Research Opportunities

At the University of Pittsburgh, undergraduates have the opportunity to engage in research, scholarship and creative experiences with faculty who are leaders in their fields. As members of a top public research university, Pitt undergraduates can choose to engage in a variety of research experiences across schools, disciplines and academic settings. Experience-based learning that complements classroom learning allows Pitt undergraduates to develop mentoring relationships with faculty, gain critical skills, clarify life goals and strengthen career aspirations. Active participation in research, scholarship, and creative endeavors strengthens a sense of belonging to the University and provides an intellectual and social community for undergraduates. For more information on opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh visit their Undergraduate Research page. Visit the AMS REU page for more information on research opportunities available outside the university.

External Opportunities in Mathematics

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education (BSME) (Deadline: April 1 for Fall, Nov. 1 for Spring)

UMBC (March 1, 2017)

Fields Institute (February 28, 2017)

University of Pittsburgh, TECBio REU @ Pitt (Deadline Feb. 13, 2017)

Harvard University, Summer Program in Epidemiology (Deadline Feb 23, 2017)

NIMBioS for Undergraduates and Teachers, (Deadline Feb. 15, 2017)

UCLA, Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) 2017 (Deadline Feb. 14, 2017)

Institute for Advanced Study, Undergraduate Summer School 2017 (Deadline Feb. 15, 2017)

Auburn University. Algebra and Discrete Mathematics. (Deadline March 15, 2017.) Website:

Lafayette College. Combinatorics, Algebra; Geometry, Number Theory and Statistics. (Deadline not stated, email Website:

Emory, Oregon State and Winona State. Data analysis and biostatistics. For more details and application process see the flyer.

Grand Valley State University. Combinatorics and geometry. (Deadline Frebruary 17, 2017) Website: This flyer is more up to date.

Iowa State. Linear algebra, numerical analysis, combinatorics. (Deadline `tba') Website:

James Madison University. Details available from the website:

Ohio State University. Math biology. Website:

Muhlenberg College. Number sequences. (Deadline March 14, 2017) Website:

Suny Potsdam and Clarkson University. Graph theory, algebra, bio math, fuzzy logic. (Deadline February 15, 2017) Website:

University of Washington, Bothell. Optimization, tilings, knots and matrix theory. (Deadline February 24, 2017) Website:

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Mathematical ecology. Website for 2016:

California State University, Fresno. Knot theory and discrete Fourier transform. (Deadline Marc 1, 2017) Website:

Williams College. Billiards, differential equations, ergodic theory, geometry, knots, math biology, number theory and harmonic analysis. (Deadline early February, 2017) Website:

Seattle University. Enumerative combinatorics and geometry. (Deadline February 24, 2017) Website:

UConn. Modeling and Simulation in Systems biology. (Deadline February 5, 2017) Website:

University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Math biology. (Deadline March 3, 2017) Website:

Valparaiso. Combinatorics, math bio and statistics. (Deadline February 27, 2017) Website:

Wake Forest University. Number theory. (Deadline Frebruary 14, 2017) Website:

University of West Georgia. Combinatorics and graph theory. (Deadline February 15, 2017) Program details:

See also the list of REUs compiled by the Math Alliance...

the NSF REU list...

...and an excellent list posted by sarah-marie belcastro

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