# 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 | |||

Tam, Patrick | Math, Ph.D. | Infinite Matroids | |

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 | |

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 | |||

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

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

Fannjiang, Albert - Math | |||

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

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 | |

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 | |||

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

Hunter, John - Math | |||

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

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

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 | |||

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

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

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 | |

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 | |||

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

Nachtergaele, Bruno - Math | |||

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

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 | |||

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

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

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. | Mathematical Ecology, Stochastic Models, and Multispecies Coexistence | |

Soshnikov, Alexander - Math | |||

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

Thompson, Abigail - Math | |||

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

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 | |

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

Vazquez, Mariel - Math | |||

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

Wets, Roger - Math | |||

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. | Landscape Functions in ramified optimal transport systems from Eulerian and Lagrangian perspectives | |

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