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Stanford Math Directed Reading Program

Past participants

Winter 2020

MentorStudentTopic
Ipsita DattaArianna Serafini
Shintaro Fushida-HardyJensen Jinhui WangComplex analysis
Jimmy HeMatthew King
Xiaoyu HeUma DayalAdditive combinatorics
Joj HelferJacob StavrianosAlgebraic topology
Alvin JinDavid SalimonuManifolds
Naomi KrausharKaren Ge
Sophie LibkindOdelia LorchApplied category theory
Panos LolasZhuoer Gu
Jonathan LoveHanson Hao
Jonathan LoveNolan Miranda
Jared Marx-KuoJulian BernadoStochastic processes, Markov chains, and martingales
Juan Carlos OrtizGautam Manohar
Mackenzie SimperArmaun SanayeiUrn models
Libby TaylorAlec LauMirror symmetry
Yuval WigdersonSantiago AranguriInformation theory

Fall 2019

MentorStudentTopic
Ipsita DattaArianna SerafiniTopology
Margalit GlasgowYu Jin LeeSocial and Economic Networks
Jimmy HeLeonardo Jha BonannoStochastic Processes
Joj HelferSantiago Aranguri and Yagmur ErhanHyperbolic Geometry
Reyna HulettJade LintottAutomata Theory
Laura LymanCarina ZhangApplied Math
Jared Marx-KuoJulian BernadoMeasure Theory and Probability
Andrea OttoliniAdithya GaneshProbability and Fourier Analysis
Mark PerlmanJupinder ParmarBrownian Motion
Alexandra StavrianidiDanny TseMeasure Theory and PDEs
Libby TaylorSonia ChuGeometric Group Theory
Yuval WigdersonSmiti MittalCombinatorial Game Theory
Joey ZouGalit AnikeevaPDEs

Spring 2019

MentorStudentTopic
Alex DunlapZhuoer GuMartingales
Paul FalconeGalit AnikeevaTopology and the universe
Jimmy HeEric FrankelRepresentation theory
Xiaoyu HeNitya ManiAdditive combinatorics
Joj HelferHarry ShaFoundations of mathematics
Vivian KuperbergChady Ben HamidaElliptic curves
Jonathan LoveNolan MirandaMathematics and music
Jonathan LoveMel GuoElliptic curves
Sarah McConnellDavid LinAlgebraic topology
Mark PerlmanDaniel GurzaMarkov chains

Winter 2019

MentorStudentTopic
Sean CotnerNitya ManiModular forms
Ipsita DattaAriella LeeBasic topology
Alex DunlapElyssa HofgardStochastic differential equations via numerics
Jimmy HeReese PathakEnumerative combinatorics
Xiaoyu HeAamnha KhalidProbability theory
Joj HelferNina ZubrilinaCategories for the DRPing mathematician
Sarah McConnellMarilyn ZhangMarkov chains
Sarah PeluseSophie DecoppetDiophantine approximation
Mark PerlmanErik JonesRandom graphs
Arpon RaksitAdithya GaneshCategory theory and functional programming
Jesse SillimanNivenHarmonic analysis and number theory
Yuval WigdersonIsaac ScheinfeldRandom graphs
Evangelie ZachosZarah TesfaiFourier series and applications to differential equations
Joey ZouSamuel RogersRamsey theory

Autumn 2018

MentorStudentTopic
Ipsita DattaBenson KungMorse theory
Cédric De GrooteJae Hee LeeFukaya categories
Alex DunlapAaron AltmanTopological insulators
Dan DoreSagnik MagjumderL-functions
Tony FengNina ZubrilinaModular forms
Jimmy HeVictoria GeRandom matrix theory
Xiaoyu HeAngela SongElliptic curve cryptography
Joj HelferHarry ShaSet theory and the continuum hypothesis
Vivian KuperbergEric WangAlegbraic topology and topological data analysis
Jonathan LoveNolan MirandaThe mathematics of music
Sarah McConnellMarilyn ZhangMarkov processes and applications
Mark PerlmanAbraham RyzhikStochastic processes
Yuval WigdersonAdithya GaneshInformation theory and statistical learning
Joey ZouReese PathakGeometric measure theory

Spring 2018

MentorStudent
Laurent CôtéAriella Lee
Cédric De GrooteZoe Himwich
Alex DunlapAnna Thomas
Cole GrahamRaul Girbal
Jimmy HeAdam Jaffe
Xiaoyu HeThao Nguyen
Felipe HernandezEric Kim
Joj HelferBen Heller
Inbar KlangMilan Mosse
Nikolas KuhnNiven Achenjang
Chao LiIsmael Salvador Mendoza
Jesse MadnickSean Afshar
Jesse MadnickMatthew Stevens
Sarah PeluseAli Malik
Jens ReinholdJack Ryan
Lisa SauermannNitya Mani
Jesse SillimanNikolas Castro
Weston UngemachBilly Ferguson
Abigail WardLuis Kumanduri
Scott ZhangAlec Lau
Joey ZouYelena Mandelshtam

Winter 2018

MentorStudentTopic
Francisco Arana HerreraEyob TsegayeDynamics
Laurent CôtéAriella LeeAlgebraic geometry
Cédric De GrooteZoe HimwichContact topology
Ben DozierNoah SolomonnHyperbolic geometry
Alex DunlapAnna ThomasOptimization and structured matrices
Benjamin Fayyazuddin LjungbergNolan MirandaElliptic curves
Joj HelferBen HellerRealizable topoi
Aaron KauferDan DoreAlgebraic geometry
Inbar KlangMilan MossePoint-set topology
Sarah McConnellPhillippe PangestuExpander graphs
Jonathan LoveLevi LianCryptography
Jesse MadnickMatthew StevensCurves and surfaces
Sarah PeluseZhuoer GuAdditive combinatorics
Jens ReinholdJack RyanDifferential topology
Mark PerlmanJeffrey BrownPartial differential equations
Abigail WardLuis KumanduriSymplectic geometry
Kevin YangHuy PhamHarmonic analysis

Autumn 2017

MentorStudentTopic
Laurent CôtéPengda LiuAlgebraic topology
Cédric De GrooteZoe HimwichContact topology
Alex DunlapAnna ThomasMulti-armed bandits and applications
Cole GrahamRaul GirbalErgodic theorems and applications
Jimmy HeHuy PhamMarkov Chains
Xiaoyu HeAlan AwAlgebraic combinatorics
Joj HelferJordan AlexanderMetamathematics
Felipe HernandezReese PathakApplications of convex analysis
Nikolas KuhnSean AfsharElliptic curve cryptography
Arpon RaksitMichael WhittakerNumber theory
Abigail WardJack LindseyMirror symmetry
Yuval WigdersonVince RanganathanHistory of math: the evolution of rigor
Evangelie ZachosXingyu YangErgodic theory
Joey ZouSophia LuComplex analysis

Spring 2017

MentorStudentTopic
Erik BatesArvind "Vince" RanganathanQuantum computing
Zeb BradyNancy Xu
Ipsita DattaVictoria TsaiHomotopies and the fundamental group
Cédric De GrootePengda LiuAlgebraic topology
Ben DozierLingxiao LiSmooth manifolds
Jimmy HeXingyu YangMarkov chains and stochastic processes
Xiaoyu HeDhruv MedaramettaThe probabilistic method
Joj HelferZoe HimwichCombinatorial species
Nikolas KuhnMilan MosséNumber theory
Oleg LazarevJaydeep SinghMorse theory
Jonathan LoveKaty WooLattice Cryptography
Macky MakisumiNik CastroVerdier duality
Alessandro Maria MasulloChenlin MengHecke's proof of functional equation, analytic continuation and class number formula for Dedekind zeta functions
Sarah McConnellYousef HindyBayesian networks, Markov decision processes, and dynamic programming
Jens ReinholdQuinn GreiciusRepresentation stability and group cohomology
Michail SavvasJoshua KazdanComplex analysis
Caitlin StantonYonatan OrenGraph theory, st-connectivity
Weston UngemachJared BitzKnot theory
Yuval WigdersonMadelyne XiaoRandom graphs
Alex ZhaiAndy ChenProbability
Joey ZouDylan CableFourier analysis

Winter 2017

MentorStudentTopic
Daniel Álvarez-GavelaPengda LiuDifferential topology
Erik BatesZhaolin RenRandom matrices
Zeb BradyNancy XuMachine learning
Cédric De GrooteNithin KannanAlgebraic topology
Alex DunlapBora UyumazturkApplied nonlinear dynamics
Tony FengBrian MorrisCategory theory
Xiaoyu HeRaj RainaAdditive combinatorics
Joj HelferZoe HimwichCategory theory
Brian LawrenceNicolas NuñezMachine learning
Jonathan LoveKaty WooLattice-based cryptography
Jens ReinholdJack LindseyRepresentation theory
David ShermanPatrick DeMicheleCryptography
Jesse SillimanNitya ManiElliptic curves
Gergely SzucsScott MutchnikHomotopy theory with a view towards infinity categories
Weston UngemachJared BitzHyperbolic geometry
Abigail WardLuis KumanduriAtiyah–Singer Index Theorem
Yuval WigdersonMadelyne XiaoRandom graphs
Evangelie ZachosJaydeep SinghRiemannian geometry

Past organizers