NSF-REU Program in Mathematics at RIT

2016 NSF-REU in Extremal Graph Theory and Dynamical Systems


Program Dates: June 6 - July 29, 2016

All participants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents and must be undergraduates in the fall of 2016. Women and students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Program Benefits

  A stipend of $4200 plus free apartment style housing
  Work closely with faculty on cutting-edge research projects
articipate in an "Ethics in Science" workshop
Particiate in a Research Seminar Series.
● The opportunity to present your work at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA.

Deadline for full consideration: March 1, 2016.

How to apply:

Please provide the following information:

- Application form (Word)

an unofficial copy of your transcript(s)

- a written statement (1 page) describing why you want to attend our REU and why you were drawn to mathematics

- two letters of recommendation from professors



The above materials should be sent preferably by email to dansma (at) rit.edu


Application materials can be sent by mail to:



2016 NSF-REU Program in Mathematics


School of Mathematical Sciences


85 Lomb Memorial Drive

Rochester Institute of Technology


Rochester, NY 14623-5604



2016 Summer Research Problem Areas

Graph Theory (Biological and Social Networks): Darren Narayan

Graph Theory (Structural): Paul Wenger

Graph Theory (Ramsey Theory): Stanislaw Radziszowski

Graph Theory (Graph Labeling): Jobby Jacob

Dynamical Systems (Mathematical modelling of heart arrhythmia): Elizabeth Cherry