Assistant Professor of Mathematics Courtney Gibbons spent three weeks at the Institute for Advanced Studies' Park City Mathematics Institute for the Undergraduate Faculty Program. The PCMI Summer Session is an intensive program that includes several parallel sets of activities aimed at different groups of participants across the entire mathematics community.
Activities include a program for mathematics researchers, eight mini-courses for graduate students on topics related to harmonic analysis, two lecture series for undergraduate students, a program for faculty from predominantly undergraduate institutions, a workshop on equity and mathematics education for undergraduate faculty, and a professional development program for K–12 school teachers.
The program for undergraduate faculty investigated discrete harmonic analysis applications to distances and distance sets in various scenarios. Gibbons gave an "IGNITE" talk at PCMI on syzygies.