Faculty

Boyce Griffith
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Physical Sciences
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Carolina Center for Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics
McAllister Heart Institute
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Curriculum Vitae (updated October 8, 2018)
Citations (Google Scholar)
PhD, Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, 2005
BS, Computer Science, Rice University, 2000
BA, Computational and Applied Mathematics and Mathematics, Rice University, 2000

Lab Manager

Margaret Anne Smith
BA, Neuroscience (Math Minor), Smith College, 2017

Postdoctoral Researchers

Ebrahim (Amin) Kolahdouz
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Buffalo, 2015
MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2009
BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2007

Saad Qadeer
PhD, Applied Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, 2018
BS, Mathematics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, 2013

Simone Rossi
PhD, Computational and Applied Mathematics, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne and Instituto Superior Técnico, 2014
Laurea Magistrale, Physics – Geophysics, Università degli Studi di Milano, 2009
Laurea Triennale, Physics, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, 2007

David Wells
PhD, Mathematics, Virginia Tech, 2015
MS, Applied Mathematics, Virginia Tech, 2013
BS, Applied Mathematics, Virginia Tech, 2011
BS, Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2011

Graduate Students

Aaron Barrett (jointly advised with M.G. Forest)
PhD student, Department of Mathematics
BS, Mathematics, Tulane University, 2014

Jordan Brown
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

Fuhui Fang (jointly advised with M.G. Forest)
PhD student, Department of Mathematics
BS, Applied Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2016

Yanni Lai (jointly advised with S. Rossi)
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

Jae Ho (Mike) Lee
PhD student, Department of Mathematics
Intern, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2013-2014
BA, Applied Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, 2013

Robert Hunt (jointly advised with R. Camassa and R.M. McLaughlin)
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

Charles Talbot
PhD student, Department of Mathematics
Master’s of Mathematical Sciences, Computational Sciences, Ohio State University, 2013
BS, Mathematics and Physics, University of Connecticut, 2011

Benjamin Vadala-Roth (jointly advised with S. Rossi)
PhD student, Department of Mathematics
BA, Mathematics, Boston University, 2014

Undergraduate Students

Marc Rovner
BS student, Department of Mathematics and BS student, Department of Statistics and Operations Research

Alumni

Postdoctoral Researchers
Charles Puelz, 2017-2018
First position: Courant Instructor/Assistant Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Amneet Bhalla, 2014-2016
First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Applied Numerical Algorithms Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Present: Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University

Vittoria Flamini, 2011-2014
First position: Industry Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, New York University Tandon School of Engineering

Jordan Fisher, 2011-2012
First position: Project Manager, U.S. Security and Exchange Commission

Paul Hand, 2009-2010
First position: Instructor, Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Present: Assistant Professor, Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, Northeastern University

Graduate Students
Michael Chambers, 2017-2018
Present: MD student, UNC School of Medicine

Donald Duo Zhao, 2015
MS, Computer Science and Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2015
First position: Software Engineer, Google

Undergraduate Students
Elijah DeLee, 2016-2018
BS, Applied Mathematics (with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction), UNC-Chapel Hill, 2018 (honors thesis advisee)
First position: RedHat, Inc.

Raveena Kshatriya
BA, Computer Science and Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2018
First position: AIG

Ali Hasan, 2015-2017
BS, Applied Mathematics (with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction), UNC-Chapel Hill, 2017 (honors thesis advisee)
First position: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Present: PhD student, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

Skyler Jones, 2014-2016
BS, Mathematics and BA, Communication Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2017
First position: MD student, University of Alabama School of Medicine