The program is designed to provide a glimpse of the ways that advanced mathematics is used in the real world to solve complex problems. The students work on problems which begin with a real-life problem generated by our industrial sponsors. They work closely with a company representative to define the problem and develop solutions of […]
Former CIMS Director and CIMS member Suzanne Weekes has been named the Executive Director of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). In Prof. Weekes’s words: “SIAM has always been a special and important organization to me, personally and professionally. In fact, the SIAM Annual Meeting was the first conference I attended when I […]
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. […]
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
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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; […]
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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