Research
I work on theory of molecular computation with my advisor, Professor
David Doty. Broadly, I am interested in how decentralized systems of simple components can collectively perform complex computation.

Efficient selfstabilizing leader election in population protocols.
Janna Burman, David Doty, Thomas Nowak, Eric E. Severson, and Chuan Xu.
Technical Report 1907.06068, arXiv, 2019.
Full paper on arXiv

Composable computation in discrete chemical reaction networks.
Eric E. Severson, David Haley, and David Doty.
PODC 2019:
Proceedings of the 38th ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing,
(Toronto, Canada, Jul 29Aug 2, 2019).
Conference Publication
Talk Slides
Full paper on arXiv
Teaching
As a full instructor:
 Math 145 (Combinatorics)  Summer 2019
 Math 21D (Vector Calculus)  Fall 2018
 Math 21C (Series and Partial Derivatives)  Summer 2017
As a teaching assistant:
 Math 21D (Vector Calculus)  Winter 2019
 Math 135B (Stochastic Processes)  Spring 2018
 Math 21B (Integral Calculus)  Winter 2018
 Math 21A (Differential Calculus)  Fall 2017
 Math 135A (Probability)  Fall 2017
 Math 108 (Intro to Abstact Math)  Winter and Spring 2017
 Math 17C (Calculus for Biology)  Fall 2016