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Department of Mathematics

Summer School on Mathematical Foundation of Data Science

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Summer School on Mathematical Foundation of Data Science is supported by the NSF RTG grant at the University of South Carolina. It will be combined in-person (at the Department of Mathematics of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC) and virtual, and will run from June 5 to July 14, 2023.

We plan to accept about 20 undergraduate students for this program. The students who are US citizens or permanent residents are eligible to receive a stipend of up to $3500 for in-person participation or  up to $2000 for virtual participation by the last day of the program.

The deadline for applications is now extended to May 5th, 2023. Please, apply early and arrange a faculty to write and email a letter of support to The applicants will receive an e-mail notification on whether they are accepted to the program by May 10th, 2023.

Program Outline:   At the first week of the program, a list of projects will be presented to students along with necessary background knowledge  in Mathematical Foundation of Data Science. Then, students will be divided into several groups to work on research projects. Some guest speakers are invited to give talks on the latest development in the Mathematical Foundation of Data Science. On the last day of the program, students will present their research findings. 


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