Coordinators  

Lazaros Gallos DIMACS REU Director Rutgers University 
Érik de Amorim* Graduate Coordinator Rutgers University 
Martin Böhm Graduate Coordinator Charles University, Prague 
Picture  Participant  Program  Mentor 

Netiphan Amphaiphan
Khon Kaen University (Thailand) Project: Dominating sets in graphs Project Page 
DIMACS REU (through ATPAC sponsorship)  Midge Cozzens DIMACS 

Brad Bentz
Brown University Project: Multistream algorithms: design and analysis Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Periklis Papakonstantinou Rutgers Business School 

Angelo Carrabba
Clemson University Project: Sharp Transitions of Collision Behavior in MultiRobot Systems Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Jingjin Yu Department of Computer Science 

Patrick Chen
Rutgers University Project: Visualization of TimeVarying Graphs Project Page 
DIMACS REU  James Abello DIMACS 

Kajal Chokshi*
Loyola University Chicago Project: Complexity Modeling in Multistage, Mixed Model Assembly Systems Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Weihong 'Grace' Guo Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering 

Terence Coelho
Rutgers University Project: Vertex Operator Algebras and partition identities Project Page 
Math Department  James Lepowski Department of Mathematics 

Omoikhefe Eboreime
Texas Southern University Project: Experimental Designs for Walk Through Metal Detectors at Large Stadium Venues Project Page 
CCICADA  Christie Nelson CCICADA 

Cody Freitag*
University of Texas at Austin Project: How to Analyze Data Privately despite Breakins? Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Muthu Muthukrishnan Department of Computer Science 

Daniel Gallagher
Boston College Project: Displaced Lagrangians in the Space of Polygons Project Page 
Math Department  Chris Woodward Department of Mathematics 

Elliot Glazer
Rutgers University Project: Complex Geometry Project Page 
Math Department  Xiaojun Huang Department of Mathematics 

Dexter Harris Jr
Morgan State University Project: Experimental Designs for Walk Through Metal Detectors at Large Stadium Venues Project Page 
CCICADA  Christie Nelson CCICADA 

George Jeffreys
Rutgers University Project: Displaced Lagrangians in the Space of Polygons Project Page 
Math Department  Chris Woodward Department of Mathematics 

Marielle Jurist
Rutgers University Project: Math REU Project Page 
Math Department  Ameera Chowdhury Department of Mathematics 

Mark Karpilovskij
Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem Project Page 
DIMACS/DIMATIA REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

Jongwon Kim
Rutgers University Project: Vertex Operator Algebras and partition identities Project Page 
Math Department  James Lepowski Department of Mathematics 

Pratik Koirala
Howard University Project: Competition graphs and food webs Project Page 
CCICADA  Midge Cozzens DIMACS 

Karel Král
Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem Project Page 
DIMACS/DIMATIA REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

Stanislav Kučera
Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem Project Page 
DIMACS/DIMATIA REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

ChiNuo Lee
Rutgers University Project: Schubert calculus Project Page 
Math Department  Anders Buch Department of Mathematics 

Tamar Lichter*
Queens College Project: Password security Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Janne Lindqvist Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

Sarja Lowe
New York City College of Technology Project: Mathematical modeling of cholera transmission Project Page 
MAA/NREUP  Urmi GhoshDastidar New York City College of Technology 

Subhay Manandhar
Howard University Project: Analysis of Railroad Accidents Using Data Analytics, Text Mining and Data Visualization Models Project Page 
CCICADA  Trefor Williams CCICADA 

Thomas Murrills
Rutgers University Project: Interpolation between Perseus and Diamorse paradigms of persistent homology computation on grayscale images Project Page 
Math Department  Konstantin Mischaikow Department of Mathematics 

Anshu Patel
The College of New Jersey Project: Dynamics of genome folding: from DNA base pairs to nucleosome arrays and chromosomes Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Wilma Olson Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology 

Jakub Pekárek
Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem Project Page 
DIMACS/DIMATIA REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

Eric Pridgen
WinstonSalem State University Project: Epidemiological modeling Project Page 
MAA/NREUP  Kellen Myers Farmingdale State College (SUNY) 

Gautam Ramasubramanian
City College of New York Project: Active learning with labelbased costs and communication with feedback Project Page 
CCICADA  Anand Sarwate Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

Juan Ramirez
New York City College of Technology Project: Mathematical modeling of cholera transmission Project Page 
MAA/NREUP  Urmi GhoshDastidar New York City College of Technology 

Michael Rudow*
University of Pennsylvania Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem: A possible NPIntermediate Problem Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

Veronika Slívová
Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem Project Page 
DIMACS/DIMATIA REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

Daniel Solano
Rutgers University Project: Computational Ramsey Theory Project Page 
MAA/NREUP  Kellen Myers Farmingdale State College (SUNY) 

Martin Töpfer
Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) Project: The Minimum Circuit Size Problem Project Page 
DIMACS/DIMATIA REU  Eric Allender Department of Computer Science 

Arthur Wang
Rutgers University Project: Schubert calculus Project Page 
Math Department  Anders Buch Department of Mathematics 

Christina Williamson*
Pomona College Project: Bayesian Statistical Modeling: Gaussian Process Regression Applied to SeaLevel Data Project Page 
DIMACS REU  Bob Kopp Rutgers Energy Institute 

Yaqian Zhu
Rutgers University Project: Applications of Bootstrap Methods Project Page 
DIMACS REU  John Kolassa Department of Statistics and Biostatistics 
The * indicates students who will be traveling to DIMATIA, Prague, Czech Republic.