The following is a list of the Ph. D. degrees awarded 2007-2018 including the title of the dissertation, the thesis advisor(s) and when possible, the first place of employment.

### 2017-2018

Name |
Dissertation Title |
Advisor(s) |
First Employment |

Siddhant Agrawal | On the Motion of Angled Crested Type Water Waves | Wu | University of Massachusetts - Amherst |

Harold Blum | Singularities and K-stability | Mustata | University of Utah |

Brandon Carter | Jochnowitz Congruences at Residual Primes | Prasanna | |

Charlotte Chan | Period Identities of CM Forms on Quaternion Algebras | Prasanna | Princeton and MIT |

Rankeya Datta | A tale of valuation rings in prime characteristic | Smith | University of Illinois - Chicago |

Gabriel Frieden | Geometric Lifting of Affine Type A Crystal Combinatorics | Lam | Combinatorics Laboratory (LaCIM), UQAM |

Patricia Klein | Relationships among Hilbert-Samuel multiplicities, Koszul cohomology, and local cohomology | Hochster | University of Kentucky |

Alexander Leaf | The Kashaev Equation and Related Recurrences | Fomin | DRW Holdings, LLC - Chicago |

Viswambhara Makam | Invariant theory, Tensors and Computational complexity | Derksen | Institute for Advanced Study |

Audra McMillan | Differential Privacy, Property Testing and Perturbations | Gilbert | Boston University |

Michael Newman | Some Ins and Outs of Quantum Fault-Tolerance | Straus & Shi | Duke University |

Gilad Pagi | Enhanced Algorithms for F-pure Threshold Computation | Smith | |

Ashwath Rabindranath | Pseudoeffective Cones and Morphisms of Projective Varieties | Mustata | |

Elizaveta Rebrova | Spectral Properties of Heavy-Tailed Random Matrices | Vershynin | University of California - Los Angeles |

Scott Rich | Interacting Mechanisms Driving Synchrony in Neural Networks with Inhibitory Interneurons | Booth & Zochowski | Krembil Research Institute |

Yan Shuo Tan | Some Algorithms and Paradigms for Big Data | Vershynin & Gilbert | University of California - Berkeley |

Feng Wei | Measure Concentration and Non-asymptotic Singular Values Distributions of Random Matrices | Rudelson |

### 2016-2017

### 2015-2016

### 2014-2015

Name | Dissertation Title | Advisor(s) | First Employment |

Pedro Acosta | A General Landau-Ginzburg/Gromov-Witten Correspondence | Ruan | University of Minnesota |

David Benson-Putnins | Volumes and integer points of multi-index transportation polytopes | Barvinok | Jane Street Capital |

Andrew Brouwer (AIM) | Models of HPV as an Infectious Disease and as an Etiological Agent of Cancer | Marisa Eisenberg & Rafael Meza | University of Michigan Department of Epidemiology |

Daniel DeWoskin (AIM) | Multiscale modeling of coupled oscillators with applications to the mammalian circadian clock | Forger & Schnell | UC Davis |

Brittan Farmer (AIM) | Modeling and simulation of carbon nanotube growth | Esedoglu & John Hart | University of Minnesota |

Balin Fleming | Arc schemes in logarithmic algebraic geometry | Smith | University of British Columbia |

Purvi Gupta | Fefferman's hypersurface measure and volume approximation problems | Barrett | University of Western Ontario |

Daniel Hathaway | Domination of functions | Blass | University of Denver |

Zhibek Kadyrsizova | Tight closure, F-purity, and varieties of nearly commuting matrices | Hochster | International IT University, Almaty |

Giwan Kim | Richardson Varieties in a Toric Degeneration of the Flag Variety | Speyer | |

Juan (Felipe) Perez | On connections between invariants of singularities in zero and positive characteristics | Mustata | Georgia State University |

Russell Ricks | Flat strips, Bowen-Margulis measures, and mixing of the geodesic flow for rank one CAT(0) spaces | Spatzier | Binghamton University |

Brandon Seward | Krieger's finite generator theorem for ergodic actions of countable groups | Spatzier | Hebrew University of Jerusalem |

Ariel Shnidman | Heights of generalized Heegner cycles | Prasanna | Boston College |

Yi Su | Electrical networks and electrical Lie Theory of classical types | Lam | Trexquant Investment, Ann Arbor |

Brooke Ullery | Tautological vector bundles on the Hilbert scheme of points and the normality of secant varieties | Smith | University of Utah |

Alfredo Wetzel | Three Stratified Fluid Models: Benjamin-Ono, Tidal Resonance, and Quasi-Geostrophy | Miller | University of Wisconsin |

Yuchong Zhang (AIM) | Problems in mathematical finance related to transaction costs and model uncertainty | Erhan Bayraktar & Uday Rajan | Columbia University |

Tengren Zhang | Degeneration of Hitchin representations | Canary | California Institute of Technology |

Xiaolei Zhao | Topological Abel-Jacobi Mapping and Jacobi Inversion | Smith (Laszarsfeld) |
Northeastern University |

Zhou Zhou (AIM) | Topics in optimal stopping and fundamental theorem of asset pricing | Erhan Bayraktar & Hyun Soo Ahn | Institute for Mathematics and its Applications at the University of Minnesota |

### 2013 - 2014

Name | Dissertation Title | Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

Harry Altman | Integer Complexity, Addition Chains, and Well Ordering |
J. Lagarias | |

Jeffrey Calder (AIM) | Hamilton-Jacobi Equations for Sorting and Percolation Problems |
S. Esedoglu & A. Hero | University of California, Berkeley |

Kevin Carde | Cluster Algebras and Classical Invariant Rings |
S. Fomin | Canada/USA Mathcamp |

Michael Chmutov | The Structure of W-Graphs Arising in Kazhdan-Lusztig Theory |
J. Stembridge | University of Minnesota |

Emily Clader | The Landau-Ginzburg/Calabi-Yau Correspondence for Certain Complete Intersections |
Y. Ruan | ETH Zurich - Institute for Theoretical Studies |

Nicolas Ford | Geometric Shifts and Positroid Varieties |
D. Speyer | Jane Street Capital |

Bich (Becky) Hoai | On Symplectic Invariants Associated to Zoll Manifolds |
D. Burns | Federal Researve Bank of St. Louis |

June Huh | Rota's Conjecture and Positivity of Algebraic Cycles in Toric Varieties |
M. Mustata | Clay Mathematics Institute |

Rafe Kinsey | A Priori Estimates for Two-Dimensional Water Waves with Angled Crests |
S. Wu | |

Kin Kwan Leung | Complex Geometric Invariants Associated to Zoll Manifolds |
D. Burns | University of Toronto |

Sijun Liu | Functional Equations Involving Laurent Polynomials and Meromorphic Functions, with Applications to Dynamics and Diophantine Equations |
M. Zieve | Oracle |

Zhipeng Liu | Discrete Toeplitz Determinants and their Applications |
J. Baik | New York University |

Linquan Ma | The Frobenius Endomorphism and Multiplicities |
M. Hochster | Purdue University |

Hieu Ngo | Generalizations of the Lerch Zeta Function |
J. Lagarias | Texas A&M University Qatar |

Nathan Priddis | A Landau-Ginzburg/Calabi-Yau Correspondence for the Mirror Quintic |
Y. Ruan | Leibniz University of Hannover |

Mario Riolo (AIM) | Topics in Structured Host-Antagonist Interactions |
C. Doering & P. Rohani | University of Michigan |

Geoffrey Scott | Torus Actions and Singularities in Symplectic Geometry |
D. Burns | University of Toronto |

Ashley Wheeler | Ideals Generated by Principal Minors |
M. Hochster | University of Arkansas |

Mary Wootters | Any Errors in this Dissertation are Probably Fixable: Topics in Probability and Error Correcting Codes |
M. Strauss | Carnegie Mellon University |

Jingchen Wu (AIM) | Some Problems in Stochastic Control Theory Related to Inventory Management and Coarsening |
J. Conlon & X. Chao | Amazon.com |

Yilun Wu (AIM) | On Existence and Properties of Rotating Star Solutions to the Euler-Poisson Equations |
J. Smoller & F. Adams | Brown University |

Xin Zhou | Asymptotics of Equivariant Syzygies |
R. Lazarsfeld & M. Mustata | Global Atlantic |

Andrew Zimmer | Rigidity in Complex Projective Space |
R. Spatzier | University of Chicago |

### 2012 - 2013

Name | Dissertation Title | Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

William Abram | Equivariant Complex Cobordism |
I. Kriz | Hillsdale College |

Samuel Altshul | Endoscopy for Nilpotent Orbits of G_2 |
S. DeBacker | Harvard University |

Jennifer Beichman | Nonstandard Dispersive Estimates and Linearized Water Waves |
S. Wu | University of Wisconsin, Madison |

Peter Bosler (AIM) | Particle Methods for Geophysical Flow on the Sphere |
R. Krasny & C. Jablonowski | University of Michigan |

Ernest Hunter Brooks | Generalized Heegner Cycles, Shimura Curves, and Special Values of p-ADIC L-Functions |
K. Prasanna | Federale de Lausanne |

Sohhyun Chung (AIM) | The Impact of Volcker Rule on Bank Profits and Default Probabilities |
J. Conlon & J. Keppo | Samsung |

William Gignac | Equidistribution of Preimages in Nonarchimedean Dynamics |
M. Jonsson | Ecole Polytechnique/Georgia Tech |

Huaiying Gu (AIM) | Value-At-Risk (VaR) and Dynamic Portfolio Selection |
J. Conlon & H. Li | Key Corp |

Shawn Henry | Classifying Topoi and Preservation of Higher Order Logic by Geometric Morphisms |
A. Blass | Colorado University |

Yu-Jui Huang (AIM) | Topics in Stochastic Control with Applications to Finance |
E. Bayraktar & H. Li | Dublin City University |

Jae Kyoung Kim (AIM) | Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Cellular Clocks |
D. Forger & V. Booth | Ohio State University |

Ross Kravitz | Problems in Optimal Stopping and Control |
E. Bayraktar | Kabam |

Sara Lapan | On the Existence of Attracting Domains for Maps Tangent to the Identity |
M. Jonsson | Northwestern University |

Seung Jin Lee | Centrally Symmetric Polytopes with Many Faces |
A. Barvinok | Korea Institute for Advanced Study |

Sarah Mayes | The Asymptotic Behavior of Generic Initial Systems |
K. Smith | Quest University Canada |

Jeffrey Meyer | On the Totally Geodesic Commensurability Spectrum of an Arithmetic Locally Symmetric Spaces |
R. Spatzier & M. Stover | University of Oklahoma |

Alexander Mueller | Applications of Generalized Fermat Varieties to Zeta Functions of Artin-Schreier Curves |
M. Zieve | Less Annoying Software |

Luis Nunez Betancourt | Finiteness Properties of Local Cohomology |
M. Hochster | University of Virginia |

Kristofer-Roy Reyes (AIM) | Fast Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations: Theory, Implementation and Applications |
P. Smereka & J. Mirecki-Millunchick | State University of New York - Buffalo |

Joseph Roberts | Steady and Self-similar Solutions to Two-dimensional Hyperbolic Conservation Laws |
V. Elling | Pennsylvania State University |

Julian Rosen | The Arithmetic of Multiple Harmonic Sums |
J. Lagarias | University of Waterloo |

Burhan Sadiq (AIM) | Finite Difference Methods, Hermite Interpolation and Quasi-Uniform Spectral Schemes (QUSS) |
D. Viswanath & J. Boyd | Johns Hopkins University |

Zachary Scherr | Rational Polynomial Pell Equations |
M. Zieve | University of Pennsylvania |

Paul Shearer (AIM) | Separable Inverse Problems, Blind Deconvolution, and Stray Light Correction for Extreme Ultraviolet Solar Images |
A. Gilbert, R. Frazin & A. Hero | University of Michigan |

Yefeng Shen | Gromov-Witten Theory of Elliptic Orbifold Projective lines |
Y. Ruan | Kavli IPMU |

Mark Shoemaker | A Mirror Theorem for the Mirror Quintic |
Y. Ruan | University of Utah |

Jordan Watkins | The Rank Rigidity Theorem for Manifolds with No Focal Points |
R. Spatzier | |

Zhixian Zhu | Topics in Singularities and Jet Schemes |
M. Mustata | KIAS |

### 2011 - 2012

Name | Dissertation Title | Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

Taeyong Ahn | Foliation Structure for Generalized Henon Mappings |
J. Fornaess | POSTECH |

Aubrey da Cunha | Turing Machines, Cayley Graphs, and Inescapable Groups |
A. Blass | MathWorks |

Elizabeth DeWitt |
Identities Relating Schur s-Functions and Q-Functions |
J. Stembridge | University of Maryland University College |

Steven Flores (AIM) |
Correlation Functions in Two-Dimensional Critical Systems with Conformal Symmetry |
C. Doering & R. Ziff | |

Aurel (Mihai) Fulger |
Local Volumes |
R. Lazarsfeld | Princeton University |

Max Glick |
The Pentagram Map: Combinatorial and Geometric Perspectives |
S. Fomin | Mathematical Sciences Research Institute |

Ashley Holland (AIM) | Penalized Spline Estimation in the Partially Linear Model |
V. Young & M. Cataneo | Grace College |

Xueying Hu (AIM) | Essays in Financial and Insurance Mathematics |
E. Bayraktar & H. Li | Goldman Sachs |

Geri Izbicki Jennings (AIM) | Efficient Numerical Methods for Water Wave Propagation in Unbounded Domains |
S. Karni & R. Beck | University of Massachusetts |

Robin Lassonde | Splittings of Non-Finitely Generated Groups |
G. P. Scott | East Agile |

Michelle Lee | Dynamics on the PSL(2, C)-character variety of certain hyperbolic 3-manifolds |
R. Canary | University of Maryland |

Matthew Masarik (AIM) | Decay of Solutions to the Wave Equation in Static Spherically Symmetric Spacetimes |
J. Smoller & M. Volonteri | SRI International |

Lindsey McCarty (AIM) | Preemptive Rerouting of Airline Passengers under Uncertain Delays |
D. Viswanath & A. Cohn | Cedarville University |

Andrey Mishchenko | Rigidity of Thin Disk Configurations |
J. Lagarias | UCLA IPAM |

Ajinkya More | Symbolic Powers and other Contractions of Ideals in Noetherian Rings |
M. Hochster | ZL Technologies Inc |

Darragh Rooney (AIM) | Control of Finite-Dimensional Quantum Systems under Lindblad Dissipation |
A. Bloch & C. Rangan | Universitat Wurzburg |

Jordan Sahattchieve | Solutions to Two Open Problems in Geometric Group Theory |
G. P. Scott | William Rainey Harper College |

Dave Starinshak (AIM) | Level Set Methods for Radiative Shock Hydrodynamics |
S. Karni & K. Powell | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory |

Michael Von Korff |
The F-Signature and Frobenius Splitting on Toric Varieties |
K. Smith | Reasoning Mind |

Nina White |
Bounds on Eigenvalues of the Laplace-Beltrami Operator for Certain Classes of Hyperbolic 3-manifolds |
J. Souto & R. Canary | University of Michigan |

Jared Whitehead (AIM) | Topics in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics |
C. Doering & R. Rood | Los Alamos National Laboratory |

### 2010 - 2011

Name | Dissertation Title |
Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

Florian Block | Plane Curves, Node Polynomials, and Floor Diagrams |
S. Fomin | University of Warwick |

Eugene Eisenstein | Inversion of Adjunction in High Codimension |
R. Lazarsfeld | Goldman Sachs |

Matthew Elsey (AIM) | Algorithms for Multiphase Motion with Applications to Materials Science |
S. Esedoglu & W. Lu | Courant Institute, NYU |

Timothy Ferguson | Extremal Problems in Bergman Spaces |
P. Duren | Vanderbilt University |

Jose Gonzalez |
Toric Projective Bundles |
M. Mustata | University of British Columbia |

Daniel Hernandez | $F$-Purity for Hypersurfaces |
K. Smith | University of Minnesota |

Gerardo Hernandez-Duenas | An Algebra of Singular Semi-classical Pseudodifferential Operators, and Numerical Methods for Shallow Water and Porous Media Flows |
A. Uribe & S. Karni | University of Wisconsin |

Brian Jennings (AIM) |
Generalized Lagrangian States and Their Propagation in Bargmann Space |
A. Uribe & E. Geva | Westfield State University |

Harlan Kadish | Complexity in Invariant Theory |
H. Derksen | Texas A&M University |

Hyosang Kang | Cofinite Classifying Spaces for Lattices in R-Rank One Semisimple Lie Groups |
L. Ji | Korea Institute for Advanced Study |

Daniel Kneezel | Verlinde K-Theory |
I. Kriz | Art of Problem Solving |

Manuel Rodrigo Parra | Currents and Equidistribution in Holomorphic Dynamics |
M. Jonsson | MathWorks |

Ricardo Portilla |
Finite Order Automorphisms and a Parametrization of Nilpotent Orbits in P-Adic Lie Algebras |
S. DeBacker | Celerity |

Austin Shapiro | Independence Models for Integer Points of Polytopes |
A. Barvinok | Art of Problem Solving |

Xinyun Sun |
CM Lifting of Albelian Varieties |
B. Conrad | |

Nathan Totz |
A Rigorous Justification of the Modulation Approximation to the 2D Full Water Wave Problem |
S. Wu | Duke University |

Chelsea Walton |
On Degenerations and Deformations of Sklyanin Algebras |
K. Smith & J. Stafford | University of Washington |

Ting Wang (AIM) |
Stochastic Analysis of Insurance Products |
V. Young & H. Li | Goldman Sachs |

Benjamin Weiss |
Diophantine Equations with Two Separated Variables |
J. Lagarias & M. Zieve | Technion |

Emily Witt |
Local Cohomology and Group Actions |
M. Hochster | University of Minnesota |

Qian Yin | Lattes Maps and Combinatorial Expansion |
M. Bonk & M. Zieve | MSRI & University of Chicago |

Hsu-Wen Young | Components of Algebraic Sets of Commuting and Nearly-Commuting N-Tuples of Matrices |
M. Hochster | National Taiwan University |

Crystal Zeager | The Azukawa Metric and the Pluricomplex Green Function |
J. Fornaess | McKinsey & Co |

### 2009 - 2010

Name | Dissertation Title | Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

Henry Boateng (AIM) | Cartesian Treecode Algorithms for Electrostatic Interactions in Molecular Dynamics Simulations |
R. Krasny & E. Geva | University of Michigan |

Elizabeth Chen | A Picturebook of Tetrahedral Packings |
J. Lagarias | Harvard University |

Jiarui Fei | General Presentations of Algebras |
H. Derksen | University of California- Riverside |

Johnson Jia | The Arithmetic of the Yoshida Lift |
C. Skinner | PIMS/University of British Columbia |

Brian Jurgelewicz | McKay's Correspondence for Klein's Quartic Curve |
I. Dolgachev | |

Marc Krawitz | FJRW Rings and Landau-Ginzburg Mirror Symmetry |
Y. Ruan | McKinsey & Company |

Catherine Kublik (AIM) | Topics in PDE-Based Image Processing |
S. Esedoglu & J. Fessler | University of Texas at Austin |

Victor Lozovanu | Invariants in Algebraic Geometry |
R. Lazarsfeld | Queen’s University |

Johanna Mangahas | A Recipe for Short-word Pseudo-Anosovs, and More |
J. Souto | Brown University |

Tomoki Ohsawa (AIM) | Nonholonomic and Discrete Hamilton-Jacobi Theory |
A. Bloch & L. Pando-Zayas | University of California at San Diego |

Kyle Ormsby | Computations in Stable Motivic Homotopy Theory |
I. Kriz | Massachusetts Institute of Technology |

Felipe Ramirez | Smooth Cocycles over Homogeneous Dynamical Systems |
R. Spatzier | University of Bristol, UK |

Nicholas Rupprecht |
Effective Correspondents to Cardinal Characteristics in Cichon's Diagram |
A. Blass | Virtu Financial LLC |

Luis Serrano | Non-Commutative Schur P-Functions and the Shifted Plactic Monoid |
S. Fomin | University of Quebec at Montreal |

Sourya Shrestha (AIM) | Modeling Transmission and Evolutionary Dynamics of the Infectious Diseases |
P. Nelson & A. King | University of Michigan |

Kelli Talaska |
Positivity in Real Grassmannians: Combinatorial Formulas |
S. Fomin | University of California at Berkeley |

Kevin Tucker |
Jumping Numbers and Multiplier Ideals on Algebraic Surfaces |
K. Smith | University of Utah |

Lei Wang (AIM) |
Radial Basis Functions and Vortex Methods and their Application to Vortex Dynamics on a Rotating Sphere |
R. Krasny & J. Boyd | Argonne National Laboratory |

Marshall Williams | Metric Currents and Differentiable Structures |
M. Bonk & J. Heinonen | University of Illinois at Chicago |

Brian Wyman | Polynomial Decomposition over Rings |
M. Zieve | PNYLAB, LLC |

Zhenjie Xu (AIM) | Asymptotic Analysis and Numerical Analysis of the Benjamin-Ono Equation |
P. Miller & J. Boyd | Bloomberg |

### 2008 - 2009

Name |
Dissertation Title |
Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

Tigran Ananyan | Topics in Tight Closure Theory |
M. Hochster | Adrian College |

David Anderson | Degeneracy and G_2 Flags |
W. Fulton | University of Washington |

Arvind Baskaran (AIM) | Modeling and Simulation of Hetero-epitaxial Growth |
P. Smereka & K. Garikipati | Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA |

Jonathan Bober | Integer Ratios of Factorials, Hypergeometric Series, and Related Step Functions |
J. Lagarias | Institute for Advanced Study |

Katarina Bodova (AIM) | Topics in Applied Stochastic Dynamics |
C. Doering & A. Amirdjanova | Comenius University |

David Constantine | Hyperbolic Rank-Rigidity and Compact Forms of Homogeneous Spaces |
R. Spatzier | University of Chicago |

Ellen Eischen | P-adic Differential Operators on Automorphic Forms and Applications |
N. Ramsey & C. Skinner | Northwestern University |

Oscar Fernandez (AIM) | The Hamiltonization of Nonholonomic Systems and its Applications |
A. Bloch & A. Rojo | University of Michigan |

Leo Goldmakher | Multiplicative Mimicry and Improvements of the Polya-Vinogradov Theorem |
J. Lagarias & K. Soundararajan | University of Toronto |

Russell Golman (AIM) | Essays on Population Learning Dynamics and Boundedly Rational Behavior |
A. Blass & S. Page | Carnegie Mellon University |

Hester Graves | On Euclidean Ideal Classes |
N. Ramsey | Queen’s University |

Christopher Hammond | Invariants of Transformation Groups Acting on Real Hypersurfaces in Complex Spaces |
D. Barrett | Texas A&M University |

Kyle Hoffman | Triangulation of Locally Semi-Algebraic Spaces |
M. Mustata | National Security Agency |

Paul Johnson | Equivariant Gromov-Witten Theory of One Dimensional Toric Stacks |
Y. Ruan | Imperial College |

Shin-Yao Jow | Mori Dream Spaces and Okounkov Bodies |
R. Lazarsfeld | University of Pennsylvania |

Wansu Kim | Galois Deformation Theory for Norm Fields and its Arithmetic Applications |
B. Conrad & S. DeBacker | Imperial College |

Ryan Kinser | Rank Functors and Representation Rings of Quivers |
H. Derksen | University of Connecticut |

Cagatay Kutluhan | Floer Homology and Symplectic Forms on S^1 X M^3 |
D. Burns | MSRI |

Michael Lieberman | Topological and Category-Theoretic Aspects of Abstract Elementary Classes |
A. Blass | University of Pennsylvania |

Aaron Magid | Deformation Spaces of Kleinian Surface Groups are not Locally Connected |
R. Canary | University of Maryland |

Ray Maleh (AIM) | Fast Sparse Approximation Algorithms for Medical Imaging |
A. Gilbert & J. Fessler | L3 Communications |

Jessica Metcalf-Burton | Information Rates for Secret Sharing Over Various Access Structures |
A. Blass | |

Marie Snipes | Flat Forms in Banach Spaces |
M. Bonk & J. Heinonen | Kenyon College |

Alan Stapleton |
The Geometry and Combinatorics of Ehrhart $\delta$-Vectors |
M. Mustata | MSRI |

Richard Vasques (AIM) | Anisotropic Diffusion of Neutral Particles in Stochastic Media |
C. Doering & E. Larsen | McKinsey & Company |

Liz Vivas | Fatou Bieberbach Domains and Automorphisms Tangent to the Identity |
B. Stensones | Purdue University |

Michael Weiss | Mathematical Sense, Mathematical Sensibility: The Role of the secondary Geometry Course in Teaching Students to be like Mathematicians |
H. Bass | Oakland University |

Hao Xing | Analysis of the Option Prices in Jump Diffusion Models |
E. Bayraktar | London School of Economics |

### 2007 - 2008

Name | Dissertation Title |
Advisor(s) | First Employment |
---|---|---|---|

Amy Bauer (AIM) | A Multi-Scale Cell-Based Model to simulated and Elucidate the Mechanisms Controlling Tumor-Induced Angiogenesis |
T. Jackson & Y. Jiang | Los Alamos National Laboratory |

Oscar Felgueiras | The Ample Cone for a Morphism |
R. Lazarsfeld | Universidade do Porto |

Sara Gentry (AIM) | Mathematical Modeling of Mutation Acquisition in Hierarchical Tissues: Quantification of the Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis |
T. Jackson & S. Morrison | University of Michigan |

Jose Gomez-Guerra |
Models of Twisted K-Theory |
I. Kriz | University of British Columbia |

Jasun Gong | Derivations on Metric Measure Spaces |
M. Bonk & J. Heinonen | University of Pittsburgh |

Mark Iwen (AIM) |
Algorithmic Compressed Sensing with Applications |
M. Strauss & J. Patel | Institute for Mathematics and its Applications |

Harsh Jain | Quantitative Modeling of Molecular Pathways Associated with Intratumoral Angiogensis |
T. Jackson | Johann Wolfgang Goethe University |

Jason Kutch (AIM) | Signal in Human Motor Unsteadiness: Detecting the Action and Activity of Muscles |
A. Bloch & A. Kuo | University of Southern California |

KyungYong Lee | On Realization of Line Arrangements as Multiplier Ideals |
R. Lazarsfeld | Purdue University |

John MacKay | Conformal Dimension and the Quasisymmetric Geometry of Metric Spaces |
B. Kleiner | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |

Jared Maruskin (AIM) | On the Dynamical Propagation of Subvolumes and on the Geometry and Variatioinal Principles of Nonholonomic Systems |
A. Bloch & D. Scheeres | San Jose State University |

Yogesh More | Arc Valuations on Smooth Varieties |
K. Smith | University of Missouri |

Hannah Robbins | Finiteness of Associated Primes of Local Cohomology Modules |
M. Hochster | Wake Forest University |

Susan Sierra |
The Geometry of Birationally Commutative Graded Domains |
J. Stafford | University of Washington |

Craig Spencer | Analytic Methods for Diophantine Problems |
T. Wooley | Institute for Advanced Study |

Joe Stubbs |
Potent Elements and Tight Closure in Artinian Modules |
M. Hochster | University of Texas-Austin |

Giancarlo Urzua | Arrangements of Curves and Algebraic Surfaces |
I. Dolgachev | University of Massachusetts at Amherst |

Diane Vavrichek | Accessibility and JSJ Decompositions of Groups |
G. P. Scott | The State University of New York |

Bo Yang | Application of Perturbation Methods to Pricing Credit and Equity Derivatives |
E. Bayraktar | Morgan Stanley |