R. Vershynin | Students and Postdocs
2005-2009: Deanna Needell,
UC Davis, Ph.D.
Deanna's thesis was on Compressed Sensing.
After spending 2009-2011 as a postdoc at Stanford University (Mathematics and Statistics departments),
Deanna became a professor at Claremont McKenna College. She won numerous awards for her work,
including Sloan Research Fellowship, NSF CARREER Award, and IEEE Best Young Author Paper Award.
2006-2009: Yuting Yang, UC Davis and University of Michigan, M.S.
Starting 2011, Yuting was at Risk Management Solutions.
2009-2011: Nikita Nikishin, homeschool student supported by our
NSF Focused Research Group.
He was a participant at Michigan Math and Science Scholars in 2009.
2011: David Bruce, University of Michigan (REU).
Topic: A multivariate median in Banach spaces and applications to robust PCA.
2011-2014: Yaniv Plan,
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow and Hildebrandt Assistant Professor in Mathematics at University of Michigan.
Yaniv is now a professor at University of British Columbia.
2012: Albert Ai, Princeton University and Alex Lapanowski, University of Michigan (REU), co-advised
with Dr. Yaniv Plan.
Research topic: Signal recovery from non-gaussian single-bit measurements.
2012-2016: Can Le, University of Michigan, Statistics Ph.D.
Can was jointly advised by Prof. Liza Levina
at the Statistics Department and me. Can's thesis was on network analysis.
After graduating from UM, Can became a faculty at University of California, Davis.
2014: Matthew Bauerle and Xinyan Han, University of Michigan (REU), co-advised by Dr. Yaniv Plan.
Topic: Modeling type 1 diabetes with a linear response function based model.
2014-: Beatrice Vristiou,
Postdoctoral Assistant Professor at University of Michigan.
2014-2015: Joseph Borja, University of Michigan, Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics M.S.
Research area: high-dimensional estimation.
After graduating from UM, Joseph went to UC Berkeley for the Statistics Ph.D. program.
2014-2018 (exp.): Elizaveta Rebrova,
University of Michigan, Mathematics Ph.D. Research area: high-dimensional probability.
2015-2018 (exp.): Yan Shuo Tan, University of Michigan, Mathematics Ph.D.
Research area: structure mining in high-dimensional data.
2015-2018 (exp.): Yun Wei, University of Michigan, Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics Ph.D.
Co-advised with Professor Al Hero in EEECS.
Research area: correlation screening of high-dimensional data.