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
Krishnakumar Balasubramanian - Math
Xuxing ChenApplied, Ph.D.
Joseph Biello - Math
Arthur KalbApplied, Ph.D.Equatorial Waves
Erik Carlsson - Math
Gregory DePaulApplied, Ph.D.
Jesus De Loera - Math
Alexander BlackMath, Ph.D. The Simplex Method and Related Polytopal Constructions
Chengyang WangMath, Ph.D.
Felix Almendra HernandezMath, Ph.D.
David Doty - ECS
Joshua PetrackApplied, Ph.D.Molecular computation, particularly Thermodynamic Binding Networks
Albert Fannjiang - Math
Qianhui(Stella) WanApplied, Ph.D.Inverse graph problems with application on power grids
Tait WeichtApplied, Ph.D.
Martin Fraas - Math
Matthew CorbelliMath, Ph.D.
Zhiqian (Simon) DuMath, Ph.D.
Eugene Gorskiy - Math
Joshua TurnerMath, Ph.D.
Yuze LuanMath, Ph.D.Hilbert scheme of points
Tonie ScrogginMath, Ph.D.
Janko Gravner - Math
Kyle JohnsonMath, Ph.D.
Robert Guy - Math
Hyun Soo LeeApplied, Ph.D.Steady Streaming
Jeffrey NicholsApplied, Ph.D.Elastic Alfven waves, viscoelastic fluid dynamics, and numerics.
Alan Hastings - Math
Darian SorensonApplied, Ph.D.
John Hunter - Math
Yifeng (Allen) ChenApplied, Ph.D.
Adam Jacob - Math
Yu Hin(Addie) ChanMath, Ph.D.Complex differential geometry
Greg Kuperberg - Math
Haihan WuMath, Ph.D.Jones-Wenzl Projector Expansions for g_2 and sp_4, Theta symbol and Tetrahedron symbol for rank two Lie Algebras.
Timothy Lewis - Math
Adam RoseApplied, Ph.D.
Vincent LoveroApplied, Ph.D.
Xiaodong Li - Statistics
Xiaohan HuApplied, Ph.D.High-dimensional statistics and learning
Miles Lopes - Math
Xiaotie ChenApplied, Ph.D.Bootstrap methods for error analysis of randomized algorithms
Bruno Nachtergaele - Math
Michael RagoneMath, Ph.D.
Thomas (Andrew) JacksonMath, Ph.D.mathematical physics, quantum systems, topological quantum orders
Naoki Saito - Math
Brian KnightApplied, Ph.D.
Anne Schilling - Math
David KeneppMath, Ph.D.
Mary Claire SimoneMath, Ph.D.
Jennifer Schultens - Math
David TuMath, Ph.D.
Steve Shkoller - Math
Kyle ChickeringApplied, Ph.D.
Ryan Christopher Moreno-VasquezMath, Ph.D.Analysis of free boundary fluid PDE
Gavin PandyaMath, Ph.D.
Laura Starkston - Math
Shanon RubinMath, Ph.D.Symplectic topology, microlocal sheaf theory.
Thomas Strohmer - Math
Shizhou XuApplied, Ph.D.
Becca Thomases - Math
Jeffrey NicholsApplied, Ph.D.Elastic Alfven waves, viscoelastic fluid dynamics, and numerics.
Ojesh KoulApplied, Ph.D.
Abigail Thompson - Math
Trevor Oliveira-SmithMath, Ph.D.Fibered knots, sutured manifolds, and the smooth structure of 4-manifolds
Nicholas CazetMath, Ph.D.
Fernanda Valdovinos - ggam
Casey DuckwallApplied, Ph.D.
Monica Vazirani - Math
Stephanie GastonMath, Ph.D.Askey-Wilson algebra and its representation theory
Emi BrawleyMath, Ph.D.Combinatorial representation theory of type C double affine Hecke algebra (DAHA)
Milo Bechtloff WeisingMath, Ph.D.
Qinglan Xia - Math
Vinh Van NguyenMath, Ph.D.Optimal codebook
Michael Zhang - CEE
Shouwei HuiApplied, Ph.D.Macroscopic traffic flow control and stabilization.