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Math Research

In addition to the many off-campus possibilities for summer research, students often work with our faculty on projects for credit or projects funded by grants. Projects done for credit can also lead to graduating with honors in mathematics; click on this link for the standards expected of a senior thesis. See the department faculty for more details.

Past projects have run the gamut from studying the connection between statistics and the theory of voting (see the article from this work) to studying optimal distribution of aid in Haiti after their earthquake. Some students have also participated in summer research off-campus, both applied and pure, such as in this published article by Melissa Haire '13.

Here are some recent projects: