Call for Applications: University of Wisconsin REU in Mathematical Ecology

The University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Department of Mathematics and

Statistics is proud to offer a 10-week Summer REU in mathematical

ecology, held in the beautiful city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. This summer

program will provide eight summer scholars with the opportunity to

perform cutting-edge research under the mentorship of university faculty

and government scientists working at the interface between mathematics

and ecology.

Our two projects this year are “Using Decision Models to Investigate

Interventions Against Fungal Blight in American Chestnut Trees”,

mentored by Martin Allen (Computer Science) and Anita Davelos Baines

(Biology), and “Investigating Population Level Animal Movement Through

Fractal Geometry”, mentored by Kevin Aagard (United State Geological

Survey) and Robert F. Allen (Mathematics). You can find information on

the projects and how to apply at


Program Dates:  June 5, 2017 – August 11, 2017

Stipend:  $5000 and a $75 weekly food allowance.

Priority Deadline: February 15 th

Application Deadline: March 1 st