The University of Chicago Mathematics REU 2019

The following links are operative, but preliminary

2018 REU: Participant talks Wednesday Aug 14, 4:30

  • Gabriel Day: Partial Realization of Hilbert's Program: A Conservativity Result in Reverse Mathematics
  • Franklin Mason: Forcing and the Independence of the Continuum Hypothesis
  • Alexander Burka: Higman's Embedding Theorem and Decision Problems
  • Valerie Han: The Ito Integral & Ito's Formula
  • Leonardo Guilhoto: How To Taylor Expand A Nowhere Differentiable Function
  • Spencer Dembner: Torsion on Elliptic Curves
  • Wyatt Reeves: Fantastic Sheaves and Where to Find Them
  • Nathaniel Bannister: An Introduction to Equivariant Homotopy
  • Anubhav Nanavaty: Understanding Wall's Finiteness Obstruction and its Equivariant Analogues
  • Natalie Bohm: Morse Theory and Handle Decompositions

    2018 REU: Participant talks Thursday Aug 15, 4:30

  • Yutong Qing: Introduction to the optimal control theory and some applications
  • Anne Carlstein: Stochastic Differential Equations and Brownian Motion
  • Victor Gardner: An Introduction to Schramm-Loewner Evolutions
  • Alek Skenderi: Marstrand's Theorem and Tangent Measures
  • Yueheng Zhang: On the principal eigenvector of a graph
  • DeMason, Kenneth J: Minimal Surfaces and Min-Max Theory
  • Emma Lennen: Quiver Representations
  • Anshul Adve: CLT and Decay of Correlations in Dynamics
  • Samuel Hsu: Modalities and Axiomatic Cohesion
  • Vinh-Kha Le: An exposition of the Li-Yau Harnack inequality

    2018 REU: Participant talks Friday Aug 16, 10:30

  • Wenminqi (Sophia) Zhang: The Gauss Bonnet Theorem
  • Claire Valva: Ergodicity of Geodesic Flow on Surfaces of Negative Curvature
  • Yuxin Lin: Prime number theorem and zeros of Riemann zeta function
  • Carson Collins: Understanding the Galois Action on Dessins d'Enfant
  • Xingyu Wang: Hasse-Minkowski Theorem and Its Applications
  • Jae Hee Lee: A localization theorem in equivariant cohomology
  • Eleanor McSpirit: Representing Bredon Cohomology and Homology with Naive G-Spectra and Naive G-Cospectra Respectively
  • Colin Ni: The Lazard ring and Quillen's theorem on MU
  • Matthew Lipman: The Thick Subcategory Theorem
  • Sanath Devalapurkar: The Witten genus and topological modular forms

    Miscellaneous program links

    Interested in the REU but not at the University of Chicago? (pdf)

    An essay about Chicago's REU and DRP programs (from 2014) (pdf)

    2019 REU: Announcement and description of the program (pdf)

    2019 REU: Application for University of Chicago students (pdf)

    Completed U of C applications should be returned to E314.

    2019 REU: Application for non-University of Chicago students (pdf)

    This is a template for your Research Statement to be uploaded to your application.

    To apply, go to MathPrograms:

    Acceptance forms

    Links to past REUs

    The links below will become operative in due course

  • 2019 REU: Participant talks Wednesday Aug 14 (pdf)
  • 2019 REU: Participant talks Thursday Aug 15 (pdf)
  • 2019 REU: Participant talks Friday Aug 16 (pdf)
  • 2019 REU: Mentorship pairings (pdf)



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