Summer 2011 UROP Internship Project Proposals

Below you find the descriptions of the available UROP 2011 internship projects.

Summer 2011 UROP Internship Project Proposals
Project Description Mentors/Sponsors
Are profilers fundamentally broken? Matthias Hauswirth
Dynamic Recursive Data Structure Analysis Matthias Hauswirth
Robust Databases Fernando Pedone
Virtual 3D Table Tennis Kai Hormann
Marc Langheinrich
Michael Bronstein
Geometric Algorithms - Design and Implementation Evanthia Papadopoulou
Pattern recognition for sets of rectangles Evanthia Papadopoulou
Funsquare - Facilitating Social Ineraction Through Shared Experiences Marc Langheinrich
(in Oulu Finland – grants available)
Empirical Analysis of the Lévy-flight Firefly Optimization Approach Rolf Krause
Paralleling OpenSMT Towards Cloud Computing Natasha Sharygina
EverMail  Michele Lanza

In general, if you are interested in working in a specific research group, even one not mentioned above, please contact the corresponding professor directly.

Eligibility and Application Deadline

  • USI Informatics Bachelor or Master student before and after internship
  • Directly contact a project's mentor to apply (see names above)
  • Application deadline: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 (by the deadline you should already agree with the project's mentor)

Acceptance and Funding

  • Funded by the Faculty of Informatics
  • Only a limited number of grants available
  • Acceptance is competitive
  • Decision is taken by the dean

Duration and Dates of Internship

  • Roughly 2 months
  • Start after exam period (~ July 1st)
  • End before recovery exam period (~ August 31)