Summer School Program for Undergraduate Students
I. Duration and Place
Six weeks: July 10 (Mon) -- August 18 (Fri), 2017
at the Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica
From Mondays to Fridays: Lectures in the morning; discussions, practicals, computer-based learning, etc in the afternoon.
Several guest talks or activities arranged by course instructors during the course.
Excellent students with prerequisites required by the selected course.
III. Documents for Application
1. Statement of Purpose: describing motivations and thoughts of learning mathematics. Applicants for Cryptography course must submit responses to the first two questions of Screening Problems. (https://goo.gl/YXe74X) Please upload files on step [4-1].
2. Academic transcript.
3. Resume: including English name, E-mail, phone number, postal address and passport-sized photo.
All applications must be register online.
From March 28 (09:00) until May 1 (15:00), 2017.
The list of admitted students will be announced on our website on May 26 (Fri) and be informed individually as well.
Course 1: Mathematical Finance
Ju-yi Yen (Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati)
Ching-tang Wu (Department of Applied Mathematics, National Chiao Tung University)
Li-Hsien Sun(Graduate Institute of Statistics, National Central University)
Chuan-hsiang Sean Han (Department of Quantitative Finance, National Tsing Hua University)
Prerequisites: calculus, linear algebra, probability (or mathematical statistics)
Course 2: Mathematical Signal Processing and Data Analysis
Lo-Bin CHANG (Ohio State University)
Alexander POWELL (Vanderbilt University)
Wen-Liang HWANG (Academia Sinica)
Guangliang Chen (San Jose State University)
Andreas Heinecke (Yale-NUS)
Ting-Li CHEN (Academia Sinica)
Prerequisites: calculus, linear algebra
Course 3: Cryptography
Organizer: Chia-Liang Sun (Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica)
Kai-Min Chung (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica)
Yu-Chi Chen (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica)
Yin-Hsun Huang (Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica)
Tsung-Hsuan Hung(Computer Science & Information Engineering, National Taiwan University)
Julie Tzu-Yueh Wang (Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica)
Prerequisites: Linear algebra, Introduction to Probabilty (better if you have some background on the programming)
Course website: https://sites.google.com/site/sinicasscrypt/
V. Subsidies and Certificate
Subsidies are available for up to 15 students for each course. The amount of the subsidies might be adjusted according to the student’s performance.
An essay should be submitted one week prior to the program ends. The certificate and the subsidies will be awarded to the qualified ones.
We may help students from central or southern Taiwan to arrange accommodation.
Address: 6th Floor, Astronomy-Mathematics Building,
No.1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Da-an District, Taipei 10617, Taiwan
Telephone: (02)2368-5999 ext. 336 (Ms. Tsae-Yunn Wan)