Bio

Brief CV

Education

2000 B.A. University of California, Berkeley
2002 M.A. San Francisco State University Advisor: Serkan Hosten
2005 Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley Advisor: Bernd Sturmfels

 

Positions Held

2005-2008 Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
2008-2010 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
2010-2014 Associate Professor of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
2014-2018 Professor of Mathematics and University Faculty Scholar, North Carolina State University
2018- Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and University Faculty Scholar, North Carolina State University
2018- Administrator of Mathematics Graduate Program, North Carolina State University

 

Academic Honors and Grants

2001-2005 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
2005 Bernard Friedman Memorial Prize (UC Berkeley)
2005-2008 Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
2007-2010 NSF Standard Grant "Algebraic Statistical Models"
2009-2016 David and Lucille Packard Foundation Fellowship
2010-2016 NSF CAREER Award "Algebraic Problems in Statistics and Biology"
2011 AMS Invited Address, Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Winston-Salem, NC
2012 MAA Invited Address, Joint Mathematics Meeting, Boston, MA
2012 Fellow of the AMS
2013-2017 NCSU University Faculty Scholar
2016-2019 NSF Standard Grant "Mathematical Phylogenetics"