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The IRES program was hosted by UNICAMP (Universidade de Campinas), a state University in Sao Paulo. Campinas is located in a large industrial center in Sao Paulo state and is surrounded by technological and computational centers.

American and Brazilian Students
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    The IRES 2006 participants were:


    Virginia Fisher, Harvard University.
    Sara Frietze , California State University Northridge.
    Robert Gerrity, , Pomona College.
    Russell Howes, Brigham Young University.
    Eloy Lopez, California State University Northridge.
    Francis Motta, University of Arizona.
    Silas Richelson, Harvard University.
    Cynthia Shepherd , California State University Northridge.
    Thiago Aparecido Catalan, USP-Sao Carlos
    Aldo Lopes , UFMG
    Rogerio Medeiros, USP-Sao Paulo
    Ricardo Miranda Martins ,
    Henrique Roscoe de Oliveira , UNB
    Tiago Picon, UFSCar
    Lonardo Rabelo , UNICAMP


  • Brazilian participants were supported by the Federal Brazilian Agency CNPq.

  • Organizers: M. Helena Noronha, California State University Northridge, and Helena Lopes, UNICAMP.

  • Faculty Advisors: Helena Lopes, Renato H. L. Pedrosa, Alberto Saa, Marcos Jardim, Adriano Moura, (UNICAMP), Max Souza , (UFF), and M. Helena Noronha, California State University Northridge.

 

Students and Faculty together

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On the first day of the program participants were given the option to select the problem to work on. The problems had been presented to them a month before through the IRES Website. On the last day of the program, students gave presentations of their work. They also wrote papers describing their results. Click on the title of the papers for a pdf version.


The inviscid limit of incompressible fluid flow in an annulus.
Sara Frietze, Robert Gerrity, and Tiago Picon.

Composite Membranes.
Aldo Lopes, Russell E. Howes, and Cynthia Shepherd.

An Analysis of the Collatz Conjecture.
Francis Charles Motta, Henrique Roscoe de Oliveira, and Thiago Aparecido Catalan


On the Compact Submanifolds of Codimension 3 with Nonnegative Curvature. (in progress)
Ricardo Martins, Rogerio Medeiros, and Sylas Richelson

Quivers. (in progress)
Virginia Fisher, Eloy Lopez, and Lonardo Rabelo