The program begins with eight weeks of intensive work during the summer of 1998; students are strongly encouraged to continue their projects during the academic year 1998-1999. We expect that ten to twelve undergraduates will be selected to participate. Each will have a DIMACS faculty member as a supervisor. Research topics this year may include modeling the 3D-structure of DNA, decision-making under uncertainty, simulations of mobile robot navigation, and computational group theory. More topics will be posted on the proposed projects page as mentors become available. The eight weeks during the summer will take place at Rutgers from June 8 to August 3. A stipend of approximately $2600 will be provided as well as travel and housing.
Applicants should be undergraduates with a major in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related field. They should be current juniors (graduating in 1999), although sophomores with exceptionally strong backgrounds will be considered. Preference will be given to students who will continue their research projects during the academic year, under the direction of either their supervisor or a faculty member from their home institution. Under NSF rules, only U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to receive stipends. Women, minorities, and disabled students are encouraged to apply.
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