Commencement

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS

2020 COMMENCEMENT ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Awards, as well as Teaching Awards, 

can be found on our Honors & Awards website.



CANDIDATES FOR THE M.A. DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS

Jingyi "Frank" Wang

Moor Xu

 

CANDIDATES FOR THE PH.D. DEGREE IN LOGIC AND THE METHODOLOGY OF SCIENCE

Russell Ahmed-Buehler

A Logical Theory of Confirmation 


James Walsh  

Reflection Principles and Ordinal Analysis



CANDIDATES FOR THE PH.D. DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS

Frank Ban

Sketches and Traces

 

Alexander Bertoloni Meli

The Local Langlands Correspondence, Rapoport-Zink Spaces, and Shimura Varieties

 

Madeline Brandt

Tropical Geometry of Curves

 

Christopher Eur

The Geometry of Divisors on Matroids

 

Archit Kulkarni

Random Matrix Theory in Numerical Linear Algebra

 

Kyeong Sik Nam

Singular stochastic differential equations with elliptic and hypoelliptic diffusions

 

Mohandas Pillai

Global, Non-scattering Solutions to Energy Critical Geometric Wave Equations

 

Alexander Sherman

Spherical and Symmetric Supervarieties

 

Ben Wormleighton    

Numerics and stability for orbifolds with applications to symplectic embeddings

 

Mengyuan Zhang

Liaison of curves and bundles

 

Yue Zhang

Guts, Dehn Fillings and Volumes of Hyperbolic Manifolds



CANDIDATES FOR THE B.A DEGREE IN MATHEMATICS

Neeknaz Abari

Ghazal Al Awad

Isabella Arreola

Aidan Benjamin Backus

Herman Bathla

Emily Blumenthal

Patrick Chao

Ho Yin Chau

Shamin Chowdhury

Andrew Michael DeLapo

Jiahan Du

Irving Fang

Emily Fleming

Andrew Gao

Anna Frances Harbison

Samuel Hsu

Jason Ji

Tae Hyung Kim

Isaac Langer

Jaeyoung Lew

Joshua Lin

Audrey Lynn Litvak

Hunter Martin

Ning McKenzie

Amit Millo

Ashley Nguyen

Nicholas Park

Shein Lin Phyo

Nikhil Henry Bukowski Sahoo

Willis Silliman

Braxton Silva

Sequoia Snow

Sreyoun Sok

Adam Stafford

Kimball Strong

Alessandro Varieschi

Jeanie Won

Jeff Xu

Zitong Yang

Matvey Yutin

Yue Zhang

Yunzhi Zhang

Shaina Zuber

Joshua Yuen

 

CANDIDATES FOR THE B.A DEGREE IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Sahara Farah Abdi

Hawraa Al Asadi

Maryam Ali

Sabrina An

Henry Ang

Lilit Bazikyan

Thomas Beck

Alice Cao

Stone Chen

Austin Cheng

Farhan Chowdhury

Elizabeth Coda

Jingyi Cui

Rachel Cusack

Emma Davies-Hogg

Yuanzhen Deng

Alexa M DiDio

Jeffrey Ehlers

Olivia Nicole Frances

Juliette Franzman

Edward Gao

Hang Gao

Valeria Garcia

Matin Ghavamizadeh

Armin Gholami

Samantha Griffith

Zhitong Guan

Alexander Hajir

Meng Han

Alice Hayashi

Spencer Mowdy Hill

Camille Hillion

Lauren Hong

Xiang (Jack) Ji

Jingjing Jia

Chloe Jiang

Aprillia Judokusumo

Yingxin Kang

Jonas Ernő Katona

Gevorg Khandamiryan

Dokyun Kim 

Keonhee Kim

Mina Kim

Wonho Ko

Kirsten Kulhanek

Mary Kathryn Larson

Claire Lee

Aaron Li

Cathy Li

Jiarui Li

Zhaosheng Li

Zihao Li

Erin Liao

Finian Thomas Lickona

Jierui Lin

Abby Liu

Shuqi Liu

Shuxia Liu

Zishen Liu

Stephanie Ines Lopez

Hubert Luo

Jacob Lyons

Yu Ma

Aviel McDermott

Kate McDowall

Vinay Narayanan

Ellese Nguyen

Alessandro Ortenblad

Defne Ozkan

Madalyn Pahati

Christina Ju-Young Park

Alejandro Pelcastre-Ramirez

Alex Popescu

Ameet Annasaheb Rahane

Mia Ann Rogers

Aaron Scott

Tim Sellers

Vishal Sethi

Yong-Chan Shin

Tanvi Shinkre

Ishira Shrivatsa

Patrick Sicurello

Xiaowen Sun

Daniel Suryakusuma

Alicia Tsai

Vibha Vadlamani

Rishi Veerapaneni

Janaki Vivrekar

Holly Whittaker

Emily Wicks

Drake Wong

Mutong Wu

Yifan Wu

Shuting Xie

Jingyi Xu

Zijun Xu

Wilson Yan

Qiaoan Yang

Zesen Ying

Wenting Zhang

Zoey Zhu

Simon Zhuang

Mingyan Zou



UNDERGRADUATE HONORS PROGRAM

The requirements for graduation in the Honors Program are:

  • An overall grade point average of at least 3.3 in all courses taken at the University and a grade point average of at least 3.5 in the upper-division and graduate courses used for the major. For the Fall 2019 graduation term high honors required a minimum upper-division and graduate GPA of 3.870 and highest honors required a minimum upper-division and graduate GPA of 3.959.  For the Spring 2020 graduation term, high honors required a minimum upper-division and graduate GPA of 3.820 and highest honors required a minimum upper-division and graduate GPA of 3.909.

  • Completion of Math 196, in which the student writes a Senior Thesis, or completion of two graduate courses with a grade of at least A- in each.

  • The recommendation of the Head Major Adviser.

The Department of Mathematics is pleased to recognize the following students as candidates for the Mathematics Honors Program:

 

Fall 2019 Graduation Term

Isabel Audrey Honda *

Andrew Lu ***

Aditya Mishra ***

Joseph Pagadora ***

Shichun Wang ***

Jeremy Wayland * 

 

Spring 2020 Graduation Term

Aidan Benjamin Backus ***

Ryan Sander Brill **

Joseph Liang Chen ***

Andrew Michael DeLapo *

Gurkiran Singh Dhaliwal ***

Jiahan Du ***

Emily Taylor Fleming ***

Hang Gao *

Samuel Hsu ***

Xiang (Jack) Ji ***

Yuhan (Michelle) Jiang ***

Aprillia Judokusumo ***

Jonas Ernő Katona ***

James Leng ***

Jiarui Li **

Jierui Lin ***

Joshua Z. Lin ***

Jonathan Liu *

Yu Ma ***

Eleanor Mcspirit ***

Nicholas Park ***

Alan Rosenthal ***

Nikhil Henry Bukowski Sahoo ***

Tal Shachaf ***

Sequoia Snow *

Kimball Strong ***

Robert W. Sweeney *

Jeff Xu ***

Zitong Yang ***

Borong Zhang **

Yucheng Zhang **

Simon Zhuang ***



* Honors ** High Honors *** Highest Honors