Robert KozmaLogistics Chair
Robert Thijs Kozma is a junior at Boston Univeristy, College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). He is a pure and applied mathematics major at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. He has received the prestigious Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) award to conduct research on self-dual elliptic curves and coding theory at Boston University. He is on the Dean's List and he is a CAS College Scholar nominee.
His mathematical interests include non-Euclidean geometries, algebraic geometry, partial differential equations, and nonlinear dynamical systems. He is the sectretary of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Boston University Student Chapter. Robert is a laboratory assistant and programmer at the Cognitive Neural Systems Technology Lab, Boston University. He is involved in projects funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) SyNAPSE and by the NSF Centers for Excellence in Learning programs.
Robert Thijs is a founding member of the BU Innoworks chapter. He believes science provides a bridge between cultures and serves as a universal language of understanding for people with different backgrounds. He was born in The Netherlands and lived in Japan, New Zealand, California and Hungary prior to moving to Boston. He is fluent in three languages, English, Japanese, and Hungarian. During his high school years, he won a national Japanese language and culture competition. In his free time, he likes to play Japanese chess (shogi), tennis, and enjoys skiing.