REUT

Research Experience for Undergraduates and Teachers
California State University, Chico
Number Theory or Stochastic Processes

Applications are not yet being accepted for the 2018 program. Please check back here for updates. 

Program Overview
Our REUT program will allow 9 undergraduates and 3 teachers will work on mathematical research with faculty mentors during a 7-week residential summer program at California State University, Chico.  The program dates for the 2018 program have not yet been finalized.

Research Areas 
During the summer of 2018 there will be two faculty mentors supervising research teams.  In the summer of 2017, Dr. Kevin McGown supervised teams in Number Theory and Dr. Ben Nolting supervised teams in Stochastic Processes. The faculty mentors and research areas for 2018 have not yet been finalized. Please check back here for updates about faculty mentors and topics.

Financial Support
Participants will receive funding for travel and housing, plus a $3500 stipend.

Application Deadline
Applications are not yet being accepted for the 2018 program. Please check back here for updates. A complete application will include an application form, unofficial transcripts, and one or two letters of recommendation. To receive NSF funding, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents who are intending to continue undergraduate studies in the fall.  Alternative arrangements are occasionally possible for students who are not US citizens or permanent residents. Women and students from minorities underrepresented in mathematics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Location 
Chico, California is located in the northeast corner of the Sacramento Valley near the foothills of the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain range.  The university campus is located in Chico’s walkable downtown with easy access to restaurants and coffee shops.  Chico is also home to Bidwell Park, an urban park boasting over 3500 acres, which offers opportunities for hiking and swimming.

Contact
Please contact us directly with any questions!

Dr. Sergei Fomin 

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

California State University, Chico

Chico, CA 95929-0525
Email: sfomin@csuchico.edu

Funding
Funded by National Science Foundation DMS Award 1559788
Principal Investigator:  Sergei Fomin
Co-PI:  Kevin McGown