News: REU in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics

REU 2018 Students Present at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD

  Students from the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics recently attended the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) in Baltimore, MD, to present their work from the summer.  Sara Amato (Assumption College), Lauren Moore (University of Kentucky), and Kaitlin Ragosta (Boston University) presented both a poster and contributed talk on their project, […]



Applications for the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics is now open

The CIMS Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics is now accepting applications for Summer 2019.  Please go to the REU website http://www.wpi.edu/+CIMSREU for more information.



Suzanne Weekes named 2019 AWM Humphreys Award Winner

CIMS Member Prof. Suzanne Weekes has been granted the 2019 M. Gweneth Humphreys Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Women by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM).    As mentioned in the press release, Prof. Weekes is recognized for her work as Director of CIMS, Director of the WPI REU Program in Industrial Mathematics and […]



REU Students present at SMAST at UMass Dartmouth

Students from the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics visited the School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on July 26, 2018, to present their research to students and faculty in the Department of Fisheries Oceanography, in particular the lab of Dr. Gavin Fay. The […]



REU Students present findings to State Street at WPI Seaport

Students from the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics gave a presentation on the findings of their research to State Street in Boston, MA, on July 26, 2018. Students. In the presentations the students showed how techniques from machine learning can help in the predication of trade exemptions which will help […]



REU Students Present at the Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching

Both teams in the NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics gave presentations at the Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching at WPI on July 17 and 18, 2018.  The Applied and Industrial Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching offers workshops for high school mathematics teachers interested in learning more about how high school math is […]



NSF-REU students visit State Street in Quincy, MA

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 […]



NSF-REU students visit Northeast Fisheries Science Center at Woods Hole

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 […]



Dr. Jacqueline Ashmore visits CIMS

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, […]



CIMS Hosts Panel for Industrial Careers in Mathematics

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 […]



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