Application Deadline: March 2, 2012
The Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences (CCMS) is pleased to announce a research experience program for Claremont students during the summer of 2012 with funding from The Fletcher Jones Foundation. The program dates will be June 11 through August 3, 2012
The Fletcher Jones Foundation will fund nine undergraduate students from the various Claremont Colleges and three graduate students from the Claremont Graduate University. These students will work with three faculty members for a period of eight weeks starting on June 13, 2012. Each faculty member will direct a research project with a team consisting of three undergraduate students and one graduate student. Descriptions of the three research projects are attached to this announcement and posted on the CCMS website at http://ccms.claremont.edu/. The stipend for the eight-week research project is $4,750 (subject to federal and state taxes) for undergraduate students, and $5,700 (subject to federal and state taxes) for graduate students.
We welcome applications from students in all the Claremont Colleges and the Claremont Graduate University. Please submit the attached application form to Professor Chris Towse by March 2, 2012 to the address below or by email at ctowse@ScrippsCollege.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 2, 2012, and will continue until all positions have been filled.
Christopher Towse, Director
C/O Kris Graham
Department of Mathematics, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-3540
Supercharacter Theory and Exponential Sums, Stephan Garcia (Pomona College)
We will use supercharacter theory, a powerful new algebraic mechanism recently pioneered by Diaconis-Isaacs and Andrè, to study certain exponential sums which arise in number theory (e.g., Gauss, Kloosterman, and Ramanujan sums). Being a new area, supercharacter theory is fertile ground for student research and there is plenty of low-hanging fruit to be found on this frontier.
For complete project description details, click HERE.
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