Participating in Research Program at Texas Tech
For immediate release July 7, 2006
PA – Ronald Anderson, a rising Thiel College senior
from Conneaut, Ohio, is currently participating in a National
Science Foundation summer research program at Texas Tech
The National Science Foundation awarded $171,000
for Texas Tech’s eight-week Multidisciplinary Summer Undergraduate
Research program in Computation and Control of Biological
and Biologically Inspired Systems.
Anderson, a mathematics and computer science major and
physics minor at Thiel, is one of eight undergraduates
from across the nation who is researching how math can
be applied to biology.
The program, being held June 5
to July 28, will provide participants with a unique experience
of how mathematics can be applied to understand the qualitative and
quantitative behavior of a biological or bio-like system. It will also
include a lecture series, a mentoring club, guest colloquium,
student seminars, computational laboratory, and scientific
and social tours.
Anderson, a 2003 graduate of Conneaut High School,
is the son of Ron and Betty Anderson of Conneaut.