SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

August 20, 2014

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August 25
UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM
MINI-CONFERENCE
in collaboration with the Fields Undergraduate Network (FUN)

The Fields Institute will be hosting a summer research program for undergraduates to be held in July and August of 2011. The program will support up to thirty students to take part in research projects supervised by leading scientists from Fields partner universities or thematic programs.

PROGRAM

9:55-10:00

Introduction and welcoming remarks, Matthias Neufang, Fields Deputy Director

10:00-10:25

Symmetries of Euclidean tessellations and their covers
Supervisors: Isabel Hubard, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Mark Mixer, Fields Institute; Daniel Pellicer, Fields Institute; Asia Weiss, York University

Kostiantyn Drach -- V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Maksym Skoryk --V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Maximilian Klambauer -- University of Toronto
Fernando Lenarduzzi -- Universidade Estadual Paulista "Julio de Mesquita Filho"

10:30-11:10

Constraint Satisfaction Group 1 and 2
Supervisors: Libor Barto, McMaster University; Matt Valeriote, McMaster University; Ross Willard, University of Waterloo

Daniel Perkins --Bowie State University
Hao Liu -- Nanjing University
Avinash Kulkarni -- University of Waterloo

Zoltan Blazsik --Eötvös Loránd University
Yiyang (Young) Wu -- University of Waterloo
Anna Tossenberger -- Eötvös Loránd University

11:15-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-11:55
Combinatorial Rigidity And Graph Constructions
Supervisor: Tony Nixon, Fields Institute, Elissa Ross, Fields Institute

Rebecca Tessier -- Queen's University
12:00-12:25

Model Theory of Operator Algebras
Supervisers: Ilijas Farah, York University; Bradd Hart, McMaster University

Ferenc Bencs --Eötvös Loránd University
Louis-Philippe Thibault -- University of Montreal
Nigel Sequeira -- McMaster University

12:30-1:30

Light lunch at Fields for students and supervisors

11:30-1:55

Mathematical Finance - Understanding Financial Crisis
Supervisors: Matheus Grasselli, McMaster University; Oleksandr Romanko, Mitacs - McMaster University - Algorithmics Inc.

Hyung-Bin Ihm --University of Toronto
Lucas Bentivenha -- UNESP
Euijun Kim -- University of Toronto
Nikita Reymer --University of Toronto
Rafael Rocha -- Universidade Estadual Paulista "Julio de Mesquita Filho"
Garence Staraci --Stanford University/McGill

2:00-2:25

Study of the development of glaucoma
Supervisors: Irwin Pressman, Carleton University; Siv Sivologathan, University of Waterloo

Vishal Siewnarine -- University of Waterloo
Qian (Linda) Liu --University of Toronto
Luke Paul Broemeling --University of Calgary

Program undergraduates will meet with Claire and Vanessa at Fields following the last talk for an excursion.

 

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