New Faculty Appointments for 2015


The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce that the following individuals will join the faculty in August 2015.


Samy Tindel – probability, stochastic analysis and PDEs, fractional Brownian motion, rough paths, and large and small deviations theory. Ph.D. Université Paris 6, France, 1996. Professor, University of Lorraine, France, 2003- 2015.

Associate Professor

Chung Pang Mok – algebraic number theory and automorphic representations in the context of the Langlands program. Ph.D. Harvard University, 2007. Morrey Assistant Professor at University of California, Berkeley, 2007-2010, Assistant Professor at McMasters University, 2011 – 2014.

Assistant Professor

Chi Li – complex geometry. Ph.D. Princeton University, 2012. Simons Instructor, Stony Brook University, 2012 – 2015.

Jeremy Miller – algebraic topology, symplectic geometry, algebraic geometry and group cohomology. Ph.D. Stanford University, 2012. Visiting Assistant Professor at CUNY Graduate Center, 2012-2014, Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, 2014- 2015.

Thomas Sinclair – von Neumann algebras, deformation/rigidity theory, geometric and measurable group theory, model theory of operator algebras. Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 2011. Assistant Adjunct Professor at University of California, Los Angeles, 2011-2014, Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University, 2014-2015.

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professors (3-year appointment)

Arindam Banerjee - Commutative algebra. Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2015.

Gao Fan – Representation theory, automorphic forms on covering groups, number theory. Ph.D. National University of Singapore, 2014.

Heather Lee – Symplectic geometry, mirror symmetry. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2015.

Yuanzhen Shao – PDEs, analysis and geometric evolution equations. Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 2015.

Tatsunari Watanabe – Algebraic geometry, arithmetic geometry, topology. Ph.D. Duke University, 2015.