# 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 |
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Babson, Eric - Math | |||

Mou, Lang | Math, Ph.D. | quiver representations and cluster theory | |

Murray, John | Math, Ph.D. | Connections between the Tropical Vertex Group, Tropical Enumerative Invariants, and Relative Gromov-Witten Invariants | |

Bai, Zhaojun - Math | |||

Zhou, Yunshen | Applied, Ph.D. | Fitting distance matrices by nonlinear eigenvalue problems | |

Wright, William | Math, Ph.D. | Continuous convex optimization and eigenvalue optimization with applications in phase retrieval and image processing | |

D'Souza, Raissa | |||

Snyder, Jordan | Applied, Ph.D. | Dynamical systems and self-organization | |

De Loera, Jesus - Math | |||

Hogan, Thomas | Math, Ph.D. | Applications of Computational Geometry to Clustering, Classification of Data, and Unsupervised Machine Learning | |

Silverstein, Lily | Math, Ph.D. | Computational commutative algebra | |

Doty, David - CS | |||

Haley, David | Applied, Ph.D. | Robust molecular programming, chemical reaction networks | |

Fan, Yueyue | |||

Liu, Ning | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Fannjiang, Albert - Math | |||

Li, Lu | Applied, Ph.D. | Imaging through atmospheric turbulence using phase screens, phase retrieval, and algorithms for inverse problems | |

Zhang, Zheqing | Applied, Ph.D. | Solving phase retrieval by Douglas Rachford/ADMM method | |

Goldman, Mark - NPB | |||

Dong, Stella | Applied, Ph.D. | balaneced (excitation and inhibition) rate-based and spike-based models for oculomotor integrator | |

Gorskiy, Evgeny - Math | |||

Kivinen, Oscar | Math, Ph.D. | Geometric representation theory | |

Gravner, Janko - Math | |||

Liu, Xiaochen | Math, Ph.D. | robust periodic solutions in multi-state cellular automata | |

Hass, Joel - Math | |||

Wong, Ka Wai | Applied, Ph.D. | Computational geometry | |

Luo, Yanwen | Applied, Ph.D. | Computational geometry | |

Hastings, Alan | |||

Vogel, Kaela | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Hunter, John - Math | |||

Shu, Jingyang | Math, Ph.D. | Sharp front of SQG equation | |

Joy, Ken - Computer Science | |||

Martinez, Roberto | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Kapovich, Michael - Math | |||

Dey, Subhadip | Math, Ph.D. | Spherical metric with conical singularities | |

Liu, Beibei | Math, Ph.D. | Geometrically finite Kleinian group | |

Koeppe, Matthias - Math | |||

Wang, Jiawei | Math, Ph.D. | Integer optimization | |

Kuperberg, Greg - Math | |||

Hagemeyer, Colin | Math, Ph.D. | Quantum groups, related tensor categories called spiders, and their relationship with geometric representation theory | |

Ming, Shuang | Math, Ph.D. | Categorification of 3-Manifold Invariant and Quantum Algebra | |

Gallup, Nathaniel | Math, Ph.D. | Double complexes of complex and smooth manifolds | |

Lewis, Timothy - Math | |||

Chartrand, Thomas | Applied, Ph.D. | Mathematical neuroscience, dynamics of coupled oscillators | |

Docken, Steffen | Applied, Ph.D. | Dynamics of cardiac electrophysiology, mathematical pharmacology | |

Li, Xiaodong | |||

Chen, Ji | Applied, Ph.D. | Machine learning theory | |

Liu, Fu - Math | |||

Lee, Yonggyu | Math, Ph.D. | polyhedra theory | |

Morris, Ben - Math | |||

Senda, Alto | Math, Ph.D. | ||

Nachtergaele, Bruno - Math | |||

Moon, Alvin | Math, Ph.D. | Quantum many-body problems, operator algebras | |

Reschke, Jake | Math, Ph.D. | Random operators and disordered quantum many-body systems | |

Osserman, Brian - Math | |||

He, Xiang | Math, Ph.D. | Lifting properties of (compactified) tropical intersections | |

Liu, Wen | Math, Ph.D. | Generalization of Linked Grassmannian | |

Challenor, John | Math, Ph.D. | Linear Series in Positive Characteristic | |

Puckett, Elbridge Gerry - Math | |||

Sollers, Keith | Applied, 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 | |||

Shvarts, Eugene | Applied, Ph.D. | Theory and structure of social networks | |

Weber, David | Applied, Ph.D. | Scattering transform, applications to sonar classification, and theory of CNNs | |

Shao, Yiqun | Applied, Ph.D. | Wavelet transform on graph and further applications to matrices | |

Schilling, Anne - Math | |||

Poh, Wencin | Math, Ph.D. | Crystal bases, symmetric functions. | |

Hawkes, Graham | Math, Ph.D. | Crystal Bases | |

Schreiber, Sebastian - EVE | |||

Cuello, William | Applied, Ph.D. | Mathematical Ecology, Stochastic Models, and Multispecies Coexistence | |

Fleischer, Samuel | Applied, Ph.D. | Dynamical systems, eco-evo feedbacks, effects of parasites on community dynamics | |

Sharpnack, James - Stats | |||

Shemetov, Dmitry | Applied, Ph.D. | Information theory and establishing statistical limits in distributed systems with communication constraints. Development of graph-based machine learning algorithms | |

Thompson, Abigail - Math | |||

Weed, Patrick | Math, Ph.D. | Three-manifolds, knot theory, and combinatorial techniques | |

Vazirani, Monica - Math | |||

Zhao, Yue | Math, Ph.D. | tableaux on periodic skew diagrams and the representations of double affined Hecke algebra | |

Vazquez, Mariel - Math | |||

Witte, Shawn | Math, Ph.D. | DNA Topology, classification of chiral knots, Monte Carlo algorithms | |

Xia, Qinglan - Math | |||

Lazarus, Tynan | Math, Ph.D. | Fractal Geometry and Optimal Transportation with Adjustable Iterated Function Systems | |

Schiffman, Benjamin | Math, Ph.D. | Landscape Functions in ramified optimal transport systems from Eulerian and Lagrangian perspectives |