REU Mentor Profiles

This page contains only mentors & participants back to 2009, and various pieces of data may be missing or incomplete. Older REU information is accessible from the REU home page. Generally, mentor information is as current as the most recent year in which that person was a mentor.

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James Abello
James Abello

DIMACS
Rutgers
Eric Allender
Eric Allender

CS
Rutgers
Andrew Baxter
Andrew Baxter

Mathematics
Rutgers
Shabnam Beheshti
Shabnam Beheshti

Mathematics
Rutgers
Cliff Behrens
Cliff Behrens

Telcordia
Endre Boros
Endre Boros

RutCOR
Rutgers
Gyan Bhanot
Gyan Bhanot

BioMAPS
Rutgers
Yana Bromberg
Yana Bromberg

Biochemistry
Rutgers
Anders Buch
Anders Buch

Mathematics
Rutgers
Tami Carpenter
Tami Carpenter

DIMACS
Rutgers
Art Chaovalitwongse
Art Chaovalitwongse

DIMACS
Rutgers
Kevin Chen
Kevin Chen

Chemistry
Rutgers
Ji Young Choi
Ji Young Choi

Mathematics
Shippensburg
Midge Cozzens
Midge Cozzens

DIMACS
Rutgers
E. A. Elsayed
E. A. Elsayed

I&SE
Rutgers
Nina Fefferman
Nina Fefferman

EENR, DIMACS
Rutgers
Gene Fiorini
Gene Fiorini

DIMACS
Rutgers
Lila Ghemri
Lila Ghemri

CS
Texas Southern
Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar
Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar

Mathematics
NY City Tech
Yifan Hu
Yifan Hu

DIMACS
Rutgers
Yi-Zhi Huang
Yi-Zhi Huang

Mathematics
Rutgers
Liviu Iftode
Liviu Iftode

CS
Rutgers
Aaron Jaggard
Aaron Jaggard

DIMACS
Rutgers
Jeffry Kahn
Jeffry Kahn

Mathematics
Rutgers
Paul Kantor
Paul Kantor

SC&I
Rutgers
Felix Lazebnik
Felix Lazebnik

Mathematics
U Delaware
Qingshan Liu
Qingshan Liu

CS
Rutgers
Luis Medina
Luis Medina

Mathematics
Rutgers
Linda Ness
Linda Ness

Telcordia
Alantha Newman
Alantha Newman

DIMACS
Rutgers
Roger Nussbaum
Roger Nussbaum

Mathematics
Rutgers
Wilma Olson
Wilma Olson

Chemistry
Rutgers
Boram Park
Boram Park

DIMACS
Rutgers
Arjuna Ranasinghe
Arjuna Ranasinghe

Mathematics
Alabama A&M
Siddhartha Sahi
Siddhartha Sahi

Mathematics
Rutgers
Alexander Schliep
Alexander Schliep

CS, BioMaPS
Rutgers
Eugene Speer
Eugene Speer

Mathematics
Rutgers
Mario Szegedy
Mario Szegedy

CS
Rutgers
Robert Tarjan
Robert Tarjan

CS
Princeton
Roderich Tumulka
Roderich Tumulka

Mathematics
Rutgers
Robert Vanderbei
Robert Vanderbei

OR
Princeton
Tao Ming Wang
Tao Ming Wang

Mathematics
Tung-Hai, Taiwan
Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson

Mathematics
Rutgers
Chris Woodward
Chris Woodward

Mathematics
Rutgers
Rebecca Wright
Rebecca Wright

CS
Rutgers
Minge Xie
Minge Xie

Statistics
Rutgers
Danfeng Yao
Danfeng Yao

CS
Rutgers
Debbie Yuster
Debbie Yuster

Mathematics
Rutgers
Doron Zeilberger
Doron Zeilberger

Mathematics
Rutgers

James Abello

James Abello

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

James Abello is a research professor at DIMACS. His areas of expertise include graph clustering, analysis of massive datasets, and visualization of complex data. His recent projects include Name that Cluster and Graph Mining.

Darakhshan Mir
Darakhshan Mir
Grad. Mentor
CS
2012

Liz Jimenez-Martinez
Liz Jimenez-Martinez
Bard College
Bruhat Order
DIMACS 2009
Ye Zhu
Ye Zhu
Rutgers
Graph Mining
DyDAn 2009
Samuel Somauh
Samuel Somauh
Texas Southern
Graph Mining
CCICADA 2010
Shuang Wu
Shuang Wu
U Conn
Name That Cluster
CCICADA 2010
Florentina Ferati
Florentina Ferati
Texas Lutheran
Graph Mining
CCICADA 2011
Raghav Ravichander
Raghav Ravichander
U Mich Ann Arbor
Name That Cluster
DIMACS 2011
Maria Taranov
Maria Taranov
Rutgers
Anomaly Detection
DIMACS 2011
Michael Tsamis
Michael Tsamis
John Jay
Anomaly Detection
CCICADA 2011
Ahmed Al-Asadi
Ahmed Al-Asadi
U Mich
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Martin Balko
Martin Balko
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2012
Ondřej Bílka
Ondřej Bílka
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2012
Martin Böhm
Martin Böhm
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2012
Neel Parikh
Neel Parikh
Ocean County
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Marco Perez
Marco Perez
SD City College
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Michael Poplavski
Michael Poplavski
UCF
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Pavel Veselý
Pavel Veselý
Charles Universiy
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2012
Kevin Wong
Kevin Wong
Rutgers
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Eric Allender

Eric Allender

Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Eric Allender is a professor of computer science and a DIMACS member who has organized and co-organized several DIMACS workshops. His primary research interest is the theory of computational complexity. His most recent project is Small Complexity Classes.


Martin Böhm
Martin Böhm
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Jozef Jirásek
Jozef Jirásek
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Pavel Klavík
Pavel Klavík
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Lukáš Lánský
Lukáš Lánský
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Lukáš Mach
Lukáš Mach
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Vojtěch Tůma
Vojtěch Tůma
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Sam Hopkins
Sam Hopkins
U Wash
Complexity Classes
CCICADA 2011
Andrew Baxter

Andrew Baxter

Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Andrew Baxter is a recently-graduated Ph.D. student in the Department of Mathematics at Rutgers. He was the co-organizer (with Doron Zeilberger) of the DIMACS-sponsored Experimental Mathematics Semianr. He will be an instructor at Penn State starting in the fall of 2011. His research interests include permutation statistics, experimental mathematics, enumerative combinatorics, enumeration schemes, and billiard paths. His most recent project is Billiards in Polygons.


Jonathan Eskreis-Winkler
Jonathan Eskreis-Winkler
U Penn
Billiards
DIMACS 2011
Ethan McCarthy
Ethan McCarthy
Michigan State
Billiards
DIMACS 2011
Shabnam Beheshti

Shabnam Beheshti

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Shabnam Beheshti Geometric Analysis, Integrable Systems, General Relativity, Soliton Theory, PDEs arising in Mathematical Physics


Mike Boemo
Mike Boemo
Rutgers
DNA Knots
RU Math 2012
Mike Geis
Mike Geis
Rutgers
Molecular Dynamics
RU Math 2012
Cliff Behrens

Cliff Behrens

Applied Research
Telcordia Technologies

Cliff Behrens is a senior research scientist at Telcordia Technologies, Applied Research, and a member of DIMACS. His areas of expertiese are telecommunications, geospatial mapping, and large-scale discrete modeling. His most recent project is Agent Based Modeling of Crowd Behavior.


Josh Zukoff
Josh Zukoff
Colgate
Crowd Behavior
DIMACS 2011
Gyan Bhanot

Gyan Bhanot

BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology and Computer Science
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Department of Physics
Rutgers University
Website

Gyan Bhanot is professor of molecular biology & biochemistry and of physics, as well as a member of the interdisciplinary BioMaPS program. He is also a member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. His areas of expertise include computational biology and evolutionary genetics. His recent projects include Cell Population Dynamics and Cancer Modeling in the Human Colon: An Extension of the Johnston Model and Identifying patterns of migration and selection in HapMaP III data.


Richard Cimino
Richard Cimino
Rutgers
Cancer Modeling
DIMACS 2009
Dibyo Roy
Dibyo Roy
Rutgers
Germline Selection
CCICADA 2010
Endre Boros

Endre Boros

RutCOR
Rutgers University
Website

Endre Boros is professor of operations research and director of the Rutgers Center for Operations Research (RutCOR) and a member of DIMACS. His research interests include combinatorial optimization, integer programming, and the theory of boolean functions. Recent projects include projects related to graph theory and game theory.


Brandon Blakeley
Brandon Blakeley
UT Austin
Decision Trees
DIMACS 2009
Amanda Olsen
Amanda Olsen
LaGrange College
Graph Realizations
DIMACS 2009
Robert Rand
Robert Rand
Yeshiva University
Terminal Games
DIMACS 2009
Ken Zhao
Ken Zhao
NYU
Optimal Inspections
DIMACS 2010
Yana Bromberg

Yana Bromberg

BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology and Computer Science
Biochemistry & Microbiology
Rutgers University
Website

Yana Bromberg is an assistant professor of Biochemistry & Microbiology and a member of the Institute for Marine and Costal Sciences, BioMaPS, and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Her primary research interest is the bioinformatic analysis of protein function prediction. Her most recent project is Protein Activity Unmasked.


Christopher Rusnak
Christopher Rusnak
Rutgers
Protein Activity
DIMACS 2011
Anders Buch

Anders Buch

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Anders Buch is Professor of Mathematics at Rutgers University. His research interests include algebraic geometric and combinatorial algebra.


Mathew Palazzoto
Mathew Palazzoto
Rutgers
Algebraic Geometry
RU Math 2010
Kelli-Jean Chun
Kelli-Jean Chun
UC Berkeley
Triality Symmetry
RU Math 2011
Diana Oliff
Diana Oliff
Rutgers
K-Theory Classes
RU Math 2012
Tami Carpenter

Tami Carpenter

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Tami Carpenter is a research professor and former associate director of DIMACS. Her areas of expertise include optimization and mathematical modeling. Her recent projects include Mathematical Models of Theories of Leadership and Allocation of Monetary Resources in HIV-Infected Communities.


Immanuel Williams
Immanuel Williams
U MD-Baltimore
Port-of-Entry
DIMACS 2009
Matthew Allinder
Matthew Allinder
Rutgers
Leadership Models
DIMACS 2010
Asya Pritsker
Asya Pritsker
Rutgers
HIV Modeling
DIMACS 2010
Art Chaovalitwongse

Art Chaovalitwongse

Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Art Chaovalitwongse is an assistant professor of computer science and a member of DIMACS. His research includes topics in operations research and computer science in medical applications. His REU projects include Optimizing Cooperative Sensors in Battlespace and Mining EEG Data to Diagnose Epilepsy.


Marc Fridson
Marc Fridson
Rutgers
Cooperative Sensors
DIMACS 2009
Rebecca Pottenger
Rebecca Pottenger
Princeton
Mining EEG Data
DIMACS 2009
Kevin Chen

Kevin Chen

Department of Chemistry
Rutgers University
Website

Kevin Chen is an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics. His areas of research include population genetics and the molecular biology of regulatory RNA. His first project is Statistical Algorithms in Population Genetics.


Adam Pershan
Adam Pershan
U Penn
Population Genetics
DIMACS 2012
Ji Young Choi

Ji Young Choi

Department of Mathematics
Shippensburg University
Website

Ji Young Choi is a visiting researcher at DIMACS, on sabbatical from Shippensburg. Her research interests include algebraic combinatorics and graph theory. Her ongoing REU project is The boundaries of the minimum Pk-total weights for simple connected graphs.


Jeremy Holden
Jeremy Holden
Norwich
Pk-Total Weights
DIMACS 2009
Emma Zhou
Emma Zhou
Carleton
Pk-Total Weights
DIMACS 2009
Andy Zhu
Andy Zhu
Princeton
Pk-Total Weights
DIMACS 2011
Graham Cormode

Graham Cormode

AT&T Research
Website

Graham Cormode is a researcher in AT&T Labs research division and a DIMACS member. His research intersts are in the areas of algorithms and computational complexity. His recent projects include Outsourced Computation Verification and Standardization of Mergeable Quantile Summaries.


Roy Luo
Roy Luo
UC Berkeley
Outsourced Verification
DIMACS 2010
Daniel Stubbs
Daniel Stubbs
U Mass Amherst
Quantile Summaries
CCICADA 2012
Midge Cozzens

Midge Cozzens

DIMACS
Rutgers University

Margaret (Midge) Cozzens is a research professor at DIMACS. She is also Education Director of CCICADA. Her research interests include mathematical modeling, game theory, operations research, and mathematical education. Her ongoing REU project is A Game Theory Approach to Cascading Behavior in Networks.


Elise Aspray
Elise Aspray
Rutgers
Game Theory
DIMACS 2009
Diane Render
Diane Render
Albany State
Game Theory
DIMACS 2009
Ajay Mattappallil
Ajay Mattappallil
Rutgers
Cascading Behavior
CCICADA 2010
Jordan Mitchell
Jordan Mitchell
Rutgers
Cascading Behavior
DIMACS2010
Sinan Ozdemir
Sinan Ozdemir
Johns Hopkins University
Homeland Security
CCICADA 2011
Alexander Saffer
Alexander Saffer
Embry-Riddle
Cascading Behavior
DIMACS 2011
Tina Eliassi-Rad

Tina Eliassi-Rad

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Tina Eliassi-Rad is an associate professor of computer science and a member of DIMACS. Her research interests include data mining, machine learning, and the analysis of complex relational data. Her first REU project was Graph Mining.


Florentina Ferati
Florentina Ferati
Texas Lutheran
Graph Mining
CCICADA 2011
E. A. Elsayed

E. A. Elsayed

Industrial and Systems Engineering
Rutgers University
Website

E. A. Elsayed is is professor of industrial and systems engineering and a member of DIMACS. His areas of expertise include quality control, reliability engineering, and production planning & control. His ongoing REU project is Optimum Strategies of Container Inspection Scheduling and Sequencing at Port-of-Entry, which also included Nuclear Detection.


Curtis McGinity
Curtis McGinity
Tulane University
Nuclear Detection
DIMACS 2009
Somair Malik
Somair Malik
Rutgers
Container Inspection
DIMACS 2010
Renée Clarke
Renée Clarke
NY City Tech
Container Inspection
DIMACS 2011
Darlena Kern
Darlena Kern
Pepperdine
Container Inspection
DIMACS 2011
Nina Fefferman

Nina Fefferman

Ecology Evolution & Natural Resources, DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Nina Fefferman is an associate professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, and is also a member of DIMACS's research faculty. She studies mathematical and computational models in biology, specializing in evolutionary & behavioral ecology as well as epidemiology. Her recent projects include epidemiological modeling of infectious diseases and comparing routes of transmission in multi-vector disease models.

Brad Greening
Brad Greening
Grad. Mentor
EENR
2012
Ashley DeNegre
Ashley DeNegre
Grad. Mentor
EENR
2012
Orin Robinson
Orin Robinson
Grad. Mentor
EENR
2012
Karen Wylie
Karen Wylie
Grad. Mentor
EENR
2012

Shyretha Brown
Shyretha Brown
Jackson State
Evacuation Facilities
DIMACS 2009
Andrew McConvey
Andrew McConvey
Notre Dame
Biosurveillance
DIMACS 2009
Joshua Smith
Joshua Smith
Morehouse
DIMACS 2009
Immanuel Williams
Immanuel Williams
U MD-Baltimore
Port-of-Entry
DIMACS 2009
Liz Davis
Liz Davis
Cornell College
Epidemiology
DIMACS 2010
David Haycraft
David Haycraft
Howard
Epidemiology
DIMACS 2010
Asya Pritsker
Asya Pritsker
Rutgers
HIV Modeling
DIMACS 2010
John Huffman
John Huffman
Hendrix College
Biosurveillance
DIMACS 2011
Edward Lee
Edward Lee
TCNJ
Algorithms
DIMACS 2011
Yongqing Yuan
Yongqing Yuan
Bard College
Anomaly Detection
DIMACS 2011
Sidney Fletcher
Sidney Fletcher
Indiana U
Outbreak Detection
DIMACS 2012
Lauren Prince
Lauren Prince
Howard
Conspecific Attraction
CCICADA 2012
James Xue
James Xue
Rutgers
Epidemiology
DIMACS 2011
Yi Ming Yu
Yi Ming Yu
NY City Tech
West Nile Modeling
DIMACS 2012
Gene Fiorini

Gene Fiorini

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Gene Fiorini is associate director of DIMACS and director of the DIMACS REU. His research interests include extremal graph theory, graph pebbling, and mathematical education. His ongoing REU projects include graph pebbling, sustainability-related projects, and projects including mathematical forensics.

Glen Wilson
Glen Wilson
Grad. Mentor
Mathematics
2011, 2012
Katy Craig
Katy Craig
Grad. Mentor
Mathematics
2011
Kellen Myers
Kellen Myers
Grad. Mentor
Mathematics
2012
Brian Nakamura
Brian Nakamura
Grad. Mentor
Mathematics
2011

Channing Verbeck
Channing Verbeck
Pomona
Theta-0 Graphs
DIMACS REU 2009
Matthew Allinder
Matthew Allinder
Rutgers
Leadership Models
DIMACS 2010
Timothy Hayes
Timothy Hayes
Messiah College
Induced Planar Graphs
DIMACS 2010
Ryan Ward
Ryan Ward
Bucknell
Graph Pebbling
DIMACS 2010
Zhiwei Wu
Zhiwei Wu
Bard College
Graph Pebbling
DIMACS 2010
Alma Cabral-Reynoso
Alma Cabral-Reynoso
NY City Tech
DIMACS 2011
Cristina Cabrera
Cristina Cabrera
Bryn Mawr
Class-0 Subraphs
DIMACS 2011
Jaime Guerrero
Jaime Guerrero
Xavier
Finite Geometries
DIMACS 2011
Cherre Jefferson
Cherre Jefferson
Morgan State
Periodic Sequences
CCICADA 2011
James Leslie
James Leslie
Texas Southern
Fingerprint Identification
CCICADA 2011
Steven Lora
Steven Lora
NY City Tech
Food Webs
DIMACS 2011
Herman Sameisky
Herman Sameisky
Cornell
Class-0 Subraphs
DIMACS 2011
Derrick Simmons
Derrick Simmons
Howard
Composite Sequences
CCICADA 2011
Karmen Yu
Karmen Yu
NY City Tech
Quantum Covers
DIMACS 2011
Yi Ming Yu
Yi Ming Yu
NY City Tech
Graph Rubbling
DIMACS 2011
Daniel Brown
Daniel Brown
Rutgers
Greenest Paths
DIMACS 2012
Walter Cai
Walter Cai
Cornell
Vietoris Rips Complexes
DIMACS 2012
Ixtli-Nitzin Sanchez
Ixtli-Nitzin Sanchez
San José State
Sustainability Algorithms
DIMACS 2012
Vinod Ganapathy

Vinod Ganapathy

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers
Website

Vinod Ganapathy is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and a member of DIMACS. His research areas include security & privacy, mobile systems, and virtualization. His first REU project is Analyzing information flow in JavaScript-based browser extensions.


Nathan Harper
Nathan Harper
Vassar
Information Flow
DIMACS 2009
Lila Ghemri

Lila Ghemri

Department of Computer Science
Texas Southern University
Website

Lila Ghemri is an associate professor of computer science at TSU. Her research interests include language analysis and education in computer science, and her first REU project is Accountability in Social Networks.


Jude Ugiomoh
Jude Ugiomoh
Texas Southern
Accountability in Networks
CCICADA 2012
Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar

Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar

Department of Mathematics
New York City College of Technology

Urmi Ghosh-Dastidar is an assistant professor at NY City Tech in the Department of Mathematics. Her research areas include optimization, signal processing, and wave propagation. She is also a DIMACS visiting researcher. Her recent REU projects focus on modeling the food webs of the Hudson Valley.


Alma Cabral-Reynoso
Alma Cabral-Reynoso
NY City Tech
DIMACS 2011
Steven Lora
Steven Lora
NY City Tech
Food Webs
DIMACS 2011
Frederic Anglade
Frederic Anglade
NY City Tech
Food Webs
DIMACS 2012
Alassane Ngaide
Alassane Ngaide
NY City Tech
Food Webs
DIMACS 2012
Yifan Hu

Yifan Hu

AT&T Research
Website

Yifan Hu is a research at AT&T Research. His areas of expertise include graph visualization, machine learning, and numerical analysis & optimization. His recent projects include Name that Cluster and Graph Mining.


Ahmed Al-Asadi
Ahmed Al-Asadi
U Mich
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Michael Poplavski
Michael Poplavski
UCF
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Kevin Wong
Kevin Wong
Rutgers
Graph Visualization
DIMACS 2012
Yi-Zhi Huang

Yi-Zhi Huang

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Yi-Zhi Huang is professor of mathematics. His research interests include vertex operator algebras and their applications to conformal field theory and to physics. His first REU project is the Finiteness problem in the representation theory of vertex operator algebras.


Sjuvon Chung
Sjuvon Chung
Rutgers
Representations of VOAs
RU Math 2009
Liviu Iftode

Liviu Iftode

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Liviu Iftode is a professor in the Department of Computer Science. His research interests include distributed computing, network & mobile security, and vehicular & traffic computing. His first REU project is Game-Theoretic Analysis of Climbing Social Ladder in Networks.


Raluca Ursu
Raluca Ursu
Mount Holyoke
Social Ladders
DyDAn 2009
Jing Li
Jing Li
MIT
Social Ladders
DIMACS 2010
Aaron Jaggard

Aaron Jaggard

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Aaron Jaggard is a member of the DIMACS research faculty. His research focus includes various aspects of networking, including privacy, security, and traffic routing. He will also be starting in Fall 2011 as a visitor at the Department of Computer Science at Colgate University. His recent projects include topics in graph theory, network traffic, and permutation patterns.


Ondřej Bílka
Ondřej Bílka
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Jozef Jirásek
Jozef Jirásek
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Pavel Klavík
Pavel Klavík
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Pavel Paták
Pavel Paták
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Zuzana Safernová
Zuzana Safernová
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Martin Tancer
Martin Tancer
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Kelly Toppin
Kelly Toppin
Shippensburg
Permutation Stats
DIMACS 2009
Jan VOlec
Jan Volec
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2009
Leilani Gilpin
Leilani Gilpin
UCSD
Network Performance
DIMACS 2010
Jonathan Haber
Jonathan Haber
Tufts
Traceroute Falsification
DIMACS 2010
Swara Kopparty
Swara Kopparty
Harvard
Network Performance
DIMACS 2010
Jeffry Kahn

Jeffry Kahn

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Jeffry Kahn is a professor in the Department of Mathematics. His expertise includes many areas in discrete mathematics, including graph theory, combinatorial geometry, and the theory of set systems. His first REU project investigates the Wide Partition Conjecture.


Geehoon Hong
Geehoon Hong
MIT
Wide Partition Conjecture
RU Math 2009
Bahman Kalantari

Bahman Kalantari

Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Bahman Kalantari is a professor of computer science and a DIMACS member. His research interests include mathematical programming and optimization. His recent projects involve artistic and mathematical aspects of root-finding algorithms and their basins of attraction.


Liz Balsam
Liz Balsam
NYU
Polynomiography
DIMACS REU 2010
Angelina Collins
Angelina Collins
Grove City College
Polynomiography
DIMACS 2011
Ryan Nikin-Beers
Ryan Nikin-Beers
Winthrop
Polynomiography
DIMACS 2011
Mary Battles
Mary Battles
Rutgers
Polynomiography
DIMACS 2012
Colin Jarvis
Colin Jarvis
Macalester
Polynomiography
DIMACS 2012
Paul Kantor

Paul Kantor

School of Communication & Information
Rutgers University
Website

Paul Kantor is a professor at the School of Communiation and Information and is a member of DIMACS. He is also Research Director of CCICADA. His areas of expertise include a broad range of topics in communication, data analysis, operations research, and applications to security and defense. His first REU project is on the topic of Game Theoretic Aspects of Homeland Security.


Jeffrey Truman
Jeffrey Truman
U of Arizona
Homeland Security
DyDAn 2009
Howard Karloff

Howard Karloff

AT&T Research
Website

Howard Karloff is a researcher at AT&T Research Labs and a member of DIMACS. His research interests include graph theory and data analysis. His first REU project is Exploring Topics in Approximation, Online and Randomized Algorithms.


Igor Balla
Igor Balla
Carnegie Mellon
Online Algorithms
DIMACS 2010
Felix Lazebnik

Felix Lazebnik

Department of Mathematics
University of Delaware
Website

Felix Lazebnik is professor of mathematics at the University of Delaware. His research intersts include graph theory and algebraic combinatorics.


Martin Böhm
Martin Böhm
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Jozef Jirásek
Jozef Jirásek
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Pavel Klavík
Pavel Klavík
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Lukáš Lánský
Lukáš Lánský
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Lukáš Mach
Lukáš Mach
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Vojtěch Tůma
Vojtěch Tůma
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMACS 2010
Michael Littman

Michael Littman

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Michael Littman is a professor of Computer Science and a member of DIMACS. His areas of expertise are broad, and include machine learning, networking, and game theory. His first REU project is In Search of Value Equilibria.


Christopher Kleven
Christopher Kleven
Central College
Value Equilibria
DIMACS 2010
Dustin Richwine
Dustin Richwine
Rutgers
Value Equilibria
DIMACS 2010
Qingshan Liu

Qingshan Liu

Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Qingshan Lui is a professor of computer science. His research areas focus on aspects of image and video analysis, particularly identification and analysis of faces, objects, and events. His fist project is Identifying Objects by Incorporating RFID.


Faiz Hasanuzzaman
Faiz Hasanuzzaman
City College of NY
RFID Identification
CCICADA 2011
Luis Medina

Luis Medina

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Luis Medina is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics. His research interests include combinatorics and number theory. His first REU project studies the p-adic valuation of Eulerian sequences.


Marla Slusky
Marla Slusky
Rutgers
Eulerian Sequences
RU Math 2009
S. Muthukrishnan

S. "Muthu" Muthukrishnan

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Muthu Muthukrishnan is a professor of computer science and a member of DIMACS. He is also Director of Data Research at CCICADA. His research interests include data analysis, network analysis & anomaly detection, and algorithms. His recent projects include Game-theoretic analysis of climbing social ladder in networks and Outsourced Computation Verification.


Raluca Ursu
Raluca Ursu
Mount Holyoke
Social Ladders
DyDAn 2009
Jing Li
Jing Li
MIT
Social Ladders
DIMACS 2010
Roy Luo
Roy Luo
UC Berkeley
Outsourced Verification
DIMACS 2010
Linda Ness

Linda Ness

Applied Research
Telcordia Technologies
Website

Linda Ness is a researcher at Telcordia Applied Research. Her research interests focus on algorithms for representation and analysis of streaming data. Linda's first REU project is Mathematical Models for Cognitive Systems.


Calvin Woo
Calvin Woo
TCNJ
Cognitive Systems
DIMACS 2010
Alantha Newman

Alantha Newman

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Alantha Newman is a postdoctoral researcher at DIMACS. Her research areas include algorithms, optimization, combinatorics, and computational biology. Her first REU project is on the topic of Clustering Permutations.


Roger Nussbaum

Roger Nussbaum

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Roger Nussbaum is a professor of mathematics. His area of expertise is in the area of functional analysis. His first REU project studies .


Mark Kim
Mark Kim
Rutgers
RU Math 2011
Wilma Olson

Wilma Olson

Department of Chemistry
Rutgers University
Website

Wilma Olson is professor of chemistry and a member of DIMACS. Her research interests include many aspects of the chemistry of DNA, RNA, and proteins. Her ongoing REU project is Chromatin Folding & DNA Looping.


Kathleen McClain
Kathleen McClain
Hofstra
DNA Looping
DIMACS 2010
Ethan Schwartz
Ethan Schwartz
Emory
DNA Looping
DIMACS 2012
Boram Park

Boram Park

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Boram Park is a postdoctoral researcher at DIMACS. Her interests include graph theory, game theory, and combinatorics. Her first REU project is Edge Clique Covers of Complete Multipartite Graphs.


William Pottenger

William Pottenger

CCICADA
Rutgers University
Website

William Pottenger is a member of the research faculty at DIMACS and the Director of Technology Transfer for CCICADA. His research intersets include interactive automation and high-performanc computing.


Chinua Umoja
Chinua Umoja
Morehouse
Higher Order Learning
DIMACS 2009
Becker Polverini
Becker Polverini
Princeton
DIMACS 2010
David Inouye
David Inouye
Georgia Tech
Entity Resolution
DIMACS 2011
Hannah Keiler
Hannah Keiler
Columbia
HO-LDA
DIMACS 2012
Arjuna Ranasinghe

Arjuna Ranasinghe

Department of Mathematics
Alabama A&M University
Website

Arjuna Ranasinghe is a professor of matheamtics at Alabama A&M University. His research interests include numerical analysis and differential equations.


Marene Bell
Marene Bell
Alabama A&M
DHS 2011
Kiah Hedgman
Kiah Hedgman
Alabama A&M
DHS 2011
Siddhartha Sahi

Siddhartha Sahi

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Siddhartha Sahi is a professor of mathematics. His research areas include the theory of Lie groups and Lie algebars.


WeiChen
Wei Chen
Rutgers
RU Math 2009
Mark Kim
Mark Kim
Rutgers
RU Math 2010
Alexander Schliep

Alexander Schliep

Computer Science
BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology and Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Alexander Schliep is an associate professor of computer science and a member of the BioMaPS institute. His research interests include genomics, machine learning, and algorithms for bioinformatics. His REU projects include an ongoing project on Animations for Bioinformatics Algorithms.

Md Pavel Mahmud
Md Pavel Mahmud
Grad. Mentor
CS
2012
Rajat Roy
Rajat Roy
Grad. Mentor
CS
2012

Carolyn Keenan
Carolyn Keenan
Ohio U
Bioinformatics
DIMACS 2010
Matthew Mitsui
Matthew Mitsui
Rutgers
Bioinformatics
DIMACS 2010
Alice Paul
Alice Paul
Harvey Mudd
Bioinformatics
DIMACS 2011
Theresa Lye
Theresa Lye
Rutgers
Q-Gram Distance
DIMACS 2012
Scott Merkling
Scott Merkling
Rutgers
Bioinformatics
DIMACS 2012
Ruchik Yajnik
Ruchik Yajnik
NJIT
Bioinformatics
DIMACS 2012
Eugene Speer

Eugene Speer

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Eugene Speer is a professor of mathematics. His areas of expertise include analysis and statistical mechanics.


Itai Feigenbaum
Itai Feigenbaum
Rutgers
RU Math 2010
Jonathan Sloane
Jonathan Sloane
Rutgers
RU Math 2010
Mario Szegedy

Mario Szegedy

Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Mario Szegedy is a professor in the Department of Computer Science. His areas of expertise include complexity theory, graph theory, and quantum computing. His first REU project is in the area of graph theory.


Ondřej Bílka
Ondřej Bílka
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2011
Dušan Knop
Dušan Knop
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2011
Tomáš Toufar
Tomáš Toufar
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2011
Vojtěch Tůma
Vojtěch Tůma
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2011
Jan Volec
Jan Volec
Charles University
Graph Theory
DIMATIA 2011
Robert Tarjan

Robert Tarjan

Department of Computer Science
Princeton University
Website

Robert Tarjan is a professor of computer science at Princeton University and the co-director of DIMACS for Princeton. His areas of expertise include graph theory, algorithms, and data structures. His first REU project is Linear time Union-Find for Image Processing.


Jarett Schwartz
Jarett Schwartz
Princeton
Union-Find
DIMACS 2010
Roderich Tumulka

Roderich Tumulka

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Roderich Tumulka is a professor of mathematics. His research interests focus on mathematical physics. His REU projects include GRW theory and The Continuum Limit of Bell's Jump Process.


William Feldmann
William Feldmann
Rutgers
GRW Theory
RU Math 2011
Jonathan Sloane
Jonathan Sloane
Rutgers
Bell's Jump Process
RU Math 2011
Robert Vanderbei

Robert Vanderbei

Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Princeton University
Website

Robert Vanderbei is professor of operations research and financial engineering at Princeton University. He is also associated with the departments of Astrophysics, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. His areas of expertise are broad, and include linear programming, optimization, game theory, and probability. His first REU project is Climate Change Analysis.


Marissa Loving
Marissa Loving
U Hawaii - Hilo
Climate Change
DIMACS 2012
Tao Ming Wang

Tao Ming Wang

Department of Mathematics
Tung-Hai University, Taiwan
Website

Tao Ming Wang is a professor of mathematics at Tung-Hai University, Taiwan. His research interests lie in graph theory. His first REU project is Antimagic Labellings in Graphs.


Timothy Reynolds
Timothy Reynolds
MIT
Antimagic Labellings
DIMACS REU 2010
Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Robert Wilson is a professor in the Department of Mathematics. His research interests include multilinear algebra and group theory. His most recent REU project is 2x2 Matrix Polynomial Equations in Octonions.


Emily Sergel
Emily Sergel
Rutgers
Biorthogonality
RU Math 2009
Darlayne Addabbo
Darlayne Addabbo
Rutgers
Partial Fractions
RU Math 2011
Diana Oliff
Diana Oliff
Rutgers
Matrix Polynomials
RU Math 2011
Ryan McDermott
Ryan McDermott
Rutgers
Matrix Polynomials
RU Math 2012
Chris Woodward

Chris Woodward

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Chris Woodward is a professor of mathematics. His areas of expertise include symplectic, algebraic geometry, and gauge theory.


Amanda Hood
Amanda Hood
Rutgers
Vortex Equations
RU Math 2009
Khoa Nguyen
Khoa Nguyen
MIT
Vortex Equations
RU Math 2009
Joseph Shao
Joseph Shao
Rutgers
Toric Varieties
RU Math 2009
Glen Wilson
Glen Wilson
Rutgers
Symplectic Geometry
RU Math 2010
Andrew Schultz
Andrew Schultz
Rutgers
Heegaard Splittings
RU Math 2012
Rebecca Wright

Rebecca Wright

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Rebecca Wright is a professor in the Department of Computer science and is the director of DIMACS. Her research interests include computer communications and security, including privacy, cryptography, and fault-tolerant distributed computing. Her recent REU projects model various aspects of network traffic.


Leilani Gilpin
Leilani Gilpin
UCSD
Network Performance
DIMACS 2010
Swara Kopparty
Swara Kopparty
Harvard
Network Performance
DIMACS 2010
Minge Xie

Minge Xie

Statistics
Rutgers University
Website

Minge Xie is a professor of statistics and a member of DIMACS. His research interests include statistical interference, confidence intervals, and nonparametric method, and applications of these methods to medical, social, and environmental sciences. His ongoing REU project is Optimum Strategies of Container Inspection Scheduling and Sequencing at Port-of-Entry, which also included Nuclear Detection.


Curtis McGinity
Curtis McGinity
Tulane University
Nuclear Detection
DIMACS 2009
Somair Malik
Somair Malik
Rutgers
Container Inspection
DIMACS 2010
Renée Clarke
Renée Clarke
NY City Tech
Container Inspection
DIMACS 2011
Darlena Kern
Darlena Kern
Pepperdine
Container Inspection
DIMACS 2011
Danfeng Yao

Danfeng Yao

Department of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Website

Danfeng Yao is assistant professor of computer science. Her projects include Detecting Drive-by-Downloads Using Human Behavior Patterns and Building Robust and Automatic Authentification Systems with Activity-Based Personal Questions.


Anitra Babic
Anitra Babic
Chestnut Hill
Authentification
DIMACS 2009
Alexander Crowell
Alexander Crowell
Rutgers
Drive-by-Downloads
DIMACS 2009
Debbie Yuster

Debbie Yuster

DIMACS
Rutgers University
Website

Debbie Yuster is a posdoctoral fellow at DIMACS. Her research interests include combinatorics and geometry. Her first REU project is Computing Shift Equivalence.


Norman Yu
Norman Yu
Princeton
Shift Equivalence
DIMACS 2009
Doron Zeilberger

Doron Zeilberger

Department of Mathematics
Rutgers University
Website

Doron Zeilberger is a professor in the Department of Mathematics. His research interests include enumerative combinatorics and experimental mathematics. His first REU project studies the p-adic valuation of Eulerian sequences.


Marla Slusky
Marla Slusky
Rutgers
Eulerian Sequences
RU Math 2009

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