Previous Postdocs

2020-2021:

Name Ph.D Institution Mentor Research Interests Email (@cmsa.fas.harvard.edu)
Omri Ben-Eliezer Tel Aviv University Madhu Sudan Theoretical computer science omribene
Wei Gu Viriginia Tech Shing-Tung Yau String Theory, Topological Field Theory, Mirror Symmetry, Theoretical Physics weigu
Daniel Junghans Leibniz Universitaet Hannover Cumrun Vafa Mathematical physics, quantum graphs, and spectral geometry; string theory djunghans
Kenji Kawaguchi MIT Horng-Tzer Yau Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning theory, Deep Learning theory kk
Enno Keßler Max Planck Institute for Mathematics Shing-Tung Yau Geometric description of supersymmetric sigma models; Super Geometry, Super Riemann Surfaces ek
Yoosik Kim University of Wisconsin at Madison Shing-Tung Yau symplectic geometry, Floer theory, mirror symmetry, and integrable systems. yoosik
Moran Koren Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Scott Kominers Math finance and economics; Market Design mkoren
Tsung-Ju Lee National Taiwan University Shing-Tung Yau Agebraic geometry tjlee
Rongxiao Mi Unviersity of Michigan Shing-Tung Yau Algebraic geometry rongxiao
Du Pei Caltech Shing-Tung Yau Invariants of 3- and 4-manifolds, Higgs bundles, mirror symmetry, categorification, conformal field theory and TQFT, dynamics of, supersymmetric gauge theories, various other topics in mathematical physics. dpei
Itamar Shamir Weizmann Institute of Science Shing-Tung Yau Supersymmetry and high energy; Boundary conformal field theory, BH entropy through localization ishamir
Yun Shi University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Shing-Tung Yau Algebraic Geometry, Donaldson-Thomas theory, Pandharipande-Thomas theory, stability conditions yshi
Michael Simkin Hebrew University of Jerusalem Israel Shing-Tung Yau Combinatorics; Probabilistic Combinatorics msimkin
Ryan Thorngren UC Berkeley Shing-Tung Yau Quantum condensed matter system and high energy theory; mathematical physics, topological phases of matter ryan.thorngren
Sergiy Verstyuk University of Chicago Scott Kominers Econometrics and quantitative economics; Economics, Finance, Machine Learning verstyuk
Juven Wang MIT Shing-Tung Yau Ultra Unification, Theoretical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, High Energy Physics, Mathematical Physics, Quantum Field Theory jw
Yifan Wang MIT Shing-Tung Yau String theory, supersymmetric and conformal quantum field theories, scattering amplitudes,holographic dualities, integrable systems, mathematical physics yifanw
Tianqi Wu NYU Shing-Tung Yau Discrete and computational geometry, complex analysis, discrete riemamm surfaces, and coupled dynamical systems on networks tianqi
Thérèse (Yingying) Wu UT Austin Shing-Tung Yau Graph cohomology, Comparison Theorems of Phylogenetic Spaces and Algebraic Fans; Differential Geometry and Mathematical Biology ywu
Changji Xu University of Chicago Horng-Tzer Yau Probability theory cxu
Yang Zhou Stanford University Shing-Tung Yau Algebraic geometry yangzhou

2019-2020

Name  PhD Institution Research Interests Mentor Office Phone Email (@cmsa.fas.harvard.edu)
Aghil Alaee Memorial University of Newfoundland Differential geometry and geometric inequalities, general relativity(GR) and black holes,partial differential equations. Shing-Tung Yau 115 6-7485 aghil.alaee
Shulaing Bai University of South Carolina Combinatorics and graph theory and their applications Shing-Tung Yau 109 6-7495 sbai525
Wei Gu Virginia Tech  String Theory, Topological Field Theory, Mirror Symmetry Shing-Tung Yau 116 5-0703 weigu
Nishanth Gudapati Albert Einstein Institute Mathematical General Relativity, Differential Geometry, PDE Applications of Harmonic Analysis Shing-Tung Yau 115 5-7485 nishanth.gudapati
Enno Keßler  Max Planck Institute for Mathematics Geometric description of supersymmetric sigma models   115 6-7485 ek
Yoosik Kim University of Wisconsin at Madison symplectic geometry, Floer theory, mirror symmetry, and integrable systems Bong Lian 116 5-0703 yoosik
Tsung-Ju Lee National Taiwan University Algebraic Geometry Shing-Tung Yau 109 6-7495 tjlee
Kyle Luh Yale University Random matrix theory, random graphs and probabilistic combinatorics Shing-Tung Yau & Horng-Tzer Yau 106 6-7482 kluh
Michael McBreen University of Toronto Algebraic geometry and representation theory. Shing-Tung Yau 115 6-7485 mcbreen
Rongxiao Mi University of Michigan Algebraic Geometry  Shing-Tung Yau 116 5-0703 rongxiao
Du Pei Caltech invariants of 3- and 4-manifolds, Higgs bundles, mirror symmetry, categorification, conformal field theory and TQFT, dynamics of, supersymmetric gauge theories, various other topics in mathematical physics Shing-Tung Yau 109 5-4916 dpei 
Yun Shi University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Algebraic Geometry, Donaldson-Thomas theory, Pandharipande-Thomas theory Shing-Tung Yau 116 5-0703 yshi
Bogdan Stoica Caltech Interface of gravity, quantum field theory and information theory Shing-Tung Yau 115 6-7485 bstoica
Ryan Thorngren UC Berkeley Mathematical Physics Shing-Tung Yau 106 6-7482 ryan.thorngren
Sergiy Verstyuk University of Chicago   Scott Kominers 107 5-4916 verstyuk
Juven Wang MIT Theoretical physics, Condensed matter physics, Mathematical physics Shing-Tung Yau 107 5-4916 jw
Yifan Wang MIT String theory, supersymmetric and conformal quantum field theories, scattering amplitudes, holographic dualities, integrable systems, mathematical physics. Shing-Tung Yau 116 5-0703 yifanw
Tianqi Wu NYU Discrete and computational geometry, complex analysis, discrete Riemamm surfaces, and coupled dynamical systems on networks Shing-Tung Yau 115 6-7485 Tianqi
Yingying Wu UT Austin Comparison Theorems of Phylogenetic Spaces and Algebraic Fans Shing-Tung Yau 106 67482 ywu
Yang Zhou Stanford University Algebraic geometry  Shing-Tung Yau 109 6-74916 yangzhou
Xiaojue Zhu University of Twente Fluid mechanics Michael Brenner 109 6-74916 xzhu

 

2018-2019

HMS Simons Postdocs

Name PhD Institution Research Interests Mentor Office Phone Email

(@cmsa.fas.harvard.edu)

Hansol Hong

Seoul National University

Symplectic Geometry, Homological Mirror Symmetry

Shing-Tung Yau

116

5-0703

hhong
Dingxin Zhang Brandeis University algebra, algebraic topology, algebraic number theory and algebraic geometry 116 5-0703 dingxin
Jingyu

Zhao

Columbia University Symplectic topology and mirror symmetry 116 5-0703 jzhao

Research Associates

Name PhD Institution Research Interests Mentor Office Phone Email

(@cmsa.fas.harvard.edu)

Jörn Boehnke University of Chicago Computational Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Big Data Scott Kominers 107 5-4916 boehnke

Other Postdocs

Name PhD Institution Mentor Research Interests Office Phone Email

(@cmsa.fas.harvard.edu)

Aghil Alaee University of Toronto Shing-Tung Yau Differential geometry 115 6-7485 aghil.alaee
Shuliang Bai University of South Carolina Shing-Tung Yau Graph theory, combinatorics, spectral graph theory, extremal problems on hypergraphs and posets, partially ordered sets, graph-coloring, probabilistic methods, algebraic graph theory 109 6-7495 sbai525
Dennis Borisov University of Göttingen Artan Sheshmani differential geometry 116 5-0703 dennis.borisov
Nishanth Gudapati Yale Shing-Tung Yau Nonlinear wave equations, differential geometry, mathematical general relativity 115 6-7485 nishanth.gudapati
Enno Kessler Max Planck Institute for Mathematics Geometric description of supersymmetric sigma models 115 6-7485 ek
Tsung-Ju Lee National Taiwan University Shing-Tung Yau Algebraic Geometry 109 6-7495 tjlee
Kyle Luh Harvard Horng-Tzer Yau & Shing-Tung Yau random matrix theory, random graphs and probabilistic combinatoric 106 6-7482 kluh
Salem Al Mosleh UMass Amherst Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan soft matter physics and cosmology 106 6-7482 smosleh
Sergiy Verstyuk University of Chicago Scott Kominers 107 5-4916 verstyuk
Tianqi Wu NYU Shing-Tung Yau  Discrete and computational geometry, complex analysis, discrete Riemamm surfaces, and coupled dynamical systems on networks 112 tianqi
Yang Zhou Stanford Shing-Tung Yau 109 6-7495 yangzhou
Xiaojue Zhu University of Twente Shing-Tung Yau Fluid mechanics 109 6-7495

Before 2018

Name PhD Institution Research Interests Mentor
Aruna Kesavan Pennsylvania State University Gravity, General Relativity Shing-Tung Yau
Can Kozcaz University of Washington Topological String Theory, Supersymmetric Gauge Theories Shing-Tung Yau
Yuchen Pei University of Warwick (UK) Algebraic Combinatorics, Stochastic Integrable Systems, Random Matrix Theory Horng-Tzer Yau
Burkhard Schwab ETH Zurich (Switzerland) Theoretical High Energy Physics Andrew Strominger
Philippe Sosoe Princeton University Probability, Partial Differential Equations, Analytic Methods in Statistical Physics Horng-Tzer Yau
Wenbin Yan State University at Stony Brook, State University of New York Supersymmetric Gauge Theories Shing-Tung Yau
Sifan Zhou University of Albany, State University of New York Labor Economics, Social and Economic Networks, Economics of Science, Innovation Policy Richard Freeman
Name PhD Institution Research Interests Mentor
Aghil Alaee Khangha University of Toronto Differential Geometry, Geometric Inequalities, General Relativity, Black holes Shing-Tung Yau
Mark Kempton University of California, San Diego Spectral Graph Theory, Probabilistic Combinatorics, Combinatorial Matrix Theory Shing-Tung Yau
Hyunchul Kim  POSTECH Non-perturbative Aspects of Superstring/M-Theory and Supersymmetric Gauge Theory Shing-Tung Yau
Zhong-zhi Xianyu Tsinghua University (China) High Energy Physics Shing-Tung Yau
Min Zhang State University at Stony Brook, State University of New York Conformal Geometry, Algebric Geometry Shing-Tung Yau
Sergiy Verstyuk University of Chicago Scott Kominers