Summer 2022 Research Opportunity in Optimization

Under the auspices of the Applied Artificial Intelligence Initiative (AAII) and the Astronomy Department at UC Santa Cruz we are searching for one continuing undergraduate for a funded summer 2022 research opportunity.  The selected students will develop optimization codes using Python, Jax, tensorflow/pytorch, and Hamiltonian Monte Carlo techniques on a project related to sources known as Fast Radio Bursts. The application is open to advanced undergraduate majors in Physics, Astrophysics, and/or CSE.


  • Substantial experience with Python and GitHub
  • Advanced knowledge in statistics

Recommended but not required

  • Cloud computing experience
  • 1st year college-level physics


Duration:  10 weeks from June 13 -- August 20, 2022

Please apply here: 

 and search out ER#19505. 

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