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2001 Student Research Conference

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High School Teachers

Working towards integration of education and research in the mathematical and computational sciences.

DIMACS is a NJ Department of Education Professional Development Provider.

Rutgers University

Dates of program: July 9 - August 3, 2001
Summer 2002: July 22 - August 2, 2002

Where should a hospital be located for the best community service?
What is the best route for a garbage truck to pick up garbage in the city?
What is the optimal way to allocate to commercial and government users a limited amount of radio/television spectrum?
Is there a similarity between the DNA sequence for a cancer-causing gene and one that stimulates growth?

Mathematics or computer science teachers or supervisors of grades 9-12, as well as researchers in graph theory.

  • Engage in a real research experience with practicing mathematicians and computer scientists from arounf the world.
  • Take a 2 week course in Graph Theory (a branch of Discrete Mathematics) and earn 6 Graduate Credits.
  • Participate in a professional research workshop.
  • Develop materials to bring back to your classroom.

APPLICATION DEADLINE is extended to: April 1, 2001
or until all spaces are filled.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must have e-mail access from May, 2001 - August, 2002.

Description of the Education Program

Application for the Education Program

  Participants Syllabus - Weeks 1-2
  Booklist Requirements for Weeks 3-4

All Institute Speakers
  Week 1 Week 1
  Week 2 Week 2
  Week 3 Week 3
  Week 4 Week 4
Hotel Information

Year 2
  Sheraton Hotel May 2002 Conference
  Madison Suites DCI 2002
For further information or question, contact:

Christine Spassione
DCI Program Coordinator
Rutgers University
96 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8018 USA

Email: dci@dimacs.rutgers.edu
Phone: (732) 445-4304
Fax: (732) 445-5932

Page last updated: March 27, 2002.