Wei Ho is featured in an article in Scientific American titled "The Top Unsolved Questions in Mathematics Remain Mostly Mysterious". When it comes to understanding what math research looks like or what the point of it is, many folks are still stumped, says Wei Ho, associate professor of mathematics. “My cocktail party spiel is always about elliptic curves,” said Ho, who often asks partygoers, “You know middle school parabolas and circles? Once you start making a cubic equation, things get really hard. … There are so many open questions about them.”