Undergraduate Research Program in Mathematics and Computer Science

Preparing for Undergraduate Research

If you are interested in getting involved with a research project related to Mathematics, Computer Science, or Data Science, we warmly invite you to attend our upcoming student research information session, "Preparing for Undergraduate Research." The session will take place on

Wednesday, September 6
1pm to 2pm
Room S-213

During this session faculty mentors will discuss their available projects, program requirements, and expectations. This is an excellent opportunity for you to understand what research is like and ask any questions you may have. The session is purely informational, and you are not required to commit to a project to attend.

Tentative Schedule

Schedule of Talks

1:00 – 1:10 PM

Andrew Bulawa & Susana Pinheiro
Welcoming Remarks

1:10 – 1:15 PM

Lyubomir Boyadzhiev
On the Fractional Schrödinger Wave Equation

1:15 - 1:20 PM

Venessa N. Singhroy
An Analysis of College Algebra Exam Test Items using Item Response Theory

1:20 – 1:25 PM

Kostas Stroumbakis
Secondary Statistical Research

1:25 –1:30 PM

Susana Pinheiro
Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases

1:30 – 1:35 PM

Mercedes Franco
Cultural Competency in Computing/STEM

1:35 – 1:40 PM

Fei Ye
Differentiation beyond real numbers

1:40 - 1:45 PM

Yusuf Danisman
Building and improving predictive machine learning models on historical stock price data

1:45 – 2:00 PM

Meet the Faculty over pizza and beverages!

Topics available but not presented at this event:

Howard Sporn
Hosoya's Triangle and Fibonacci Numbers

Overview of the Student Research Program in Mathematics & Computer Science

If you are interested in researching an advanced topic in Mathematics or Computer Science, then consider taking on an undergraduate research project.  You can work one-on-one with a faculty mentor with expertise in that field.

Involvement with research projects will be recognized on your transcript via one or both of the 2 credit honors sections courses MA905 and MA906: Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and/or Computer Science I and II.


  • Record of good academic performance
  • MA440 or permission by the department
  • Recommendation of Faculty members

Keep in mind that a research project requires a lot of time and hard work.  You should be confident that you will have the time to devote to such a project while maintaining good grades in your other courses.

To learn more about the program, contact the Research and Independent Studies Committee:

The CUNY Research Scholars Program

Consider applying for the CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP).  CRSP is a one academic year long commitment to research beginning in the Fall semester.  Accepted student applicants will receive $5000 for their participation in the program.

See the QCC CRSP webpage for more information.

Past Research Projects

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