10/20/2011: Postdocs Remember Grad Life I (flyer)
Alejandra Alvarado is a visiting assistant professor at Purdue. She earned her Ph.D. in mathematics from Arizona State University. The core of her research is in investigating arithmetic progressions on elliptic curves. Other research interests lie in elliptic curve cryptography and K-12 math education. She has received NSF VIGRE fellowship and Sloan fellowship among others. She has been a Graduate Student Mentor in EDGE program, which aims at strengthening the abilities of women to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical sciences.
Liz Vivas is a Golomb assistant professor at Purdue. She earned her Ph.D. in mathematics from University of Michigan. Her research interests are in several complex variables, holomorphic dynamics and complex geometry. She has received several fellowships from University of Michigan and medals in math Olympiads in Latin America as well as the silver medal in International Mathematical Olympiad. She's also been a trainer of the Peruvian team for International Mathematical Olympiads.
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