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## Specialties

- Topology
- Algorithms
- Probability
- Global Analysis
- Applied Math

## Areas of Interest

- (Computational) Topology and (Computational) Geometry
- Cell Complexes
- Multiscale Analysis
- Mathematical Biology
- Algorithms for High-Dimensional Data Analysis
- Randomized Algorithms
- Numerical Linear Algebra
- Inequalities
- (Stochastic or Topological) Dynamical Systems (on complexes and networks)

## Education

- Mathematics Ph.D.

Duke University

May 2017, expected - Mathematics M.S.

Duke University

March 2013 - Mathematics B.A.

Princeton University

May 2011

## Department Talks

- Duke Graduate Algebra Seminar

Introduction to Cofibrations and Homotopy Colimits

November 2015 - Duke Graduate/Faculty Seminar

Less Common Views of Matrices through Discrete Vector Fields and CW-Complexes

November 2015 - Duke Graduate Geometry Seminar

Discrete Morse Theory for Cell Complexes

February 2015 - Duke Mathematical Biology Colloquium

Presented background papers in the journal club

2 per semester - Duke Stochastic Reading Group

Log-Sobolev Inequalities via the Gamma_2-Calculus and the Curvature-Dimension Condition

Spring 2015, 3-parts

## Teaching

- Certificate in College Teaching

Spring 2017, upon graduation - Instructor Math 111L: Lab Calculus I

Fall 2016 - Instructor Math 111L: Lab Calculus I

Fall 2015 - TA Math 112L: Lab Calculus II

Spring 2014, 2 sections - TA Math 216: Linear Algebra

Spring 2013, 2 sections - TA Math 41L: Introduction to Calculus II with Applications

Fall 2011

## Service and Mentoring

- Organized a reading group in Stochastic Processes and Diffusion Operators

Fall 2015 - Math Bio Summer Workshop: mentored one student on a proposed project

Summer 2015 - Math Bio Summer Workshop: mentored one student on a proposed project

Summer 2012 - Ran the department tea for 1 week

Every Fall

## Conferences and Workshops

- PCMI Summer Session: Mathematics of Data

July 2016, Park City Mathematics Institute, Utah - Joint Mathematics Meetings

January 2016, Seattle, WA - Duke Conference on Probability and Combinatorial Optimization

Spring 2015 - Southeastern Probability Conference

Spring 2015 - Bobfest:
Flows and Patterns: the Physics of Fluids, Granular Materials, and Soft Matter

October 2013

## Seminars at Duke

- Mathematical Biology Seminar and Corresponding Colloquium
- Any network or collective motion related talk in the Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems

(CNCS), Physics Colloquium, or even Analysis seminars. - Machine Learning Seminar
- DNAC (Duke Network Analysis) Seminar
- iiD (Information Initiative at Duke) Postdoc Seminar
- Data Seminar
- Probability Seminar
- Graduate/Faculty Seminar
- Duke Computer Science Colloquium