In SIU Mathematics department, we encourage undergraduate students to participate in mathematical research and supervised readings of special topics under guidance of our faculty. Annually, we organize a research conference in undergraduate mathematics research jointly with the Southeast Missouri State University, see IL-Mo Conference for details.
Below are names of students and their projects in recent past.
Title: Sports Data Analysis Project
Details: The group analyzed the Missouri Valley conference Men and Women's basketball data using R software, clustering, and discriminant analysis.
Term: Fall 15
Students: Nicole Staples, Philip Kains
Professors: Budzban, Olive
Title: Research in Visualization in Mathematics
Details: Research in geometry, computing, and visualization. The work started in Fall 2014 and continued through Fall 2015. Our weekly meetings (Thursday 2pm) were frequented also by a number of other interested students.
Term: Fall 2014
Students: Bradley Dragun, Thomas Finkenkelle, Aaron Zolotor
Term: Spring 2015
Students: Jeffrey Lawrence, Aaron Zolotor
Term: Fall 2015
Student: Bradley Dragun
Please contact Dr. Wesley Calvert, Undergraduate Program Director, for more information.
Email: wcalvert at siu.edu