Research Mentors Summer 2013

Senior Faculty Oversight

  • Prof. Andrea Bertozzi, UCLA, Overall Program, contagion, microscopy, fluids, crime, networks
  • Prof. P. Jeffrey Brantingham, UCLA Anthropology, Crime models and networks
  • Prof. Jen-Mei Chang, California State Univ. Long Beach
  • Prof. Theodore Kolokolnikov, Dalhousie Univ. Halifax Canada
  • Prof. Tim Lucas, Pepperdine University
  • Prof. Stanley Osher, UCLA Mathematics, Image Processing and Sports Rankings
  • Prof. Marcus Roper, UCLA Mathematics, biological modeling
  • Prof. Paul Weiss, Director California NanoSystems Institute, microscopy
  • Prof. Mark Cohen, UCLA Neuroscience

    2013 Projects and Topics

  • Structure and dynamics on social networks
  • Video tracking of airborne toxins
  • Experiments and models of spiral concentrators for particle slurries
  • Methods for sports rankings
  • Contagion Modeling
  • Microscopy and image processing
  • Fungal spore fluid dynamics
  • Crime Modeling
  • Video tracking
  • Epilepsy diagnosis and functional MRI

    Project Mentors and Assistants 2013

  • Prof. Jen-Mei Chang, Asst. Prof. CSU Long Beach, Image Processing of Airborne toxins
  • Dr. Blake Hunter, PIC Instructor UCLA, Social Networks
  • Dr. James von Brecht, Postdoc UCLA, Social Networks
  • Prof. Theodore Kolokolnikov, Assoc. Prof. Dalhousie Univ. Canada
  • Dr. Aliki Mavromoustaki, CAM Postdoc, Fluid Dynamics
  • Dr. Scott McCalla, Asst. Adj. Prof. Crime Modeling
  • Dr. Braxton Osting, NSF Postdoc, Sports Rankings
  • Dr. Jesus Rosado, CAM Postdoc, Contagion
  • Dr. Tim Lucas, Asst. Prof. Pepperdine, Contagion and overall program
  • Dr. Yohann Tendero, Adj. Ass. Prof., Video Tracking
  • Dr. Jerome Gilles, Asst. Adj. Prof., Epilepsy and image processing
  • Dr. Dominique Zosso, CAM Postdoc, Microscopy
  • Dr. Emily Dressaire, Asst. Prof. Trinity College, Fungal Spores
  • Dr. Pamela Douglas, Postdoc, Neuroscience, UCLA (Epilepsy)
  • Dr. Nestor Guillen, Hedrick Asst. Prof, UCLA (Sports Rankings)
  • Wesley Kerr, PhD Student Biomathematics, Epilepsy Models
  • Ekaterina Merkurjev, PhD Student Mathematics, Large Data problems and Image processing (general)
  • Chris White, PhD Student Mathematics (U Texas Austin), Large Data Problems (general)
  • Jeffrey Wong, PhD Student Mathematics, Slurry Flow
  • Kaitlyn Hood, PhD student Mathematics, Fungal Spores
  • Guillaume Tochon, Doctoral Student Univ. Grenoble, Hyperspectral Imaging (airborne Toxins)

    Project Participants 2013

    Contagion Modeling

  • Douglas de Jesus, UCLA
  • Daniel Moyer, UCLA
  • Junyuan Lin, Pepperdine
  • Lingge Li, Pomona

    Crime Modeling

  • Beatrice Siercke, UCLA
  • Dong Kun, UCLA
  • Matthew Wilber, Harvey Mudd College
  • Yunbai Cao, UCLA

    Particle Slurries

  • Gilberto Urdaneta, UCLA
  • Kaiwen Huang, UCLA
  • Matthew Hin, Harvey Mudd College
  • Shreyas Kumar, Harvey Mudd College

    Fungal Spores

  • Thomas Curran, UCLA
  • Lisa Yamada, Trinity College
  • Matthew Molinare, UCLA
  • Yuxi Lin, UCLA
  • Junius Santoso, Trinity College

    Social Networks and Large Data Sets

  • Ryan de Vera, CSULB
  • Brian de Silva, UCLA
  • Juhyun Kim, UCLA
  • Jason Bello, UCLA
  • Jerry Luo, UCLA
  • Mindy Case, UCLA
  • John Wu UCLA
  • Qui Pham, CSULB
  • Paul-Christopher Chavy-Waddy, Dalhousie Univ. Canada

    Sports Rankings

  • Peter Elliott, UCLA
  • Kyle Shan, Harvey Mudd
  • Yingjie Yu, UCLA
  • Matthew Owen, Pitzer College

    Airborne Toxins

  • Jor-el Briones, UCLA
  • Justin Sunu, CSULB
  • Sihan Chen, UCLA
  • Kevin Bui Viet, UCLA

    Microscopy

  • Rodrigo Alfredo Rios, UCLA
  • Yu "Dan Zhou", Caltech
  • Daniel Lander, Pepperdine
  • Matthew Vollmer, UC Davis

    Epilepsy and functional MRI

  • Kaitlin Navarro, UCLA
  • Kathryn Heal, UCLA
  • Eddie Yan, UCLA
  • Margalit Wollner, UCLA

    Image Processing and Video Tracking

  • Mitchell Horning, Harvey Mudd
  • Yuxin Chen, Dalhousie Univ. Canada
  • Liberty Shee, UCLA
  • Teresa Bufford, UCLA

    Students who have gone on to graduate school

  • Peter Elliott, PhD program in Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Yuxin Chen, PhD program in Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University
  • Brian de Silva, Ph D program in Applied Mathematics, Univ. Washington
  • Kathryn Heal, PhD program in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
  • Anna Ma, Joint PhD program in Computational Science, Claremont Graduate University and San Diego State University
  • Justin Sunu, Joint PhD program in Computational Science, Claremont Graduate University and San Diego State University
  • Sihan Chen, Univ. of Chicago M. S. Program Statistics
  • Gilberto Urdaneta, UC Berkeley Masters in Chemical Engineering
  • Daniel Moyer, USC PhD program in Computer Science
  • Kun Dong, PhD program in Applied Mathematics, Cornell University
  • Jerry Luo, PhD program in Mathematics, University of Arizona
  • Junyuan Lin, PhD student in Mathematics at Tufts University
  • Jor-el Briones, PhD program in Mathematics and Computational Science, Mathematics,and Engineering at UCSD
  • Kevin Bui, Northwestern PhD Program in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
  • John Wu, Masters program at NYU in Scientific Computing
  • Daniel Lander, Medical School at Washington University in St Louis
  • Yunbai Cao, PhD program in Mathematics at Univ. Wisconsin
  • Matthew Hin, PhD program in Applied Mathematics at Cornell
  • Lisa Yamada, PhD program in EE at Stanford
  • Thomas Curran, Masters Program in Biomechanics at Northwestern U.
  • Eddie Yan, University of Washington CSE PhD program
  • Junius Santoso, Worcester Polytechnic Institute PhD program in Robotics Engineering
  • Mindy Case, PhD program in Mathematics at Univ. Hawaii
  • Lingge Li, PhD program in Statistics, UC Irvine
  • Paul-Christopher Chavy-Waddy, Master of Arts in Economics, Univ. Toronto
  • Kaiwen Huang, Master in Computer Science, UCLA

    Students who have gone on to industry

  • Kaitlyn Navarro, Engineering Resident Program, Google
  • Ryan de Vera, Data Scientist at Benefitfocus
  • Teresa Bufford, Programmer Analyst, Boeing St. Louis
  • Liberty Shee, Application Consultant at Vista Entertainment Solutions
  • Shreyas Kumar, Software Engineer, LiveRamp
  • Matt Vollmer, VSP Global, Software Engineer
  • Yu "Dan" Zhou, Quantitative Strategist at Goldman Sachs
  • Beatrice Siercke, Acoustic Engineer at BridgeNet International
  • Kyle Shan, PAAMCO, Irvine, CA
  • Douglas de Jesus, Application Developer REAL Software Systems, Santa Cruz
  • Matthew Molinare, Scientist at Arete Associates
  • Gilberto Urdaneta, Production Engineer, DSM Biomedical, Berkeley CA
  • Matthew Owen, Application support engineer, Epic, Madison Wisc.
  • Yuxi Lin, iOS Developer at mobileforming
  • Matthew Wilber, Software Engineer at Wealthfront Inc.