|New Faculty: Kumar, Lee, Li, Salch, Leirstein and Preisler
We are pleased to welcome several new members to the department.
Rohini Kumar received her PhD in 2009 from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison under the direction of Timo Seppalainen. She is
a probabilist. Rohini has been a postdoctoral fellow for the past
two years in the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Kyungyong Lee received his PhD in 2008 from the University of
Michigan where he worked with Robert Lazarsfeld. He is an algebraic
geometer whose work involves commutative algebra and combinatorics.
Kyungyong has held postdoctoral positions at Purdue and Connecticut.
Hengguang Li received his PhD from Penn State in 2008 under Victor
Nistor and Ludmil Zikatanov. He has been an IMA postdoc for the
past year. Prior to that he held a postdoctoral position at Syracuse
University. Hengguang is an applied mathematician who specializes
in numerical methods.
Andrew Salch did his doctoral work at Rochester with Douglas Ravenel.
He graduated in 2008 and has done postdoctoral work at Johns Hopkins
for the past three years. Andrew is an algebraic topologist with
a broad range of interests.
We also welcome two new lecturers to our faculty, Christopher
Leirstein and Daniel Preisler. Many of us know Chris and Dan from
their student days here as well as from their more recent work in