CAM Graduation 2019

CAM Graduates

Four CAM Ph.D. students graduated on May 25 in a ceremony presided over by CAM Interim Director John Guckenheimer at the Cornell Botanic Gardens Nevin Welcome Center.

Pictured from left to right:
Marc Aurèle Gilles
Dr. Gilles' thesis is entitled At the intersection of differential equations and optimization: inverse problems, path planning and Krylov subspaces. He will join Facebook Reality Labs as a research scientist. [Committee members:  Alex Townsend (Chair), Mathematics; Alex Vladimirsky, Mathematics; David Bindel, Computer Science; Christopher Earls, Civil and Environmental Engineering]

Aditya Vaidyanathan
Dr. Vaidyanathan's thesis is entitled Contributions to the Stieltjes moment problem and to the intertwining of Markov semigroups. He will join the Quantitative Research/Machine Learning Program at J.P. Morgan as an associate with a placement in QR-Rates/GEM.  [Committee members:  Pierre Patie (Chair), Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE); Gennady Samorodnitsky, ORIE, Laurent Saloff-Coste, Mathematics]

Wayne Isaac Tan Uy
Dr. Uy's thesis is entitled Forward and backward uncertainty quantification: methods, analysis, and applications. He will work as a Courant Instructor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. [
Committee members:  Mircea Grigoriu, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Timothy Healey, Mathematics; Christopher Earls, Civil and Environmental Engineering]

Anna Srapionyan
Dr. Srapionyan's thesis is entitled Some spectral ideas applied to finance and to self-similar and long-range dependent processes. She will be an associate in the Quantitative Strategies Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. [Committee members: Pierre Patie (Chair), Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE); Robert A. Jarrow, S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management; Andreea Minca, ORIE; Gennady Samorodnitsky, ORIE]

Congratulations, graduates!