(2017-) Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT
(2013-2017) Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at IIT
(2011-2013) Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Penn State.
(2008-2011) Research Assistant Professor (post-doc) at UIC.
2008 PhD, Mathematics, University of Kentucky, under the direction of Uwe Nagel.
Mathematical statistics and algebraic statistics
Random graph (network) models
Computational algebraic statistics
Randomization in computational algebra
Combinatorial and algebraic methods in statistics and data science
Algebraic methods phylogenetics (computational biology).
Fall 2016: long-term participant, Theoretical Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis Program at the Newton Institute (INI) in Cambridge, UK.
Spring 2011: Algebraic Geometry with a view towards applications at the Mittag-Leffler Institute.
2008/09: Research Fellow at SAMSI, Program on Algebraic Methods in Systems Biology and Statistics
International Statistics Institute (ISI Elected Member since 2015)
IIT students: check out the local SIAM student chapter.
American Mathematical Society (AMS), 2004-2020; 2022-present
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2022-present