J. Andrew Newman, Ph.D.

About

Since September 2018, I have been a postdoc with the research training group Facets of Complexity working as part of the Discrete Mathematics and Geometry group at Techniche Universität Berlin.

My research interests are in probability and combinatorics, especially randomness in the context of topology and geometry.


Contact Information

Email: newman [at] math [dot] tu-berlin [dot] de

Phone: +49 (0)30 314 - 25819

Office: Institut für Mathematik, MA 6-2, TU Berlin, Office 619, Straße des 17. Juni 136, 10623 Berlin


Research


Education

  • Ph.D. , Mathematics. Completed July 2018. The Ohio State University. Dissertation: Torsion in Homology of Random Simplicial Complexes. Advisor: Prof. Matthew Kahle.
  • MA, Mathematics. Completed June 2013. Miami University. Advisor: Prof. Tao Jiang.
  • BA, Mathematics. Completed January 2011. Franklin College.


Invited Talks

  • On the evolution of random simplicial complexes. Computational Topology Seminar. Technische Universität München. February 15, 2019.
  • Small simplicial complexes with large torsion in homology. Combinatorics and Graph Theory Seminar. Discrete Geometry Seminar. Freie Universität Berlin. November 28, 2018.
  • The integer homology threshold in random simplicial complexes. Discrete Geometry Seminar. Freie Universität Berlin. November 22, 2018.
  • Small simplicial complexes with large torsion in homology. Facets of Complexity Monday Lecture. Technische Universität Berlin. June 4, 2018. (Slides)
  • Torsion in homology of random complexes. Topology, Geometry, and Data Analysis Seminar. Ohio State University. April 10, 2018.
  • Small simplicial complexes with prescribed torsion in homology. Combinatorics and Probability Seminar. Ohio State University. September 28, 2017.
  • Torsion in homology of random 2-complexes. Stochastic Topology Seminar. ICERM. October 12, 2016.