Welcome! I am a Ph.D Candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago. studying mathematics. I was formerly a Ph.D student at the University of Georgia from 2017-2020. My advisor is Benjamin Bakker.
Here is my CV.
Algebraic geometry, Hodge theory, singularities and moduli of Calabi-Yau and symplectic varieties, Hodge modules.
(February 3). I gave a talk on Hodge theory and singularities in UIC's graduate student colloquium.
This semester I am supported on Ben Bakker's grant.
(November 20). I gave a talk on Betti Numbers of Primitive Symplectic Varieties in ZOOMerFEST.
(October 29). I gave an expository talk on the Hodge theory of hypersurfaces at UGA's graduate algebraic geometry seminar (on zoom).
(October 14). I gave an expository talk on the Hodge theory of hyperkahler manifolds in UIC's graduate algebraic geometry seminar (on zoom).
I am a teaching assistant for three sections of math 118.
This semester I moved to UIC with my advisor Benjamin Bakker.
I gave a talk on singular symplectic varieties at the graduate student conference at UGA
I co-organized the graduate student summer conference at UGA.
(April 2020). I gave an expository talk on o-minimal geometry in algebraic geometry for the UGA graduate student seminar.
(February 6). I went over the Deligne-Illusie paper on degeneration of Hodge-to-de Rham with p^2 lifting in the CRAAG seminar.
(January 24,31). I gave an introduction to Riemann Surfaces in the SMARTS seminar.
I am serving as a mentor in the math department's DRP program.
I am teaching two sections of pre-calculus this semester
(October 23). I will be giving a talk in the topology student seminar on irreducible holomorphic symplectic varieties.
(September 24). I gave a talk on singularities in algebraic geometry in the graduate student seminar.
(September 20-22). I attended AGNES at Boston College.
(September 9-13). I attended a conference on o-minimal structures in algebraic geometry in Freiburg Germany.
I am organizing a seminar on modular curves and Shimura varieties.
This semester I am teaching math 1113. I am also the TA for math 4150 (complex analysis).
I am supported this summer through the AGANT RTG Grant (NSF DMS-1344994).
(May 16-24). I will be attending the 2019 Felix Klein Lectures on o-Minimal geometry and Hodge theory given by Ben Bakker at the Hausdorff Institute of Mathematics.
(May 6-10, 2019). I will be attending MSRI's conference on recent progress in moduli theory.
(May 1st, 2019). I passed(!) my oral exam and was admitted to candidacy. My committee consisted of B. Bakker (advisor), P. Clark, P. Engel, and D. Lorenzini. Here is my best recollection of the exam.
(April 4-6, 2019). I attended a conference on Moduli in Budapest at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics.
(March 31-April 9). I visited the ETH Zurich math department.
(March 25-29, 2019). I was invited to attend the MSRI's conference on derived algebraic geometry and its applications.
(February 11-15, 2019). I attended a conference on birational geometry and Hodge theory, as part of the CIRM's thematic month on complex geometry in Marseille, France. I was funded through the institution.
(January 25, 2019). I gave an introductory talk on intersection theory over algebraic surfaces in the graduate AG seminar.
(January 11-13, 2019). I attended a conference on complex algebraic geometry at UCSD. I was funded through the conference.
I organized the Graduate Algebraic Geometry Seminar this semester.
I am funded this semester through the math department's RTG grant.
I took my oral exam this semester. I am focusing on algebraic geometry (schemes, cohomology) and K3 surfaces. Here is my finalized oral exam syllabus.
(December 7-9, 2018). I attended a graduate workshop on moduli spaces and Bridgeland stability at UIC. I was funded through their FRG grant.
(November 16-18, 2018). I attended a graduate workshop on D-Modules and Hodge theory at UIC. I was funded through their NSF grant.
(November 9, 2018). I gave a talk on "Algebraic Geometry for Non-Algebraic Geometers" in SMARTS. I focused on the "big" problem of birational classes.
(November 7, 2018). I gave a talk on complex surfaces in the graduate topology seminar.
(October 30, 2018). I gave a talk on Serre GAGA in the graduate student seminar. Here are some notes.
(October 20, 2018). I volunteered at the annual high school math tournament.
(October 6-7). I attended the Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (WAGS) at the University of Oregon.
(August 9-10, 2018). I passed my third (real analysis, 3/4) and final (topology (MP), 4/4) qualifying exams!
I participated in the DRP again as Xinyu Shi's graduate mentor. We discussed elliptic curves.
I graded for Math 3100 (Sequences and Series) this semester, along with study hall.
(June 23-25, 2018). I attended a workshop on Higgs bundles at UIC.
I received funding this term through the RTG grant (NSF DMS-1344994).
(April 12, 2018). I lead a review session for the third precalculus midterm with Kellie Sappington, supported by the DAE.
(April 9, 2018). I gave a lecture in the "Rational Points" reading group on the classification of surfaces and Kodaira dimension. Here are some notes.
(March 18, 2018). I helped Kellie Sappington create a video series for a precalculus midterm through the DAE. Here is a link to the videos.
(March 6, 2018). I gave a talk in the K3 surfaces topics course. The lecture focused on singular abelian and K3 surfaces and was based primarily on the results of Shioda and Inose.
(February 23-25, 2018). I attended the Georgia algebraic geometry symposium (GAGS) at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
(January 24, 2018). I gave a lecture in the Hodge theory VRG on the finitude of the variation of Hodge structure. The talk was based on a paper of Deligne. Here is a loose translation of the relevant parts, as well as the lecture notes. The original paper (in French) can be found here.
(January 3, 2018). I passed my second qualifying exam (complex analysis, 2/4).
I served as one of the math department's representatives for the Division of Academic Enhancement (DAE), tutoring undergraduates in early college math courses.
I served as the graduate proctor for the precalculus lab.
(October 21, 2017). I volunteered at the UGA math tournament.
(September 26, 2017). I gave a talk at the graduate student seminar, titled "On the Casas-Alvero Conjecture for Univariate Polynomials over a Field of Characteristic 0." The talk was based on a 2007 paper.
(August 9, 2017). I passed my first qualifying exam (algebra, 1/4).
I graded homework, projects and midterms, and held office hours for two sections of math 3300 (Applied Linear Algebra). I also tutored during study hall for the department's undergraduates.
I served as the graduate proctor for the precalculus lab.
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