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Faculty / Instructor 
Research Interests 
Prerequisites 
Present & Past Students / Other Information 
Andrew Baxter 
Enumerative combinatorics, combinatorics of permutations  MATH
310 or some programming experience 
Available. Ross Nycum, Charles Walker. 
Alberto
Bressan 
Optimal control or game theory, with applications to economics or finance  MATH 220, 230, 250  
George
Andrews 
Number theory, partitions  Read
"Integer Partitions" by George Andrews and Kimmo Eriksson 
Sharon
(Chuba) Garthwaite Winner: Undergraduate Student Poster Session on Partitions, AMSMAA, San Diego (2002) Beth Morgan (2003) Frannie Worek (2006) 
Andrew
Belmonte 
Experimental fluid dynamics, viscoelastic materials, and applied mathematics  List Here  
Eli Byrne 
Operations research, game theory, optimization, multivariate factor analysis  
Qiang Du 
Computational and applied mathematics, scientific computation  
Hillary
Einziger 
Discrete math, combinatorics, and graph theory  Ari Perlin (20122013): Generalized Catalan Numbers.  
Kirsten Eisentraeger 
Number theory, arithmetic geometry  Unavailable, 20132014  
Edward Green 
I am particularly interested in helping students to apply ideas, results, and proof techniques from various fields of maths to problems in game theory and decision theory.  Booked for Fall, 2013. Kaicheng Wang (dual math/econ major) (2013) Daniel Kannell (dual math/econ major)(20122013); Justin Max; Tesia Chuderewicz (2013) 

Chris
Griffin 
Game theory, combinatorial optimization, machine learning, mathematical social sciences  MATH
230/231 MATH 250/251 MATH 311W (preferred) 
Booked up for 20132014; List here. 
Diane
Henderson 
Experimental fluid mechanics, nonlinear water waves  MATH 220/250/251  List Here 
Mark
Levi 
MATH
140/141/230 Matlab programming 

Jenny Li 
Mathematical economics, mathematical finance, computational economics  
LuenChau
Li 
Must like matrices/differential equations and be able to program in Matlab  Computational Spectral Theory: Xikai Zhao 

Xiantao
Li 
one of MATH
451 or 455 one of Math 412 or 417 Programming in Matlab or C 
Molecular Modeling and Simulations: Lilith Antinori, Ryan Kane, Ke Yang, Hongyuan Zhan, and Xikai Zhao 

Chun Liu 
Partial differential
equations, calculus of variations, applications in complex fluids 
MATH 250 or 251  
Anna
Mazzucato 
Partial differential
equations, fluid mechanics, elasticity, harmonic and microlocal analysis, inverse problems, financial math 
For Summer 2014, must be US citizen or permanent resident  List
here Available, Summer 2014 Booked up for 2013Spring 2014 
Jason Morton 
Applied algebraic geometry and tensor networks in statistics, computer science, and quantum information 
Math311W plus linear algebra. Prefers also abstract algebra  Undergrad projects on (i) time series, (ii) numerical linear algebra, (iii) multilinear logic. 
Gary
Mullen 
Finite fields  MATH
311W Some programming 

Victor
Nistor 
MATH 140 and MATH 141 Some programming skills  Unavailable: 20132014  
Mihran Papikian 
Number Theory and Algebra 
Some knowledge of Abstract and Linear Algebra  Available: 20132014 Qinhang Sun (reading course); Benjamin Taylor 
Jan Reimann 
Mathematical logic, algorithmic information theory,
fractal geometry and geometric measure theory 
Good knowledge of C/C++ or Matlab/Octave. Some back ground in analysis (ideally measure theory) will be helpful to understand the theoretical foundations. 
Xingyu Zhang, Yikun Zhou:
Fractal dimension of spatial data via algorithmic information theory
Booked up for 20132014. 
Tim
Reluga 
Mathematical
biology including evolution, ecology, immunology, epidemiology, and economics 
Ryan Bradley, 2009 

Karl
Schwede 
Algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, homological algebra  MATH
435 or equivalent Some programming 

James
Sellers 
Number theory, partitions, enumerative combinatorics  MATH
310 Some programming 
Kevin
Courtright, 2004
Rodseth, O., Sellers, J. A., and Courtright, K. M., Arithmetic
Properties of NonSquashing Partitions into Distinct Parts, Annals of
Combinatorics 8, no. 3 (2004), 347353 Courtright, K. M. and
Sellers, J. A., Arithmetic Properties for Hyper
m–ary Partitions, INTEGERS 4 (2004), Article A6 
Wen Shen 
nonlinear PDEs (hyperbolic conservations laws) and applications (to traffic flow, granular flow etc), numerical simulations of PDEs, Game theory and Differential games with applications. 
Math 230, math250/251, MATH/CSE 451, or equivalent 
Looking for students, 20132014 
Sergei
Tabachnikov 
Differential
topology, dynamical
systems, symplectic geometry and differential geometry 
MASS students 
See MASS Program Unavailable: 20132014 and 20142015. 