UCSD News Release on Professor David Meyer and the research team of Orest Bucicovschi, Rex Douglass, Megha Ram, David Rideout and Dongjin Song winning the Best Scientific Project prize in the D4D Challenge for their research in "Analyzing social divisions using cell phone data".
Data for Development Challenge Prize 2013
A UCSD team, including Mathematics Department Professor David Meyer and
scientists David Rideout and Orest Bucicovschi, has been awarded the prize
for Best Scientific Project in the Data for Development (D4D) Challenge. See
Twin WiMSoCal Symposium April 2013
A one-day symposium for Women in Mathematics in Southern California will be held at UCSD on Sunday, April 21, 2013. This symposium is sponsored by Microsoft Research and UCSD. For more info, please see the Twin WiMSoCal website.
Probability and Statistics Day at UCSD
The day will be Friday, April 5th. There will be plenary lectures by Fan Chung-Graham, Iain Johnstone, Scott Sheffield, Peter Hall, David Aldous, and a public lecture by Terry Speed. For more information: http://www.math.ucsd.edu/ProbStatsDay/
UCSD Undergraduate Math Day
Learn about what math majors do, hear talks from graduate students about what math research is all about, present your research (if you've done any) and hear talks from other undergraduates and invited speakers.
Saturday, May 11, 10am-4:15pm - sponsored by the Associate for Women in Mathematics.
More Information .
Summer Research in Optics and Photonics
Two REU summer programs for students graduating AFTER this summer. 10 week programs for math students with an interest in engineering, physics, material science or optics. Integraded Optics for Undergrads focuses on speeding up the internet and developing energy-saving features for sustainable next-generation optical networks. Hooked on Photonics focuses on improving solar technology.
Integrated Optics for Undergraduates or Hooked on Photonics.
Graduate Student Fellowships - OSU Statistics
The Department of Statistics at Oregon State University has scholarship opportunites for promising applicants to their graduate studies programs with strong ties (or current home address in) Southern California. The Rose Hills Foundation Scholarship award up to $25,000 annually (based on qualifications).
For more information visit the program website:
Stats at OSU.
Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship
The Marine Physical Laboratory at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is looking for Applied Mathematics undergrads for their 2013 Summer Internship Program. The ten-week internship offers the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world while earning a modest salary. The application deadline is February 24, 2013. Information and Application Material .