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Summer Undergraduate Research

The Mathematics Department runs a 10 week summer research program, aimed at rising junior and senior undergraduate math (and closely related) majors. Note that this year in particular, we have a couple of projects that are looking for physics students. Students participating in the program work closely with faculty members and graduate students in a small group setting.

Columbia Math Undergraduate Summer Research Program, 2019

Program Information and Application Instructions

Application deadline: March 8, 2019 but preference will be given to those applications that are submitted before March 4.

Eligibility: Any Barnard/Columbia student (independent of U.S. residency). We are looking for the best students. Students graduating before Summer 2019 will only be accepted in exceptional circumstances.

Application process: If interested in any of the projects below, please fill out this form. Note that you need to be logged into Lionmail in order to access the application. If you are interested in the Paris VII project (Toric Varieties), you will need to submit an application through Global Programs as well.

Program dates: May 28 – August 1, 2019. Final presentations by participants are scheduled on August 1, 2019.

Stipend: $3500. Summer session housing is also paid for by the program.

Projects: Please click the project title to see the abstract.

  • Toric Varieties led by Huayi Chen and Raymond Cheng. This will take place at Paris VII from June 10-July 24. See the Global Programs page for more details and separate (mandatory) application. Faculty organizer: Michael Harris.
    • Benjamin Church
    • Myeonhu Kim
    • Hobart Pao
    • Anda Tenie
    • Yunsong Wei
  • Independent Projects
    • Yujin Kim (Corwin)
    • Lizka Vaintrob (Hayden, Daemi)

For more information, contact Michael Woodbury.

Some information about past years’ programs is available here.


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