# 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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Bai, Zhaojun - CS | |||

Lin, Chao-Ping | Applied, Ph.D. | Large sparse eigenvalue problems and the nonlinear eigenvalue problems arising from physical and engineering applications | |

Balasubramanian, Krishna - Statistics | |||

He, Ye | Applied, Ph.D. | MCMC sampling algorithms | |

Doty, Dave - Computer Science | |||

Severson, Eric | Applied, Ph.D. | Molecular computation, chemical reaction networks, and distributed computing | |

Fannjiang, Albert - Math | |||

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

Goldman, Mark - NPB | |||

Dong, Stella | Applied, Ph.D. | balanced (excitation and inhibition) rate-based and spike-based models for oculomotor integrator | |

Guy, Robert - Math | |||

Leathers, Brittany | Applied, 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 Wai | Applied, Ph.D. | Computational geometry | |

Hastings, Alan | |||

Vogel, Kaela | Applied, Ph.D. | Time scale of transient dynamics of predator-prey food web networks | |

Corcoran, Carl | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Lewis, Timothy - Math | |||

Rose, Adam | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

Liu, Xin - Comp Sci | |||

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 | |

Lopes, Miles - Math | |||

Chen, Xiaotie | Applied, Ph.D. | Bootstrap methods for error analysis of randomized algorithms | |

Ma, Shiqian - Math | |||

Li, Jiaxiang | Applied, Ph.D. | Nonlinear and nonsmooth optimizations and their applications | |

Wang, Zhongruo | Applied, Ph.D. | Optimization algorithms and its application in machine learning | |

Rademacher, Luis - Math | |||

Chen, Haolin | Applied, Ph.D. | Tensor problems with application to Gaussian mixtures and foundation of data sciences | |

Shu, Chang | Applied, Ph.D. | Algorithms and theoretical computer science. | |

Saito, Naoki - Math | |||

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

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

Sharpnack, James - Statistics | |||

Sheng, Stephen | Applied, Ph.D. | Deep Learning and its applications. Development of unsupervised and semi-supervised learning techniques for machine learning | |

Strohmer, Thomas - Math | |||

Sheng, Junda | Applied, Ph.D. | Semi-supervised Community Detection via Semidefinite Programming | |

Temple, Blake - Math | |||

Alexander, Christopher | Applied, Ph.D. | General Relativistic Shock Wave Theory |