EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor, The University of Georgia, 2016 - present.

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Rochester, 2012 - 2016.

 

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of W.T. Gowers, University of Cambridge, 2002 - 2011.

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mathematics, St John’s College, University of Cambridge, 2001 - 2002.

BA (Hons) in Mathematics, St John’s College, University of Cambridge, 1998 - 2001.

 

GRANTS

NSF DMS Award 1723016 & Award 1500984, 2015 - 2020 (standard grant, one is continuation of the other).

NSF DMS Award 1804049, 2018 (conference grant for the Georgia Discrete Analysis conference).

AMS-Simons Travel Grant, 2013 - 2015.

 

INVITED SPEAKER FOR WORKSHOPS

Analytic and Discrete Aspects of Finite Point Configurations, Centre International de Rencontres Mathematiques (CIRM), Marseille, France January 2021.

Additive Combinatorics in Marseille 2020, Centre International de Rencontres Mathematiques (CIRM), Marseille, France September 2020.

Pseudo-Randomness and Finite Fields Workshop, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), Linz, Austria, October 2018.

Speaker at the NSF-CBMS Conference on Additive Combinatorics from a Geometric Viewpoint, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC USA, May 2018.

Additive Combinatorics, Entropy, and Fractal Geometry Arbeitsgemeinschaften, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut, Oberwolfach, Germany, 8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017.

Week-long Block Course in Additive Combinatorics, Freie Universita ̈t Berlin, Germany, October 2014. Series of four talks at the New York Number Theory Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, NY, USA, May 2011.

 

SELECTED INVITED TALKS AND VISITS

Webminar in Additive Combinatorics, May 2020.

University of Rochester, Combinatorics seminar, NY, USA, April 2020.

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa Algebra and Logic seminar, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2019.

Stanford University, Number Theory seminar, CA, USA, January 2019.

The Ohio State University, Combinatorics and Probability seminar, Columbus, OH, USA, November 2018.

19th Atlanta Lecture Series in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA, April 2017.

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Seminar, Madrid, Spain, December 2016.

Georgia Institute of Technology, Seminar, Atlanta, GA, USA, November 2016.

MIT, Seminar and visit to Larry Guth’s group, Cambridge, MA, USA, October 2015.

Oakridge National Laboratory, Division of Mathematics Seminar, TN, USA, September 2015.

McGill University, Combinatorics Seminar, Montreal, Canada, March 2014.

Fields Institute, Number Theory Seminar, Toronto, Canada, September 2013.

University of Athens, Mathematical Analysis Seminar, Athens, Greece, January 2012.

Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Combinatorics Graph Theory and Applications Seminar, Barcelona, Spain December 2011. Invited researcher at UPC: December 2011, May 2012.

Newton Institute, Discrete Analysis Seminar, Cambridge, UK, February 2011.

 

STUDENT MENTORING

Supervised Masters Thesis on ‘Compressions in extremal combinatorics and additive number theory’, 2020.

Co-lead REU in collaboration with Neil Lyall on ‘Additive energy on the discrete cube’ and guided preparation on a public talk on ‘Investigating Additive Combinatorics Through Freiman’s Theorem and Plunnecke’s Inequality’, 2017.

Co-lead REU with A. Iosevich and J. Pakianathan on ‘Tiling sets and spectral sets over finite fields’ with the participation of 14 students. Resulted in a publication to the Journal of Functional Analysis.

Mentor for summer McNair program (which aims to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society), 2015.

 

SERVICE

Georgia Discrete Analysis Conference: with E. Croot, N. Lyall and A. Magyar at The University of Georgia, May 2018 – NSF DMS Award 1804049.

Outreach: Directed week-long group activities for high school students on Combinatorial Geometry at the UGA 2018 Math Camp, July 9–13 2018.

Public understanding of science: Helped edit science communication guides for the general public, one on medical screening and one on statistics.