## REU 2020 Cancelled due to Pandemic

Due to the coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak, we will not be able to host the CIMS REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics in Summer 2020. We thank you for your applications, as we got to learn about all of your efforts in mathematics and science, and are disappointed that our program cannot go forward this year. […]

## Prof. Suzanne Weekes receives Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award

Suzanne L. Weekes, professor in the mathematical sciences department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has received the prestigious Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematical Association of America. More information can be found at https://www.wpi.edu/news/wpi-mathematician-receives-prestigious-teaching-award

## WPI Researcher Uses Math to Help Army Protect Soldiers from Chemical Attack

A nice article on CIMS Member Randy Paffenroth’s work with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (CCDC-SC) on using mathematics and data science for threat analysis in chemical warfare: https://www.wpi.edu/news/wpi-researcher-uses-math-help-army-protect-soldiers-chemical-attack

## Randy Paffenroth helping NASA

CIMS Member Randy Paffenroth’s collaboration with a CIMS Sponsor Nanocomp Technologies Inc. has been getting some notice! See the article written by Sharon Gaudin about this collaboration is helping NASA. This story has also been picked up by WBZ Radio.

## NSF-REU Students Present Findings at GE Aviation,US.

Students in the CIMS REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics made their final presentation at their industrial sponsor, GE Aviation, US, in Cincinnati, OH on July 16, 2019. The team is advised by Prof. Randy Paffenroth and Prof. Burt Tilley.

## CIMS hosts Veronica Meija Bustamante visit.

Dr. Veronica Meija Bustamante, VP at JP Morgan-Chase, gave a presentation to the CIMS REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistcs on “Applications of Data Science in Finance” on July 12, 2019. The talk was open to all of the NSF-funded REU students on campus as well as WPI undergraduate student researchers.

## REU Students Present Findings at Pfizer Inc.

Students in the CIMS REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics made their final presentation at their industrial sponsor, Pfizer Inc. in Cambridge, MA on July 11, 2019. The team is advised by Dr. Simone Cassani and Prof. Suzanne Weekes.

## NSF-REU Students visit Pfizer Corporation in Cambridge, MA

Students from the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics gave a presentation on the findings of their research to Pfizer Corporation in Cambridge, MA, on June 21, 2019. In the presentations the students described modifications to systems biology models of the coagulation, platelet production, and immune systems to model dynamics related […]

## CIMS Hosts Panel for Industrial Careers in Mathematics – 2019

On June 12, 2019, 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 Laura Antul (MITRE; Systems Engineer) Alana Aubin (Everquote; VP for Strategic Projects) Kaitlyn Brady (BJ Wholesales Club; Senior Data Scientist) Divya Moorjaney (LogMeIn; […]

## CIMS and TouchTomorrow 2019

REU 2019 students took part in WPI’s TouchTomorrow where they put together a presentation on the applications of Bayes theorem and talked to visitors about different types of ciphers.

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