# 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 | |||

Nguyen, Anthony | Applied, Ph.D. | Stochastic Optimization | |

Doty, Dave - Computer Science | |||

Haley, David | Applied, Ph.D. | Robust molecular programming, chemical reaction networks | |

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

Fan, Yueyue | |||

Liu, Ning | Applied, Ph.D. | ||

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 | |

Hass, Joel - Math | |||

Wong, Ka Wai | Applied, Ph.D. | Computational geometry | |

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

Hastings, Alan | |||

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

Meyer, Alexander | Applied, Ph.D. | Ecology and biology of coastal marine fish and invertebrate larvae | |

Lewis, Timothy - Math | |||

Johnson, Carter | Applied, Ph.D. | Neuromechanics of locomotion in the nematode C. elegans | |

Li, Xiaodong | |||

Chen, Ji | Applied, Ph.D. | Machine learning theory | |

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 | |

Ma, Shiqian - Math | |||

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

Rademacher, Luis - Math | |||

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

Saito, Naoki - Math | |||

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

Shao, Yiqun | Applied, Ph.D. | Wavelet transform on graph and further applications to matrices | |

Li, Haotian | Applied, Ph.D. | Natural graph wavelet and distance geometry of the Laplacian eigenfunctions | |

Schreiber, Sebastian - Evolution and Ecology | |||

Fleischer, Samuel | Applied, Ph.D. | Dynamical systems, eco-evo feedbacks, effects of parasites on community dynamics | |

Sharpnack, James - Stats | |||

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

Temple, (John) Blake - Math | |||

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

Walcott, Sam - Math | |||

Jarvis, Katelyn | Applied, Ph.D. | Mathematical modeling of the molecular mechanisms of muscle contraction | |

Xia, Qinglan - Math | |||

Zhou, Bohan | Applied, Ph.D. | Optimal mixing flow in passive mixing |