## 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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