Office of Science Engagement

Office of Science Engagement

MTH 497 – An Introduction to Deep Learning

Mathematics, the Great Wall and the Forbidden City

This three-week summer program offers a unique opportunity for Penn State undergraduates to fulfill a 400-level course requirement for Math majors while studying alongside local students at the world-renowned Peking University in Beijing, China. The attached course will cover advanced topics in mathematics, with specific topics to be determined by the teaching faculty each year; summer 2020’s program will offer an introductory course on Deep Learning. In addition to mathematics coursework, students will enjoy cultural activities and field trips to the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.

 


SCHOLARSHIPS:
Students are eligible to apply for

 

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS:
**2020 application deadline is February 1, 2020*

 

 

 

INSTRUCTORS:

 

  • Dr. Jinchao Xu, Verne M. Willaman Professor, Department of Mathematics; Affiliate Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Dr. Limin Ma, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics

Beijing, China

 

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): Familiarity with linear algebra (MATH 220) and multi-variable calculus (MATH 230 or 231) and some experience with computer programming.

General Questions

SCIengagement@psu.edu

814-865-5000

124 Ritenour Building

University Park, PA 16802

Education Abroad

Nimisha Thakur

814-863-9066

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Undergraduate Research

Dr. Tomalei Vess

814-865-5000

tjv4@psu.edu

Professional Development

Dr. Ann Marie Daniel

814-865-9922

amd9@psu.edu

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