Advanced Graduate Research

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Below is the list of students who have advanced to candidacy. For the full list of potential advisors, please visit Math Department Faculty or GGAM Faculty.

Faculty Adviser Grad Student Degree Sought Student Research Focus
Balasubramanian, Krishna - Statistics
He, Ye (Leo)Applied, Ph.D.MCMC sampling algorithms
Biello, Joseph - Math
Kalb, ArthurApplied, Ph.D.Equatorial Waves
Carlsson, Erik - Math
Chou, RaymondMath, Ph.D.Schubert Calculus, Symmetric Functions
Casals, Roger - Math
Hughes, JamesMath, Ph.D.Legendrian knots and Lagrangian fillings.
Chaudhuri, Rishidev - NPB+Math+CNS
Moore, EliApplied, Ph.D.Stochastic pruning in biological and artificial neural networks.
De Loera, Jesus - Math
Black, AlexanderMath, Ph.D. The Simplex Method and Related Polytopal Constructions
Wesley, WilliamMath, Ph.D.Algebraic proof systems, Ramsey numbers, SAT solving.
Fannjiang, Albert - Math
Wan, Qianhui(Stella)Applied, Ph.D.Inverse graph problems with application on power grids
Fuchs, Elena - Math
Litman, MatthewMath, Ph.D.Approximation theory of numbers (backwards continued fractions, continued fractions, and rational approximations) and analytic number theory (expansions of number theoretic functions in orthogonal polynomials/coefficient asymptotics and super approximatio
Gorskiy, Eugene - Math
Niu, WenjunMath, Ph.D.Category of Line operators in 4d and 3d SUSY gauge theories
Guy, Robert - Math
Nichols, JeffreyApplied, Ph.D.Elastic Alfven waves, viscoelastic fluid dynamics, and numerics.
Hastings, Alan - Environmental Science and Policy
Arroyo Esquivel, JorgeApplied, Ph.D.
Jacob, Adam - Math
Chan, Yu Hin(Addie)Math, Ph.D.Complex differential geometry
Kuperberg, Greg - Math
Okada, RuiMath, Ph.D.Quantum error correction and quantum metric spaces
Wu, HaihanMath, Ph.D.Jones-Wenzl Projector Expansions for g_2 and sp_4, Theta symbol and Tetrahedron symbol for rank two Lie Algebras.
Tran, AustinMath, Ph.D.
Lewis, Timothy - Math
Rose, AdamApplied, Ph.D.
Li, Xiaodong - Statistics
Hu, XiaohanApplied, Ph.D.High-dimensional statistics and learning
Liu, Xin - Computer Science
Kim, JeonghoonApplied, Ph.D.Machine Learning Developments and Applications
Sollers, KeithApplied, Ph.D.Optimal placement of trades in securities market exchanges, with an emphasis on using machine-learning techniques to minimize transaction costs
Lopes, Miles - Math
Chen, XiaotieApplied, Ph.D.Bootstrap methods for error analysis of randomized algorithms
Ma, Shiqian - Math
Li, JiaxiangApplied, Ph.D.Nonlinear and nonsmooth optimizations and their applications
Morris, Ben - Math
Senda, AltoMath, Ph.D.Mixing Times of Shuffles
Oberschelp, HansMath, Ph.D.Mixing Times and Applications to Cryptography.
Nachtergaele, Bruno - Math
Ragone, MichaelMath, Ph.D.
Rademacher, Luis - Math
Chen, HaolinApplied, Ph.D.Tensor problems with application to Gaussian mixtures and foundation of data sciences
Saito, Naoki - Math
Shvarts, EugeneApplied, Ph.D.Theory and structure of social networks
Schilling, Anne - Math
Pappe, JosephMath, Ph.D.Symmetric Functions and Crystal Bases
Schultens, Jennifer - Math
Alameda, AndrewMath, Ph.D.low dimensional topology
Shkoller, Steve - Math
Moreno-Vasquez, Ryan ChristopherMath, Ph.D.Analysis of free boundary fluid PDE
Ramani, RaaghavApplied, Ph.D.
Starkston, Laura - Math
Rubin, ShanonMath, Ph.D.Symplectic topology, microlocal sheaf theory.
Thomases, Becca - Math
Nichols, JeffreyApplied, Ph.D.Elastic Alfven waves, viscoelastic fluid dynamics, and numerics.
Koul, OjeshApplied, Ph.D.
Thompson, Abigail - Math
Bjorklund, RobertMath, Ph.D.
Cazet, NicholasMath, Ph.D.
Vazirani, Monica - Math
Bechtloff Weising, MiloMath, Ph.D.
Xia, Qinglan - Math
Sun, HaotianMath, Ph.D.
Nguyen, Vinh VanMath, Ph.D.Optimal codebook
Zhang, Michael - CEE
Hui, ShouweiApplied, Ph.D.Macroscopic traffic flow control and stabilization.