I am an assistant professor, as of September, 2013.
Prior to that, I was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. I was jointly supervised by:
I completed my PhD at Columbia University's Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics under the joint supervision of:
I received my undergraduate degree from Cornell University in 2003. I did my honors thesis with John Hubbard. While at Cornell, I served as business manager of the Cornell Daily Sun. I remain interested in news and media.
I am originally from New Jersey. Exit 18 off the Turnpike; exit 2 off the Palisades Parkway. I have fond memories of Hiram's in Fort Lee and the Garden State Plaza. I am an avid listener of WFMU, but I did not discover it until later in life, after college.