Graduate Students
Computer Science | Mathematics | Physics | Statistics
(Unit 5)

VAHID BEIRANVAND
PhD student, IGS (Optimization)

vahid.beiranvand@ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Yves Lucet/Warren Hare

Vahid

BSc Azad University of NajafAbad, Iran
MSc National University of Malaysia


RESEARCH:
 Deterministic Optimization Methods, Artificial Intelligence.


STEPHEN BROWN
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

stephen.brown@ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Blair Spearman, MATHEMATICS

Stephen

MSc University of British Columbia
BSc University of British Columbia


RESEARCH:
Number theory: Categorization of the Galois groups of sextic trinomials; Galois theory: sextic polynomials; genus 2 curves.

GIUSEPPE BURTINI
MSc Student, IGS (COSC)


FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Ramon Lawrence, COMPUTER SCIENCE

No Photo AvailableBA University of British Columbia (Min. Math and Stats)

CHAD DAVIS
PhD Student, Mathematics


FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Blair Spearman MATHEMATICS

No Photo AvailableBA University of British Columbia

RODNEY EARL
MSc Student, IGS (COSC)


FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Ramon Lawrence/Bowen Hui, COMPUTER SCIENCE

No Photo AvailableBSc University of British Columbia

CODY EPEMA
MSc student, MATHEMATICS


FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Javad Tavakoli, MATHEMATICS

No Photo Available

BSc University of British Columbia

SCOTT FAZACKERLEY
PhD student, IGS (Cosc)


FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Ramon Lawrence, COMPUTER SCIENCE

No Photo Available

BSc
MSc

JODIE FOSTER
MSc Student, IGS (Statistics)


FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Jason Loeppky, STATISTICS

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YIPIN GUO
MSc student, IGS (Math)

guoyipin@gmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Shawn Wang, MATHEMATICS

Yipin

BSc Tongji University

DESSALEGN HIRPA
MSc student, MATHEMATICS

dessalegnh@aims.ac.za

FACULTY SUPERVISOR

Warren Hare, MATHEMATICS

Dessalegn BSc Bahir Dar University

RESEARCH: A surrogate-based simultaneous optimization of vertical and horizontal road alignments.

PAUL LEE
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

plee3089@gmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Blair Spearman, MATHEMATICS

Paul Lee

MSc University of British Columbia
BSc University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: Number theory

WILLIAM LEE
MSc student, MATHEMATICS


FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Patricia Lasserre/Ramon Lawrence

No Photo AvailableBSc University of British Columbia

JAMIE MCKEE-SCOTT
MSc student, IGS (COSC)

jamiem@alumni.ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Patricia Lasserre, COMPUTER SCIENCE

JamieMS

BSc University of British Columbia, Okanagan

RESEARCH: Designing, developing, and testing an educational programming game for first year students to use to improve their programming skills, with the hope of increasing student retention.

ROBIN MERCER
MSc student, MATHEMATICS

robinmercer17@gmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISOR

Edward Butz, MATHEMATICS

RobinM

Bachelor of Science

RESEARCH: financial mathematics; indifference pricing applied to weather derivatives

SARAH MOFFAT
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

smoffat99@gmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Heinz Bauschke/Shawn Wang,
MATHEMATICS 

Sarah Moffat

BSc (Honours) University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: proximal average; fenchel conjugates; optimization

SUKANTO MONDAL
MSc Student, IGS (Optimization)

sukanto.mondal@ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Yves Lucet/Solomon Tesfamariam, 
COMPUTER SCIENCE

 
Sukanto Mondal

BSc Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh

RESEARCH: Optimization Methods, Deterministic Optimization Technique for Road Alignments Optimization, Numerical Optimization.

WALAA MOURSI
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
H Bauschke/W Hare, MATHEMATICS

No Photo Available BSc
MSc

JIM NASTOS
PhD student, IGS (COSC/Math)

nastos@gmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Yong Gao, COMPUTER SCIENCE
Donovan Hare, MATHEMATICS

No Photo Available

BMath University of Waterloo
BEd University of British Columbia
MSc University of Alberta

RESEARCH:
algorithms; graph theory; combinatorial optimization 

CHAYNE PLANIDEN
PhD Student, MATHEMATICS

chayne.planiden@alumni.ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISORS

Warren Hare/Shawn Wang,
MATHEMATICS

Chayne

MSc University of British Columbia
BSc Applied Mathematics
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico

RESEARCH: Construction of prox-regular and parametrically prox-regular functions.

EVAN POPOFF
MSc Student, IGS (Statistics)

evanpopoff@hotmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Jason Loeppky, STATISTICS

evanpopoff

BSc (Honours) Mathematics, Minor in Economics University of British Columbia

 

RESEARCH: Bayesian satistics with applications in agriculture.

LINDSEY REINHOLZ
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

lreinholz@hotmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Blair Spearman/Qiduan Yang, MATHEMATICS 

Lindsey Reinholz 13

BSc Major in Mathematics, Minor in Physics, University of British Columbia
MSc University of British Columbia 

RESEARCH: algebraic number theory; elliptic curves; congruent and non-congruent numbers

SOROOR SARAFRAZI
PhD student, IGS

soroor.sarafrazi@ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Yves Lucet/Warren Hare

Soroor Sarafraz

BSc University of Isfahan, Iran
MSc Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran

RESEARCH: Optimization, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition


ALI TIRDAD
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

ali.tirdad@ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Javad Tavakoli, MATHEMATICS

Ali Tirdad

BSc University of Tehran, Iran
MSc Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

RESEARCH: queueing systems; optimization with application in Health Care systems

RYAN TRENHOLM
MSc student, IGS (Cosc)

ryan.trenholm@alumni.ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISOR
Ramon Lawrence, COMPUTER SCIENCE

ryantrenholm

BSc (Honours) University of British Columbia, Okanagan

RESEARCH: Investigate and utilize effective data visualization tools and techniques for irrigation and sensor-based data, with the goal of encouraging people to implement and maintain environmentally sustainable irrigation practices.

TOMAS VELOZ
PhD student,IGS

tomas.veloz@ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Sylvie Desjardins, MATHEMATICS

Tomas

BSc University of Chile
MSc University of Chile

RESEARCH: Formal models of cognitive processes via the application of modern mathematics to psychological research

JIA XU
PhD student, MATHEMATICS

jiaxu.jessica@gmail.com

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
H Bauschke and S Wang,

MATHEMATICS

JiaXu

BSc Chongqing Normal University, China
MSc Xiamen University, China

RESEARCH:Convex analysis, monotone operators, and functional analysis

PENG ZHANG
MSc student, IGS (Opt) 

peng@alumni.ubc.ca

FACULTY SUPERVISORS
Yong Gao, COMPUTER SCIENCE
Donovan Hare, MATHEMATICS

PZhang

BSc East China Normal University, China

RESEARCH: Algorithm design and analysis, online algorithms, randomized algorithms and graph algorithms.

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