NSA Internship Opportunities – 2021

The National Security Agency has exceptional paid summer internships for undergraduate and graduate mathematics and statistics students to work on research and mission-critical problems vital to our nation’s security.  This announcement covers the requirements, application procedures, deadlines, and contact information.  To be considered for these great opportunities they have to apply online at https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/nsa .  Please note that the application […]

AWM Panel on Summer Opportunities

This academic year, our AWM Student Chapter is excited to be running a four-part Personal and Professional Development Series for Women in Mathematics (supported by the Women’s Impact Network). The first part of this series on Summer Opportunities for Women in Mathematics will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, on […]

Prof. Suzanne L. Weekes Named SIAM Executive Director

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 […]

A C{0,1}-functional Ito formula and its applications in finance.

Speaker: Xiaolu Tan from Chinese University of Hong Kong Date and Time: 9/10/2020 at 9:00 AM Zoom:  992 7853 8762 Abstract:  We obtain a functional (path-dependent) extension of the Ito formula for C{0,1}-functions in Bandini and Russo (2017). We then provide some original applications in finance of this new formula, by considering an option replication […]

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.

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