Jan Verschelde

    Email Address: janv@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Math, Statistics, and Computer Science
    Title: professor
    Office: SEO 1210 Phone: 3129964609
    Webpage: http://www.math.uic.edu/~jan
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Computational algebraic geometry, development of mathematical software, polyhedral methods, symbolic and numeric computing, supercomputing.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Preferred major: MCS, MATH, STAT, or CS. The main prerequisite is proficiency in computer programming, preferably having taken at least two programming courses.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Prototyping and experimentation with new algorithms in a computer algebra system or in Python using numpy, scipy, and sympy.

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