# Results of REU Research 2020

## REU Mini-Conference, July 20-21, 2020

Schedule and Abstracts

### Participants, Presentations, and Reports

**Probability and algebra**Mentors: Prof. Jeffrey Kuan; Aleksandra Sobieska and Zhengye Zhou**Algebraic Methods in Mathematical Biology**Mentors: Prof. Anne Shiu; Aleksandra Sobieska and Alex Ruys de Perez- Patrick Chan (Loyola University Chicago): Degenerate and non-degenerate embedding dimensions of neural codes, slides, report
- Joseph Lent (Penn State): Algebraic signatures for a non-local obstruction and sunflowers, slides, report
- Clare Spinner (University of Portland): Characterizing Codes with Three Maximal Codewords, slides, report
- Katherine Johnston (Lafayette College): Identifiability of Linear Compartment Models: The effects of model operations, slides, report

**Number Theory**Mentors: Prof. Matt Young and Prof. Riad Masri; Agniva Dasgupta- Eric Zhu (Georgia Institute of Technology ): Bounds for Coefficients of the f(q) Mock Theta Function and Applications for Partition Ranks (part 1), slides, report (joint with Kevin Gomez)
- Kevin Gomez (Vanderbilt University): Bounds for Coefficients of the f(q) Mock Theta Function and Applications for Partition Ranks (part 2), slides
- Juan Ramirez (University of Houston): Patterns arising in the Kernel of Generalized Dedekind Sums (Part 1), slides, report (joint with Evuilynn Nguyen)
- Evuilynn Nguyen (Rhodes College): Patterns arising in the Kernel of Generalized Dedekind Sums (Part 2), slides

Group photo (July 20, 2020)