## Education

**2010–2016**: PhD in Mathematics. The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Advisor: Victor Ginzburg.**2010–2012**: MS in Mathematics. The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL**2006–2010**: SB (Bachelor of Science) in Mathematics with Computer Science. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

GPA 4.9 out of 5.

## Employment

**2024–present**: Senior Lecturer (Level C), Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra**2018–2023**: Lecturer (Level B), Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra**2016–2017**: Assistant Professor (Limited Term), Department of Mathematics, University of Georgia (UGA), Athens, GA

## Papers and preprints

- Wigglyhedra (with Vincent Pilaud)

*Preprint.* - \(q\)-deformed rational numbers and the 2-Calabi–Yau category of type \(A_{2}\) (with Louis Becker, Anthony Licata)

*Forum of Mathematics, Sigma, 11, e47 (2023).* - Spherical objects and stability conditions on 2-Calabi–Yau quiver categories (with Anand Deopurkar, Anthony Licata)

*Mathematische Zeitschrift 303, 13 (2023).* - Computing the matching distance of 2-parameter persistence modules from critical values (with Robyn Brooks, Claudia Landi, Celia Hacker, Barbara Mahler, Elisabeth Stephenson)

*Preprint.* - Morse-based fibering of the persistence rank invariant (with Robyn Brooks, Claudia Landi, Celia Hacker, Barbara Mahler)

*Research in Computational Topology 2 (2022), pp. 27–62* - A Thurston compactification of the space of stability conditions (with Anand Deopurkar, Anthony Licata)

*Submitted.* - Recollement for perverse sheaves on real hyperplane arrangements

*Journal of Algebra, 568 (2021), pp. 61–90* - The strong topological monodromy conjecture for Coxeter hyperplane arrangements (with Robin Walters)

*Mathematical Research Letters 24 (2017), no. 4, 947–954* - Torus actions and tensor products of intersection cohomology

*Pacific Journal of Mathematics 276 (2015), pp. 19–34* - Lower central series of free algebras in symmetric tensor categories (with David Jordan)

*Journal of Algebra, 373 (2013), pp. 299–311*

## Grants

**2024–2026**:*The geometry of braids and triangulated categories*, ARC DECRA grant DE240100447 (AUD 468000), ANU**2024–2026**:*Stability conditions: their topology and applications*, ARC Discovery Project grant DP240101084 (AUD 419421), ANU

Jointly held with Anand Deopurkar and Anthony M. Licata.**2016–2018**:*AMS-Simons travel grant*, Grant for research travel (USD 4000), UGA

## Academic and teaching awards

- Anne Penfold street award, 2023
- Dean's Commendation for Excellence in Education (for Teaching Excellence), ANU, 2021.
- Nadine Kowalsky Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2016.
- Jerry Rao Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2014–2015.
- Young Researcher at the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Heidelberg, Germany, 2014.
- Lawrence and Josephine Graves Teaching Prize, University of Chicago, 2014.
- Amick Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2010–2012.
- Phi Beta Kappa, MIT, 2010.
- Rogers Prize for best paper, Summer Program in Undergraduate Research, MIT, 2009.
- Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO) scholarship, 2005.
- International Astronomy Olympiad, Silver medal (2005) and Gold medal (2003).

## Teaching

### Australian National University

**2023 Semester 2**: Games, Graphs, and Machines (MATH2301)**2022 Semester 2**: Games, Graphs, and Machines (MATH2301)**2021 Spring Semester**: Mathematics and Applications 2 (MATH1014)**2021 Semester 2**: Games, Graphs, and Machines (MATH2301)**2021 Summer Session**: Representation theory (IBL reading course)**2020 Spring Semester**: Mathematics and Applications 2 (MATH1014)**2020 Semester 1**: Perverse Sheaves (half of a special topics course on Perverse Sheaves and Deligne–Lusztig theory)**2020 Semester 2**: Games, Graphs, and Machines (MATH2301)**2019 Semester 1**: Advanced Studies Extension for Analysis I (MATH2320).**2018–2019 Summer Session**: Introduction to the theory of Computation (reading course)**2018 Semester 2**: Mathematical Foundations for Actuarial Studies (MATH 1113), Linear Algebra.**2018 Semester 1**: Advanced Studies Extension for Analysis I (MATH2320).

### University of Georgia

**Fall 2017**: Precalculus (Math 1113).**Fall 2017**: Graduate Algebra (Math 8000).**Spring 2017**: Calculus II for Science and Engineering (Math 2260).**Fall 2016**: Calculus I for Science and Engineering (Math 2250).

### University of Chicago

**2015–2016**: IBL Honors Calculus I and II (Math 161 and 162).**2014–2015**: Studies in Mathematics I and II (Math 112 and 113).**Summer 2014**: Linear Algebra (Math 196).**2013–2014**: Calculus I, II, and III (Math 151, 152, and 153).**2012–2013**: Calculus I, II, and III (Math 151, 152, and 153).**2011–2012**: College fellow for Honors Algebra I, II, and III (Math 257, 258, and 259).

### Canada/USA Mathcamp

**Summer 2015**: Academic coordinator and mentor. Coordinated the academic schedule, invited visiting speakers, and taught several undergraduate-level courses.**Summer 2013**: Mentor. Taught several undergraduate-level courses.**Summer 2012**: Mentor. Taught several undergraduate-level courses.