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
Nguyen, AnthonyApplied, Ph.D.Stochastic Optimization
Doty, Dave - Computer Science
Haley, DavidApplied, Ph.D.Robust molecular programming, chemical reaction networks
Severson, EricApplied, Ph.D.Molecular computation, chemical reaction networks, and distributed computing
Fan, Yueyue
Liu, NingApplied, Ph.D.
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
Hass, Joel - Math
Wong, Ka WaiApplied, Ph.D.Computational geometry
Luo, YanwenApplied, Ph.D.Computational geometry
Hastings, Alan
Vogel, KaelaApplied, Ph.D.Time scale of transient dynamics of predator-prey food web networks
Meyer, AlexanderApplied, Ph.D.Ecology and biology of coastal marine fish and invertebrate larvae
Lewis, Timothy - Math
Johnson, CarterApplied, Ph.D. Neuromechanics of locomotion in the nematode C. elegans
Li, Xiaodong
Chen, JiApplied, Ph.D.Machine learning theory
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
Ma, Shiqian - Math
Wang, ZhongruoApplied, Ph.D.Optimization algorithms and its application in machine learning
Rademacher, Luis - Math
Shu, ChangApplied, Ph.D.Algorithms and theoretical computer science.
Saito, Naoki - Math
Weber, DavidApplied, Ph.D.Scattering transform, applications to sonar classification, and theory of CNNs
Shao, YiqunApplied, Ph.D.Wavelet transform on graph and further applications to matrices
Li, HaotianApplied, Ph.D.Natural graph wavelet and distance geometry of the Laplacian eigenfunctions
Schreiber, Sebastian - Evolution and Ecology
Fleischer, SamuelApplied, Ph.D.Dynamical systems, eco-evo feedbacks, effects of parasites on community dynamics
Sharpnack, James - Stats
Shemetov, DmitryApplied, Ph.D.Information theory and establishing statistical limits in distributed systems with communication constraints. Development of graph-based machine learning algorithms
Strohmer, Thomas - Math
Sheng, JundaApplied, Ph.D.Semi-supervised Community Detection via Semidefinite Programming
Temple, (John) Blake - Math
Alexander, ChristopherApplied, Ph.D.General Relativistic Shock Wave Theory
Walcott, Sam - Math
Jarvis, KatelynApplied, Ph.D.Mathematical modeling of the molecular mechanisms of muscle contraction
Xia, Qinglan - Math
Zhou, BohanApplied, Ph.D.Optimal mixing flow in passive mixing