Undergraduate Research

Math students at NU have the opportunity to do one-on-one research with a professor -- and get course credit for it. This experience is highly valued by employers and graduate schools, not to mention fun and interesting!

Some past student research by NU math students:

  • Using probability to model the notes played by a walking bass line in jazz music: by Luke Ciminelli, under the advisement of Dr. C. Mangum.
  • Simulating a hockey shootout with a computer algorithm: by Brianna Zeitz, under the advisement of Dr. A. Mangum.
  • Studying a famous conjecture in graph theory: by Zachary Dorobiala, under the advisement of Dr. C. Mangum.
  • Coming soon: by Zachary Harris, under the advisement of Dr. Louwsma.
  • Coming soon: by Cassandra Bennett, under the advisement of Dr. Branker.
  • Coming soon: by Elizabeth Faxlanger, under the advisement of Dr. C. Mangum.