Week 1 Schedule

Monday 5/23

8:30 – 9:00       Registration (Lobby in front of SAS 1102) remember to bring COVID test

 9:00 – 9:30       Welcome Mette Olufsen and Brian Reich (SAS 1102)

  • Introduction of teams
  • Expectations
  • Schedule
  • Summer research workshop
  • Fall program
  • COVID testing and vaccination policies
  • RCR training
  • NCSU REU programs
  • NCSU Resources – Gym, IT, Library

9:30 – 10:30     Undergraduate student introduction Brian Reich (SAS 1102)
Tour of SAS Hall and Broughton (find your DRUMS workspace)

10:30 – 12:00   Project presentations

10:30 – 11:00    Understanding heart rate variability using modeling and data analysis
(Mette Olufsen & Justen Geddes)

11:00 – 11:30    Using statistical methods to grade cancer severity in histopathology images
(Ana-Maria Sticu & Samsul Alam)

11:30 – 12:00    Computational methods for optimal adversarial learning (Ryan Murray & Adam Pickarski)

12:00 – 1:00     Lunch (SAS Hall 2nd floor foyer and outside)

1:00 – 2:00       Project presentations

1:00 – 1:30       Optimal packing of cells in tissues (Sharon Lubkin & Eric Schoen)

1:30 – 2:00       Transfer learning methods for individualized treatment rules
(Shu Yang & Yunshu Zhang)

2:00 – 4:00       Campus tour (in groups)

  • Group 1: Get laptops [REU students – Eric]
  • Group 2: Get ID cards [REU students – Justen]
  • Group 3: Talley [REU students – Adam]
  • Group 4: Hill Library REU students – Samsul and Yunshu]

Tuesday 5/23

9:00 – 10:00       RCR training (check) and Responsible conduct of research (Mette Olufsen and Brian Reich)
10:00 – 5:00       Working in groups

Wednesday 5/25

9:00 – 11:00       Introduction to computing and IT (Imraan), Matlab Tutorial (Eric), Maple Tutorial (Sharon)
11:00 – 5:00       Work in groups

Thursday 5/26

9:00 – 11:00       Python (Adam), R (Samsul), The University Cluster (Justen)
11:00 – 5:00       Work in groups

Friday 5/27

9:00 – 12:00 Work in groups
1:00 – 3:00 Presentation
4:00 – Social event (Pullen Park)