# Organizers

### Phil Yasskin:

Phil Yasskin:

- Associate Professor of Mathematics, at TAMU
- Phil runs the Summer Educational Enrichment in Math (SEE-Math) program for gifted middle school students
- Program Director for the MAA Special Interest Group on Math Circles for Students and Teachers (SIGMAA-MCST)

### Guoliang Yu:

Guoliang Yu:

- Powell Chair in Mathematics and Professor of Mathematics, at TAMU.
- Prof. Yu is in charge of the problem-solving session.
- Prof. Yu’s research interests include non-commutative geometry, K-theory of operator algebras, index theory, topology and analysis of manifolds, and geometric group theory.

### Junehyuk Jung (JJ):

Junehyuk Jung (JJ):

- Assistant Professor of Mathematics, at TAMU.
- International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) Gold Medalist.
- Previously served as an instructor of Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program in Korea, and as an instructor of South Korean IMO team for several years.

### Wencai Liu:

Wencai Liu:

- Assistant Professor of Mathematics, at TAMU.
- Oversees and organizes our students participation in math competitions
- Wencai was a local organizer/representative of Tournament of the Towns Competition, Formula of Unity International Mathematics Competition, and Bay Area Math Olympiad (Irvine, 2016-2019).

### Kris Watkins:

Kris Watkins:

- Masters grad student in Mathematics at TAMU.
- Kris manages Math Circle events and attendance and maintains the website.

### John Weeks:

John Weeks:

- Currently 3rd year graduate student in the Mathematics Department at Texas A&M
- John also organizes the 30-Minute Activities for the Math Circle and is sometimes a Facilitator for the Math Circle