SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

October 31, 2014

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August 22, 2012
UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM
MINI-CONFERENCE

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.

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

9:25-9:30

Introduction and welcoming remarks, Matheus Grasselli, Fields Deputy Director

9:30 - 10:10

Project Title: Bayesian and Statistical Inverse Problems (video of presentation)
Supervisors: Nicholas Hoell and Adrian Nachman
EEG Inverse Problem Report

Abbasi, Bilal
Bragnalo, Carrie
Chi, Feng
Han, Jiho
Sivak, Iryna

10:10 -10:50

Project Title: Understanding Financial Crises - a statistical perspective (group report)
Supervisors: Bei Chen (McMaster), Matheus Grasselli (McMaster)

Lu, Yi
Rul·lan, Francesc
Toscano Palmerin, Saúl
Wang, Zixuan (Kevin)
Yazdani, Camelia

10:50 -11:10

Coffee break

11:10 -11:50

Project title: Model Theory of Operator Algebras (group report)
Supervisers: Ilijas Farah, York University; Bradd Hart, McMaster University

Carlson, Kevin
Cheung, Enoch
Gerhardt-Bourke, Alexander
Mezuman, Leanne
Sherman, Alexander

11:50-12:30

Project title: Toric varieties (group report)
Supervisors: Megumi Harada (McMaster) and Jessie Yang (U Toronto and McMaster)

Báez Camargo Aguilar, Ana Lucía
Flood, Alexander
Gooden, Darren
Martínez-Juárez, Sergio-Iker

Walton, Laura

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