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
Bai, Zhaojun - CS
Lin, Chao-PingApplied, Ph.D.Large sparse eigenvalue problems and the nonlinear eigenvalue problems arising from physical and engineering applications
Balasubramanian, Krishna - Statistics
He, YeApplied, Ph.D.MCMC sampling algorithms
Doty, Dave - Computer Science
Severson, EricApplied, Ph.D.Molecular computation, chemical reaction networks, and distributed computing
Fannjiang, Albert - Math
Zhang, ZheqingApplied, Ph.D.Solving phase retrieval by Douglas Rachford/ADMM method
Goldman, Mark - NPB
Dong, StellaApplied, Ph.D.balanced (excitation and inhibition) rate-based and spike-based models for oculomotor integrator
Guy, Robert - Math
Leathers, BrittanyApplied, Ph.D.More efficient Immersed Boundary methods for studying interactions between fluid and rigid bodies and other boundary value PDE
Hass, Joel - Math
Wong, Ka WaiApplied, Ph.D.Computational geometry
Hastings, Alan
Vogel, KaelaApplied, Ph.D.Time scale of transient dynamics of predator-prey food web networks
Corcoran, CarlApplied, Ph.D.
Lewis, Timothy - Math
Rose, AdamApplied, Ph.D.
Liu, Xin - Comp Sci
Sollers, KeithApplied, Ph.D.Optimal placement of trades in securities market exchanges, with an emphasis on using machine-learning techniques to minimize transaction costs
Lopes, Miles - Math
Chen, XiaotieApplied, Ph.D.Bootstrap methods for error analysis of randomized algorithms
Ma, Shiqian - Math
Li, JiaxiangApplied, Ph.D.Nonlinear and nonsmooth optimizations and their applications
Wang, ZhongruoApplied, Ph.D.Optimization algorithms and its application in machine learning
Rademacher, Luis - Math
Chen, HaolinApplied, Ph.D.Tensor problems with application to Gaussian mixtures and foundation of data sciences
Shu, ChangApplied, Ph.D.Algorithms and theoretical computer science.
Saito, Naoki - Math
Shvarts, EugeneApplied, Ph.D.Theory and structure of social networks
Weber, DavidApplied, Ph.D.Scattering transform, applications to sonar classification, and theory of CNNs
Sharpnack, James - Statistics
Sheng, StephenApplied, Ph.D.Deep Learning and its applications. Development of unsupervised and semi-supervised learning techniques for machine learning
Strohmer, Thomas - Math
Sheng, JundaApplied, Ph.D.Semi-supervised Community Detection via Semidefinite Programming
Temple, Blake - Math
Alexander, ChristopherApplied, Ph.D.General Relativistic Shock Wave Theory