Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics
E-mail: lpc49 [at] cornell [dot] edu
Advisor: John Smillie
Collaborators: Hyungryul Baik
Photo credit: Élise Goujard. Negev Desert, Israel.
Activities and Leadership
Year 2014/2015: Vice President of External Relations at the Cornell Graduate Consulting Club
Spring 2015: Coorganizer of the Math department Spring Concert (with Smaranda Sandu)
Fall 2014: Created a Twitter account for my Math 1110 class. Every day I post a new problem, first answers get free candy
Year 2014/2015: Initiated and managed a mentorship program for new graduate students in the Mathematics Department, Cornell University
Year 2014/2015: Dynamical Systems Seminar coorganizer (with Valente Ramirez), Cornell University
2014 Sep 7: Mathematics Department fall picnic coorganizer, Cornell University
Fall 2013: Created and comanaged a mailing list for social events, ICERM, Brown University
Year 2012/2013: Computer lab liaison, Cornell University.
2015 Dec 15: Non-affine horocycle orbit closures on strata of translation surfaces: new examples (PhD defense), Cornell University
2015 Jan 30: Dynamics of the horocycle flow on H(1,1). Dynamical systems seminar, Cornell University
2014 Aug 7: Geometric limits of cyclic subgroups of PSL(2, R). ICM Satellite Conference on Geometric Group Theory and Geometric Structures, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
2013 Aug 15: Enumeration of nilpotent loops of order 2q, up to isotopy. Third Mile High Conference on Non-Associative Mathematics, University of Denver [beamer]
2013 Apr 26: Exponential drift: a Ratner-type argument for discrete groups. Dynamical systems seminar, Cornell University
2011 Nov 11: The space of 1-generator closed subgroups of PSL(2, R) and its boundary, part 2. Kleinian group seminar, Cornell University
2011 Nov 4: The space of 1-generator closed subgroups of PSL(2, R) and its boundary, part 1. Kleinian group seminar, Cornell University
8 other talks in graduate seminars.
Papers and notes (all can be found on Arxiv)
Non-affine horocycle orbit closures on strata of translation surfaces: new examples, PhD dissertation. You can find a short introduction to my work here.
Rotational component spaces for infinite-type translation surfaces, with A. Randecker and C. Wu. Under review
The Space of Geometric Limits of Abelian Subgroups of PSL(2, C), with H. Baik [poster]. To appear in HMJ
The Space of Geometric Limits of One-generator Closed Subgroups of PSL(2, C), with H. Baik. Published in AGT
Enumeration of nilpotent loops up to isotopy. Published in CMUC
Fall 2015: Intro to Topology, MATH 4530 (Grader)
Spring 2015: Calculus 1, MATH 1110 (Head TA)
Fall 2014: Calculus 1, MATH 1110 (Instructional TA)
Spring 2014: Complex Analysis, Math 6120 (Grader, Graduate-level)
Spring 2013: Introduction to Analysis, MATH 3110 (Grader)
Fall 2012: Linear Algebra for Engineers, MATH 2940 (Recitation TA).
Fall 2011: Olivetti egg award, for best Olivetti presentation
Year 2011-2012: Cornell Graduate School Recruiting Fellowship.
2011-present: Ph.D. Candidate in the Graduate School of Mathematics, Cornell University
2010-2011: Mastère 1, Mathematics, Université de Nantes
2009-2010: Licence 3, Mathematics, Université Lille 1
2008-2009: Licence 3, Mathematics, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (did not pass)
2006-2008: C.P.G.E, Lycée Fabert, Metz.