# 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.

### Alex Sprinston:

Alex Sprinston:

- Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at TAMU.
- Alex is a CAREER award winner, 2010.
- Alex gave a series of lectures to Elementary school children on robotics and other engineering subjects.

### 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 2nd 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

### Vibhor Srivastava:

Vibhor Srivastava:

- High school student at A&M Consolidated High School.
- Counselor at SEE-Math Camp and Organizer/Student at Math Circle.
- Vibhor maintains the website.