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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
Computational Medicine Program
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 at 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

Laryssa Abdala
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

Bryn Barker
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

Jordan Brown
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

Marshall Davey
PhD student, Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Kirsten Giesbrecht
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

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

Charles Talbot
PhD student, Department of Mathematics

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

Benjamin Vadala-Roth
PhD, Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2020
First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory

Fuhui Fang (jointly advised by M.G. Forest)
PhD, Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2020
First position: Microsoft

Jae Ho (Mike) Lee
PhD, Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2020
First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Institute for Computational Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Yanni Lai
PhD, Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2019
First position: Amazon

Aaron Barrett, 2014-2019
PhD, Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2019
First position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah

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

Undergraduate Students

Marc Rovner, 2018-2019
BS, Applied Mathematics and BS, Statistics and Analytics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2019

Raveena Kshatriya, 2017-2018
BA, Computer Science and Mathematics, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2018
First position: AIG

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

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

Visiting Faculty

Dan Yang, 2019-2020
Associate Professor, School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Visiting Graduate Students

Jianhua Qin, 2019-2020
PhD student, Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology

Research Rotation Students

Mikaela Pabon, 2019
BS student, Department of Physics, University of West Florida

Michael Chambers, 2017-2018
MD student, UNC School of Medicine