans to move their post-trade record keeping to a distributed ledger system and how […]
Students from the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics visited the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration in Woods Hole, MA on June 20, 2018. Students made their presentation and heard updates on the different modeling approaches to fish populations from staff at NEFSC. This […]
As part of the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics, Dr. Jacqueline Ashmore from the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University talked about her career. From her PhD in Applied Mathematics from Harvard, Dr. Ashmore after her postdoc had mulitple positions over the past few decades in industry, government, non-profits, […]
On June 11, 2018, CIMS hosted a panel for industrial careers in mathematics, as part of the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics. The panel consisted of Alana Aubin, EverQuote Dr. Christopher Teixeira, MITRE Corporation Krystel Walker, Vistaprint Dr. Joseph Gaone, PhD WPI and starting at MITRE this fall. Discussion centered […]
REU 2018 students took part in WPI’s TouchTomorrow where they put together a presentation on the best approach to the Monty Hall problem and talked to visitors about different types of ciphers.
CIMS hosted a panel on Academic Careers in Mathematics on June 6, 2018. This panel focused on the transition from undergraduate through graduate school and beyond. Topics included how to choose a graduate program, life in graduate school, postdoctoral positions and the rewards/demands of a faculty position. The panel consisted of Dr. Zachary Grant, PhD […]
Three WPI students are working this summer on CIMS-related projects. Petra Kumi (’20) won the 2018 WPI Summer Undergraduate Fellowship (SURF) which will support her project “Metric of Physical Field Uniformity”. The project will make contribution to the program “CAD of Ceramic Millimeter-Wave Absorbers in Power Beaming Applications” sponsored by Leidos, Inc./AFRL, and advised by […]
On May 30, 9 students from around the US began their 9-week Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics, supported by the National Science Foundation. Students work with faculty on real-world projects provided by business, industry or government. Projects this year are provided by the National Oceanographic and Atmosphereic Administration Northeast Fisheries Science […]
The Advancing Women’s Impact in Mathematics Symposium (AWIMS) was a one-day event that took place on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in the Spring. The goal of AWIMS is to strengthen the network of women in the mathematical sciences in the New England region by providing an open and collegial atmosphere to promote […]
CIMS member Marcel Blais was featured in an article in the Daily Herd, where work by WPI representatives of the WPI FinTech Collaborative was highlighted at the opening of the WPI Seaport Opening. The WPI FinTech Collaborative is coordinated by CIMS and by the WPI Wall Street Project Center.
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