Teaching/Advising


Current teaching:

MAT 860: Topics in Topology (Lie groups, Lie algebras, and representations)

Please see the Blackboard page for communication and course content.

Scheduled teaching:

  • Fall 2021: MAT 661: Introduction to Topology.
  • Spring 2022: MAT 551: Fundamental Concepts of Geometry.

Graduate advising (for publications, please see my research page)

Elahe Khalili Samani, Ph.D. expected 2021.

Undergraduate advising (for publications, please see my research page):

  1. Yantao Wu, B.S. 2021, Syracuse University.
    • Undergraduate research project funded by the Syracuse Office for Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE).
    • 2021 University Scholar Award (one of 12, which is less than 0.5% of graduating seniors)
    • Starts a Ph.D. in mathematics at Johns Hopkins University in Fall 2021.
  2. Adam Rose, B.S. 2015, UC Santa Barbara.
    • Senior thesis.
    • Currently Ph.D. student in applied mathematics at UC Davis.
  3. Yevgeniya (Jenna) Tarasova, B.S. 2015, UC Santa Barbara.
    • RTG summer research fellowship and senior thesis,
    • Currently Ph.D. student in mathematics at Purdue University.
  4. Jordan Rainone, B.S. 2014, UC Santa Barbara.
    • CCS summer research fellowship and CCS senior thesis
    • Completed master’s at SISSA and is currently Ph.D. student in mathematics at Stony Brook.
  5. Eric Ling, B.S. 2013 and M.A. 2015, UC Santa Barbara
    • RTG summer research fellowship, co-advised with Xianzhe Dai.
    • Ph.D. 2019, University of Miami. Now a postdoc at Rutgers.