REU Research Summer 2015

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. Deanna Needell, Claremont McKenna College, Data Analysis
  • Prof. Blake Hunter, Claremont McKenna College, Data Analysis
  • Prof. Marcus Roper, UCLA Mathematics
  • Prof. Paul Weiss, UCLA Chemistry
  • Prof. Mark Cohen, UCLA Neuroscience
  • Prof. Stanley Osher, UCLA Mathematics
  • Prof. Thomas Laurent, Loyola Marymount Mathematics
  • Dr. Adina Ciomaga, Paris
  • Prof. Spring Berman, Arizona State Univ. Mechanical Engineering

    Projects, Participants, and Research Assistants for summer 2015

    Social media data - analysis and algorithms MS 3974

    - Blake Hunter mentor

  • Michael Boggess, Claremont McKenna College
  • Bo Jones, Claremont McKenna College
  • Katie Khuu, Univ. California Irvine (UC LEADS)
  • Eric Lai, Univ. California Irvine (grad student RA)

    Experiments and models of particle slurries - AML 3355

    - Jeffrey Wong and Li Wang mentors

  • Sarah Burnett, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Jesse Kreger, Occidental College
  • Hanna Kristensen, Pepperdine
  • Andrew Stocker, Univ. San Francisco
  • Stefani Wang, UCLA PhD student

    Hyperspectral Imagery - ACL 3rd Floor

    - Da Kuang mentor

  • Victoria Chayes, Bard College
  • Devin Dahlberg, UCSD
  • Stephanie Sanchez, UCLA
  • Alexandre Tiard, Grenoble Inst. Tech., graduate research assistant
  • Wei Zhu, graduate research assistant, UCLA

    Crime data - 7620 cubicles north

    - Matt Haberland mentor

  • Courtney Lee, UCLA
  • Miguel Hidalgo, UCLA
  • Erin Mills, USC
  • Hao Li (RA), UCLA
  • Miguel Camacho, graduate research assistant, UCLA

    Microscopy and image processing MS 3974

    - Adina Ciomaga mentor; Ricardo Salazar, Asst. Mentor

  • Kevin Bui, UCLA
  • Jacob Fauman, UCSB
  • David Kes, CSU Long Beach
  • Leticia Torres, Univ. San Francisco

    Fungal spore fluid dynamics - Roper Lab

    Project mentor and PI: Marcus Roper, Shyr-Shea Chang, grad student mentor
  • Joanna Perdomo, Harvey Mudd College
  • Lawrence Liu, USC
  • Kayla Bollinger, CSULB
  • Amal Duriseti, UCLA
  • Sierra Foshe, UCLA
  • Haoxuan Dou (RA), UCLA
  • Boya Song (RA), UCLA
  • Ivy Yi Yang (RA), UCLA

    Autonomous robots and cooperative tasks - AML 3355

    - Matt Haberland mentor, Sean Wilson, Fangbo Zhang, Asst. Mentors

  • Kathryn Dover, Harvey Mudd College
  • Robert Gevorkyan, UCLA
  • Matthew Lin, Harvey Mudd College
  • Michael Sheely, Harvey Mudd College

    Neuroscience Data MS 3974

    - Deanna Needell mentor

  • Samuel Birns, UCLA
  • Brianna Bohyun Kim, UC Irvine
  • Stephanie Ku, UCLA
  • Kevin Stangl, UCLA

    Network analysis - ACL 3rd Floor

    - Charlie Marshak and Puck Rombach mentors

  • Juan Carlos Apitz, CSU Long Beach
  • Milica Hadzi-Tanovic, Univ. San Francisco
  • Ritvik Kharkar, UCLA
  • Dillon Montag, Westmont College
  • Jessica Tran, UCLA (UC LEADS)

    Practical Compressive Signal Processing MS 3974

    Deanna Needell, mentor

  • Mindy Case, UCLA
  • Hao-Jun Michael Shi, UCLA
  • Xiaoyi (Ivy) Gu (RA), UCLA
  • Ruby Tushen (RA), UCLA

    Image Processing (Los Alamos National Lab) - 7620 cubicles south

    - Stamatios Lefkimmiatis mentor

  • Shuyang (Peter) Dai (RA), UCLA
  • Hengda Wen (RA), UCLA
  • Mandy Xia (RA), UCLA
  • Jack Zhang (RA), UCLA

    Models for Security and Patrol MS 3974

    - Chuntian Wang mentor

  • Nathan Geldner, Harvey Mudd College
  • Bo Li, Harvey Mudd College
  • Chaohao Pan (RA), UCLA
  • Yuqi Zhang (RA), UCLA

    Image and Data Classification MS 3974

    - Jing Qin mentor

  • Juan Carrillo, Loyola Marymount
  • Ye Tian (R), UCLA
  • Yandi Shen, CSST participant
  • Ziqi Xiong, Pomona
  • Biyi Fang, UCLA

    Questions about the program should be directed at Andrea Bertozzi (bertozzi@math.ucla.edu)

    Students going on to graduate school

  • Mindy Case, PhD program in Mathematics at Univ. Hawaii
  • Hao Li, PhD program in Applied Mathematics, UCLA
  • Brianna Bohyun Kim, PhD program in Applied Mathematics, UCLA
  • Sarah Burnett, PhD in Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Univ. of Maryland
  • Hao-Jun Michael Shi, Northwestern Univ. Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences PhD program
  • Jesse Kreger, UC Irvine PhD program in Mathematics (Math Bio)
  • Stephanie Ku, Ph D program in applied mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Mandy Xia, PhD program in Computer Science at Cornell
  • Bo Li, PhD program in Mathematics at UC Berkeley
  • Boya Song, PhD program in Applied Mathematics at MIT
  • Kevin Bui, Northwestern PhD Program in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
  • Jack Zhang, U Mass Amherst PhD program in Computer Science
  • Peter Dai, PhD program in EE at Duke University
  • Hangda Wen, PhD program at Univ. Toronto in Operations Research
  • Kevin Stangl, PhD program in Computer Science, Toyota Technical Institute Univ. of Chicago
  • Yuqi Zhang, Master program in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon
  • Matthew Lin, PhD student in Mathematics at UC Davis
  • Victoria Chayes, PhD program in Mathematics at Rutgers
  • Eric Lai, PhD program in Statistics at UC Irvine
  • Katrhyn Dover, PhD program in Mathematics, UC Irvine
  • Yandi Shen, PhD student Univ. of Washington
  • Devin Dahlberg, MBA Program at San Diego State University
  • Andrew Stocker, PhD program in Mathematics, Univ. Colorado Boulder
  • Samuel Birns, PhD program in Mathematics, Univ. Hawaii Manoa
  • Milica Hadzi-Tanovic, Masters program in Computer Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Biyi Fang, Ph D program in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern Univ.
  • Ruby Tushen, Northwestern PhD Program in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
  • Jacob Fauman, PhD program in Applied Mathematics, Univ. Colorado Boulder
  • Xiaoyi (Ivy) Gu, PhD program in Statistics at Carnegie Mellon U.

    Students who have gone on to industry

  • Matthew Molinare, Scientist at Arete Associates
  • Robert Gevorkyan, Software Developer at REAL Software Systems
  • Nathan Geldner, ORISE Fellow, CDC Atlanta
  • Katie Khuu, Software Development Engineer, Expedia
  • Jessica Tran, Software engineer, Amazon California
  • Ritvik Kharkar, Software engineer, Laserfiche
  • Miguel Hidalgo, Data Scientist/Software Engineer
  • Dillon Montag, Software engineer, QAD