# 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. | Moduli of quiver representations and mirror symmetry | |

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

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

Tam, Patrick | Math, Ph.D. | Matroids, Bipartite Graphs, and Cardinality | |

D'Souza, Raissa | |||

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

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 | |

Friedlander, Michael - Math | |||

Goh, Gabriel | Applied, Ph.D. | Convex optimization with applications to machine learning | |

Guy, Robert - Math | |||

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

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

Hunter, John - Math | |||

Smothers, Evan | Math, Ph.D. | Degenerate dispersive equations and nonlinear Schrodinger equations | |

Joy, Ken - Computer Science | |||

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

Koeppe, Matthias - Math | |||

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

Kuperberg, Greg - Math | |||

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

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

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

Lewis, Timothy - Math | |||

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

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. | Topologically ordered phases in infinite quantum spin systems | |

Osserman, Brian - Math | |||

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

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

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 | |||

Berrian, Alexander | Applied, Ph.D. | Synchrosqueezing transform and adaptive time-frequency representations, with applications to data sonificatioTime-frequency analysis; audio signal processing | |

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

Schilling, Anne - Math | |||

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

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

Schreiber, Sebastian - EVE | |||

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

Soshnikov, Alexander - Math | |||

Xu, Yuanyuan | Applied, Ph.D. | Spectral properties of large random matrices | |

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 | |||

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

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 | |

Lamb, Kevin | Math, Ph.D. | Knot theory, 3-manifolds, Morse theory, and their associated combinatorial techniques | |

Vazirani, Monica - Math | |||

Shin, Gicheol | Math, Ph.D. | Combinatorial representation theory of rational Cherednik algebras and double affine Hecke algebras | |

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

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 | |

Bassett, Robert | Math, Ph.D. | Stochastic and convex optimization in statistical estimation, variational analysis, convex duality and applications. | |

Xia, Qinglan - Math | |||

Schiffman, Benjamin | Math, Ph.D. |