New Faculty


The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that the following individuals will join the faculty in August 2014.

Changyou Wang – partial differential equations. Ph.D. Rice University, 1996. Professor, University of Kentucky, 2006-14.

Assistant Professor
Kiril Datchev – geometric scattering, inverse problems. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2010. CLE Moore Instructor and NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, 2010-14.
Jingwei Hu – numerical analysis, scientific computing. Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, 2011. Postdoctoral Fellow, ICES and Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG), University of Texas at Austin, 2011-14.
Guang Lin – uncertainty quantification, scientific computing. Ph.D. Brown University, 2007. Senior Staff Scientist, Computational Mathematics Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 2008-14.
Deepam Patel – algebraic/arithmetic geometry. Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2008. Postdoctoral Fellow, IHES, 2013-14.
Xiangxiong Zhang – numerical analysis, scientific computing. Ph.D. Brown University, 2011. Postdoctoral Associate, Imaging and Computing Group, Mathematics Department, MIT, 2011-14.

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor (3-year appointment)
Edinah Gnang – computational number theory, algebraic combinatorics. Ph.D. Rutgers University, 2013. Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, joint with Center for Computational Intractability at Princeton University, 2013-14.
Xiaogin Guo –
probability and applications. Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2012.Postdoc, Technische Universität München, 2012-14.
Daniel Kelleher – analysis on fractals. Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 2014.
Dan Li – noncommutative geometry, mathematical physics. Ph.D. Florida State University, 2012. Postdoc Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Bonn, 2013-14.
Linquan Ma – commutative algebra, algebraic geometry. Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2014.
Yang Yang – inverse problems, partial differential equations. Ph.D. University of Washington, 2014.