# Graduate Students

Sonny Arora

Graduate Assistant

008 McAllister Building

+1 814 865 2471

Thesis Adviser: Kirsten Eisentraeger

Research Interests: Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, Cryptography

Alok Bakshi

Graduate Assistant

009 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 9672

Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson

Research Interests: Geometry, Representation Theory and Physics

Thesis Adviser: Ludmil Zikatanov

Stephanie Blanda

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Thesis Adviser: Diane Henderson

Education: B.S. in Mathematics, Lebanon Valley College, 2009

B.S. in Computer Science, Lebanon Valley College, 2009

B.S. in Computer Science, Lebanon Valley College, 2009

Research Interests: Wind generated ocean waves, applied mathematics, numerical methods, partial differential equations

Thesis Adviser: Ping Xu

Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz

Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu

Xiaohang Chen

Graduate Assistant

008 McAllister Building

+1 814 865 2471

Education: Academic Name: Shane Chern

Research Interests: Number theory, Partitions, q-Series, Sieve methods.

Weiqi Chu

Graduate Assistant

012 McAllister Building

Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li

Thesis Adviser: Zhiren Wang and Federico Rodriguez Hertz

Thesis Adviser: Winnie Li

Thesis Adviser: Manfred Denker

Education: Maths And Computing , Msc+ Bsc, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Research Interests: Probability

Education: B.Sc in Mathematics, Nankai University, 2016.

Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok

Alena Erchenko

Graduate Student

016 McAllister Building

+1 814 865 8951

Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok

Research Interests: Dynamical Systems

Michael Francis

Graduate Assistant

009 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 9672

Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson and John Roe

Thesis Adviser: Mihran Papikian

Ahmadreza Hajsaeedisadegh

Graduate Assistant

008 McAllister Building

+1 814-865-2471

Education: B.Sc., Sharif University of Technology
M.Sc., Sharif University of Technology

Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok

Research Interests: Dynamical Systems

Oleksandr Iaroshenko

Graduate Assistant

404 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 9060

Thesis Adviser: Leonid Berlyand

Thesis Adviser: Jason Morton

Thesis Title: Distributed Computational Systems

Degree Year: 2017

Research Interests: Computational Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, Neural Networks

Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan

Arkadz Kirshtein

Graduate Teaching Associate

413 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 9126

Thesis Adviser: Chun Liu and James Brannick

Education: B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Belarusian State University, 2012

Research Interests: PDE analysis and computations, fluid dynamics, complex fluids, hyperbolic systems of conservation laws

Thesis Adviser: Robert Vaughan

Thesis Adviser: Vladimir Itskov

Research Interests: Applied homological algebra, topological data analysis, mathematical neuroscience

Thesis Adviser: Alexei Novikov

Research Interests: Partial Differential Equations, Probability, Random Matrices, Stochastic Processes, KPZ Equation

Daniel Levine

Graduate Assistant

010 McAllister Building

Thesis Adviser: Jack Huizenga

Research Interests: Algebraic geometry

Thesis Adviser: Jan Reimann

Education: B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Shandong University

Thesis Adviser: Ping Xu and Mathieu Stienon

Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok and Zhiren Wang

Thesis Adviser: Dmitri Burago

Yushuang Luo

Graduate Assistant

020 McAllister Building

Travis Morrison

Graduate Assistant

419 McAllister Building

+1 814-863-9049

Thesis Adviser: Kirsten Eisentraeger

Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du

Thesis Adviser: George Andrews and Ae Ja Yee

Thesis Adviser: Robert Vaughan

Thesis Adviser: Andrew Belmonte

Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson

Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz

Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin

Qijun Tan

Graduate Student

430 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 9121

Thesis Adviser: Nigel Higson

Education: B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Fudan University, 2012

Research Interests: noncommutative geometry, representation of real semisimple Lie groups, Plancherel formula, symplectic geometry

Adam Telatovich

Graduate Assistant

430 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 9121

Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li

Education: B.S. Mathematics, Baylor University, 2013.

Research Interests: Numerical Analysis

Thesis Adviser: Qiang Du

Thesis Adviser: Federico Rodriguez Hertz

Education: B.Sc. in Mathematics & B.A. in Philosophy, KoĆ§ University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2016.

Research Interests: Dynamics

Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin

Education: BA in Mathematics: Hamilton College

Research Interests: Dynamical systems, smooth ergodic theory

Thesis Adviser: Alberto Bressan

Daren Wei

Graduate Assistant

404 McAllister Building

Thesis Adviser: Anatole Katok

Education: B.S., Mathematics&B.S., Computer Science, Peking University, 2014

Research Interests: Dynamical systems, Ergodic theory, Slow entropy

Thesis Adviser: Jason Morton

Thesis Adviser: Vladimir Itskov

Xiaojie Wu

Graduate Assistant

432 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 3644

Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li

Education: B.S. in Information and Computational Science, Wuhan University, 2011

Research Interests: Computational Mathematics, Computational Materials.

Thesis Adviser: Ludmil Zikatanov

Education: B.S. in Mathematics,University of Science and Technology of China,2014

Research Interests: Computational mathematics, multigrid method.

Thesis Adviser: Ludmil Zikatanov

Thesis Adviser: Andrew Belmonte

Thesis Adviser: Yakov Pesin

Hongxuan Zhang

Graduate Assistant

416 McAllister Building

+1 814 863 8676

Thesis Adviser: Jinchao Xu

Education: B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics,

Research Interests: Algebraic multigrid method (AMG) and its application.

Thesis Adviser: Xiantao Li