Graduate Student Thesis Advisers

Below is a list of currently active thesis advisers, and what topic each graduate student is studying.

Faculty Adviser Grad Student Degree Sought Student Research Focus
Babson, Eric - Math
Mou, LangMath, Ph.D.Moduli of quiver representations and mirror symmetry
Hannon, NathanMath, Ph.D.
Murray, JohnMath, Ph.D.Connections between the Tropical Vertex Group, Tropical Enumerative Invariants, and Relative Gromov-Witten Invariants
Tam, PatrickMath, Ph.D.Matroids, Bipartite Graphs, and Cardinality
D'Souza, Raissa
Snyder, JordanApplied, Ph.D.Dynamical systems and self-organization
De Loera, Jesus - Math
Haddock, JamieApplied, Ph.D.Iterative Projection Methods for Convex and Combinatorial Optimization
Fannjiang, Albert - Math
Li, LuApplied, Ph.D.Imaging through atmospheric turbulence using phase screens, phase retrieval, and algorithms for inverse problems
Friedlander, Michael - Math
Goh, GabrielApplied, Ph.D.Convex optimization with applications to machine learning
Guy, Robert - Math
Copos, CalinaApplied, Ph.D.Computational fluid dynamics with applications to cellular biology
Li, ChuanbinApplied, Ph.D.Numerical studies on the swimming behavior of microorganisms
Hunter, John - Math
Smothers, EvanMath, Ph.D.Degenerate dispersive equations and nonlinear Schrodinger equations
Joy, Ken - Computer Science
Martinez, RobertoApplied, Ph.D.
Koeppe, Matthias - Math
Zhou, YuanApplied, Ph.D.Infinite-dimensional relaxations of mixed-integer optimization problems
Kuperberg, Greg - Math
Samperton, EricMath, Ph.D.Computational complexity and low-dimensional topology
Ming, ShuangMath, Ph.D.Categorification of 3-Manifold Invariant and Quantum Algebra
Hagemeyer, ColinMath, Ph.D. Quantum groups, related tensor categories called spiders, and their relationship with geometric representation theory
Lewis, Timothy - Math
Docken, SteffenApplied, Ph.D.Dynamics of cardiac electrophysiology, mathematical pharmacology
Chartrand, ThomasApplied, Ph.D.Mathematical neuroscience, dynamics of coupled oscillators
Liu, Fu - Math
Castillo, FedericoMath, Ph.D.Combinatorics of integer points in lattice polytopes
Nachtergaele, Bruno - Math
Cha, MatthewMath, Ph.D.Topologically ordered phases in infinite quantum spin systems
Osserman, Brian - Math
He, XiangMath, Ph.D.Lifting properties of (compactified) tropical intersections
Liu, WenMath, Ph.D.Generalization of Linked Grassmannian
Puckett, Elbridge Gerry - Math
Sollers, KeithApplied, Ph.D.Optimal placement of trades in securities market exchanges, with an emphasis on using machine-learning techniques to minimize transaction costs
Saito, Naoki - Math
Berrian, AlexanderApplied, Ph.D.Synchrosqueezing transform and adaptive time-frequency representations, with applications to data sonificatioTime-frequency analysis; audio signal processing
Shvarts, EugeneApplied, Ph.D.Theory and structure of social networks
Schilling, Anne - Math
Hawkes, GrahamMath, Ph.D.Crystal Bases
Paramonov, KirillMath, Ph.D.Combinatorics of q,t-Catalan numbers and associated representation theory
Schreiber, Sebastian - EVE
Cuello, WilliamApplied, Ph.D.
Soshnikov, Alexander - Math
Xu, YuanyuanApplied, Ph.D.Spectral properties of large random matrices
Jana, IndrajitMath, Ph.D.Random Matrix Theory
Strohmer, Thomas - Math
Ling, ShuyangApplied, Ph.D.Self-calibration and compressive sensing, fast algorithm for inverse problems, random matrices, convex optimization
Thompson, Abigail - Math
Weed, PatrickMath, Ph.D.Three-manifolds, knot theory, and combinatorial techniques
Koenig, DaleMath, Ph.D.Knots and three manifolds, especially combinatorial techniques
Rogers, CarsonMath, Ph.D.Knots and the surfaces they bound in 3 and 4-dimensional space
Lamb, KevinMath, Ph.D.Knot theory, 3-manifolds, Morse theory, and their associated combinatorial techniques
Vazirani, Monica - Math
Shin, GicheolMath, Ph.D.Combinatorial representation theory of rational Cherednik algebras and double affine Hecke algebras
Kvinge, HenryMath, Ph.D.Representation theory of KLR-algebras and their use in the categorification of quantum groups
Vazquez, Mariel - Math
Witte, ShawnMath, Ph.D.DNA Topology, classification of chiral knots, Monte Carlo algorithms
Wets, Roger - Math
Deride, JulioApplied, Ph.D.Stochastic equilibrum problems
Bassett, RobertMath, Ph.D.Stochastic and convex optimization in statistical estimation, variational analysis, convex duality and applications.
Xia, Qinglan - Math
Schiffman, BenjaminMath, Ph.D.