Ph. D. Mathematics, New York University, Advisor: C. Newman and D. Stein, 2009.

B. S. E. Computer Engineering, B. S. Mathematics, University of Florida, 2004.


Georgia Tech

Professor, 2022-

Associate Professor, 2017-2022

Assistant Professor, 2015-2017

Indiana University, Bloomington

Assistant Professor, 2013-2016

Princeton University

Instructor, 2010-2013

NSF postdoctoral research fellow, 2009-2012

Awards and grants

Kavli fellow (National Academy of Sciences), 2019

NSF grants

DMS grant, Critical and subcritical growth models, 2021-2024

CAREER grant, Distances in random media, 2016-2022

DMS grant, Random spatial systems and ground states of short-range spin glasses, 2013-2016

postdoctoral research fellowship, 2009-2012

LexisNexis Dean's award, Georgia Tech, 2016

Trustees teaching award, IU, 2014

Invited talks

10 invited minicourses, 37 invited conference or colloquium talks, 47 invited seminar talks

Conferences organized

Mathematics Research Communities, Rhode Island, Summer 2019

Recent trends in continuous and discrete probability, Georgia Tech, Summer 2018

AMS joint math meetings short course on random growth models, Atlanta, Jan. 2017

AIM workshop, first-passage percolation and related models, Aug. 2015

Seymour Sherman conference, Indiana, May 2015


Current postdocs: Alperen Ă–zdemir

Past postdocs: Xuan Wang, Jack Hanson, Gerandy Brito

Current Ph. D. students: David Harper, Joshua Marsh

Past Ph. D. students: Wai-Kit Lam, Bounghun Bock

Current masters students: Bencheng Li

Past masters students: Yuanzhe Ma, Jiaheng Li