Professor, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University , 2013--present.
(Associate Professor (2008-13) and Assistant Professor (2004-8).)
Van Vleck Assistant Professor, Department
of Mathematics , University of
Wisconsin, Madison, 2001-04.
Guest scientist, Max-Planck Institute
for Mathematics in the Sciences , Leipzig, 2000-01.
Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamenatal
Research, Bangalore, 2008--2011.
Ph.D, Division of Applied
Mathematics , Brown University, 2001. Advisor: George Haller.
M.S, Theoretical and Applied
Mechanics , Cornell University, 1996.
B. Tech (Hons), Mechanical
Engineering , IIT, Kharagpur, 1994.
Yu-Lin Lin, Ph.D 2009 (mathematics). Perturbation theorems for Hele-Shaw flows and their appliations .
Ravi Srinivasan , Ph.D 2009 (applied mathematics). Closure and complete integrability in Burgers turbulence.
Christian Pfrang, Ph.D 2011 (applied mathematics). Diagonalizing random matrices with integrable systems .
Joe Klobusicky, Ph.D 2014 (applied mathematics). Kinetic limits of piecewise deterministics Markov processes and grain boundary coarsening
Daniel Johnson-Chyzhykov, Ph.D 2015 (applied mathematics), Combinatorial and geometric structure in the self-assembly of polyhedra.
Vivian Olsiewski Healey, Ph.D 2017 (mathematics) The Loewner equation with branching and the continuum random tree.
Carey Caginalp, Ph.D 2017 (applied mathematics), A derivation and analysis of the N-point hierarchy for conservation laws and multistable dynamics with white noise in the Allen-Cahn equation.
Colin McSwiggen, (applied mathematics, in progress), Asymptotics of Harish-Chandra's integral.
Undergraduate research supervised
Susan Tolwinski, Sc.B, 2005 (physics) Ph.D 2011 (Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona), currently a postdoc at NCAR.
Margaret Ewing, AB, 2010 (mathematics). First position: Ph.D student in math at the University of Minnesota.
Andrew Furnas, Sc.B, 2011 (mathematics). First position: Marshall scholar at the University of Leeds, currently a Ph.D student at Gottingen.
Ryan Kaplan, Sc.B 2012 (mathematics-computer science). First position at Dropbox.
Andrew Kunas, AB 2012 (applied mathematics). First position at Two Sigma, LLC.
Nash Rochman, Sc.B 2013 (chemical physics). First position: Ph.D student at Johns Hopkins University .
Eric Kalosa-Kenyon, Sc.B 2015 (applied mathematics-biology). First position: Symbiota.
NSF DMS 0605006, Scaling and infinite divisibility in
models of coarsening and other dynamic selection problems (2006-2009).
NSF DMS 0748482, CAREER - Scaling and self-similarity in nonlinear science (2008-2013).
NSF EFRI 1022638, BECS: Engineering self-assembling systems composed of interacting patterned polyhedra: theory and experiments.
NSF DMS 1411278, Turbulence and integrability (2014-2017).