# 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 | |||

Hannon, Nathan | Math, Ph.D. | ||

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

Biello, Joseph - Math | |||

Back, Amanda | Applied, Ph.D. | Asymptotic and spectral methods for fluid equations describing large-scale atmosphere dynamics | |

De Loera, Jesus - Math | |||

Haddock, Jamie | Applied, Ph.D. | Iterative Projection Methods for Convex and Combinatorial Optimization | |

Fannjiang, Albert - Math | |||

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

Guy, Robert - Math | |||

Li, Chuanbin | Applied, Ph.D. | Numerical studies on the swimming behavior of microorganisms | |

Copos, Calina | Applied, Ph.D. | Computational fluid dynamics with applications to cellular biology | |

Joy, Ken - Computer Science | |||

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

Kapovich, Michael - Math | |||

Forehand, James | Math, Ph.D. | Geometric group theory, coarse hyperbolic geometry, and rigidity | |

Mayeda, Dustin | Math, Ph.D. | Higher dimensional Kleinian groups and geometric group theory. | |

Koeppe, Matthias - Math | |||

Zhou, Yuan | Applied, Ph.D. | Infinite-dimensional relaxations of mixed-integer optimization problems | |

Kuperberg, Greg - Math | |||

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

Samperton, Eric | Math, Ph.D. | Computational complexity and low-dimensional topology | |

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

Largier, John - Environmental Science and Policy | |||

Trockel, Dale | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Lewis, Timothy - Math | |||

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

Liu, Fu - Math | |||

Castillo, Federico | Math, Ph.D. | Combinatorics of integer points in lattice polytopes | |

Nachtergaele, Bruno - Math | |||

Cha, Matthew | Math, Ph.D. | ||

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 | |

Schilling, Anne - Math | |||

Paramonov, Kirill | Math, Ph.D. | Combinatorics of q,t-Catalan numbers and associated representation theory | |

Schreiber, Sebastian - EVE | |||

Cuello, William | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Shkoller, Steve - Math | |||

Grimm, Joseph | Math, Ph.D. | Extending the methods of Coutand and Shkoller to investigate the existence and uniqueness of strong solutions to free-boundary magnetohydrodynamics. | |

Soshnikov, Alexander - Math | |||

Pchelin, Vladimir | Applied, Ph.D. | Random Matrix Theory. Band matrices. Discrete and continuous random SchrĂ¶dinger operators | |

Jana, Indrajit | Math, Ph.D. | Random Matrix Theory | |

Strohmer, Thomas - Math | |||

Ling, Shuyang | Applied, Ph.D. | Self-calibration and compressive sensing, fast algorithm for inverse problems, random matrices, convex optimization | |

Thompson, Abigail - Math | |||

Koenig, Dale | Math, Ph.D. | Knots and three manifolds, especially combinatorial techniques | |

Rogers, Carson | Math, Ph.D. | Knots and the surfaces they bound in 3 and 4-dimensional space | |

Vazirani, Monica - Math | |||

Kvinge, Henry | Math, Ph.D. | Representation theory of KLR-algebras and their use in the categorification of quantum groups | |

Shin, Gicheol | Math, Ph.D. | ||

Vazquez, Mariel - Math | |||

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

Wets, Roger - Math | |||

Deride, Julio | Applied, Ph.D. | Stochastic equilibrum problems |