News: REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics

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



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.



CIMS hosts a Panel on Academic Careers in Mathematics

CIMS hosted a panel on Academic Careers in Mathematics on June 4, 2019.  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 Prof. Andrea Arnold, Assistant […]



REU 2019 Begins

On May 20, 2019 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 Pfizer and GE Aviation, US.



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