NSF-Simons Fellow

NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology

Department of Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics

Northwestern University

*Starting August 2021:*

Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering (by courtesy)

Purdue University

*Education:*

PhD, Applied Mathematics, Brown University (2017)

- Advisor: Björn Sandstede

MS, Applied Mathematics, Brown University (2012)

BS, Mathematics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2011)

- May 23-27, 2021 SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. Cyberspace

- Minisymposium talk titled "Modeling and analysis of cell dynamics in fish-skin patterns" in MS42 (Sunday, May 23)

- Co-organizing the two-part mentoring event (MS0) with K Burke, CM Postlethwaite, and M Silber (Tuesday, May 25)

- Co-organizing the minisymposium "Modeling opinion dynamics in complex social systems" with JD Johnson (Wednesday, May 26) - May 26-27, 2021 Northwestern Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition. Cyberspace

- My students William He and Emma Mansell are giving a talk titled "Mathematical modeling to forecast U.S. elections"

- My student Harita Duggirala is presenting a poster titled "Machine learning to identify cells in zebrafish-skin patterns"

- June 13-17, 2021 Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting. Cyberspace

- CDEV/MFBM minisymposium talk titled "Topological methods for quantitatively describing cell-based patterns" (Wednesday, June 16) - June 21-25, 2021 Collaborate@ICERM research visit. Providence, RI

- Collaborative project titled "Mathematical models of pedestrian movement in large lecture halls" - Sept. 18-23, 2022 BIRS Workshop on Building Networks: Women in Complex & Nonlinear Systems. Banff, Alberta

- Co-organizing this workshop with HZ Brooks, N Rodríguez, and NH Fefferman

- April 28, 2021 Technische Universität Dresden Mathematics Seminar. Cyberspace
- April 22, 2021 University of Kentucky Applied Mathematics Seminar. Cyberspace
- April 7, 2021 Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. Cyberspace
- March 24, 2021 Virginia Tech Mathematical Biology Seminar. Cyberspace
- March 15, 2021 University of Birmingham Applied Mathematics Seminar. Cyberspace
- March 9, 2021 University of Nottingham Mathematical Medicine and Biology Seminar. Cyberspace

*Modeling and topological methods to better understand skin-pattern formation in fish*

Technische Universität Dresden Mathematics Seminar. Cyberspace (April 28, 2021)*Modeling and topological methods to better understand pattern formation in fish*

University of Kentucky Applied Mathematics Seminar. Cyberspace (April 22, 2021)*How do zebrafish get their stripes -- or spots?*

Claremont Center for the Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. Cyberspace (April 7, 2021)*Modeling and measuring pattern formation in zebrafish skin*

Virginia Tech Mathematical Biology Seminar. Cyberspace (March 24, 2021)*Modeling and measuring pattern formation in zebrafish skin*

University of Birmingham Applied Mathematics Seminar. Cyberspace (March 15, 2021)*Modeling and measuring pattern formation in zebrafish skin*

University of Nottingham Mathematical Medicine and Biology Seminar. Cyberspace (March 9, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

Brandeis University Special Mathematics Seminar, Cyberspace (Feb. 12, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

Northeastern University Mathematics Colloquium, Cyberspace (Feb. 10, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

Purdue University Special Mathematics Colloquium, Cyberspace (Feb. 5, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

University of Western Ontario Mathematics Colloquium, Cyberspace (Feb. 2, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

Dartmouth College Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar, Cyberspace (Jan. 27, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

Tulane University Mathematics Colloquium, Cyberspace (Jan. 25, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of complex systems -- with a basis in zebrafish patterns*

George Mason University Mathematics Colloquium, Cyberspace (Jan. 21, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of zebrafish-skin patterns*

UC Irvine Special Mathematics Colloquium, Cyberspace (Jan. 14, 2021)*Agent-based modeling and analysis of zebrafish skin patterns*

Joint Mathematics Meetings. Cyberspace (Jan. 9, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of zebrafish-skin patterns*

North Carolina State University Special Mathematics Seminar, Cyberspace (Jan. 8, 2021)*Data-driven modeling*

AMS Short Course on Mathematical and Computational Methods for Complex Social Systems. Cyberspace (Jan. 3, 2021)*Modeling and analysis of zebrafish-skin patterns*

UCLA Special Applied Mathematics Seminar, Cyberspace (Dec. 18, 2020)*Topological data analysis of zebrafish patterns*

Southeast Center for Math and Biology Annual Symposium. Cyberspace (Dec. 9, 2020)*Methods for quantifying agent-based dynamics with a basis in zebrafish*

Workshop on New Mathematics at the Interface of Math and Biology

NSF-Simons Center Annual Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology. Cyberspace (Nov. 19, 2020)*Skin patterns in zebrafish: agent-based modeling and public-science projects*

UC Riverside AWM and Interdisciplinary Center for Quant. Modeling in Biology Joint Seminar. Cyberspace (Nov. 10, 2020)*Forecasting the 2020 U.S. elections: a compartmental modeling approach*

PIMS/University of British Columbia Rising Stars Colloquium. Cyberspace (Oct. 30, 2020)*Modeling and measuring cell dynamics in zebrafish-skin patterns*

UPenn Center for Mathematical Biology Seminar. Cyberspace (Oct. 27, 2020)*Forecasting the 2020 US elections: a comparmental modeling approach*

UC Davis Mathematical Biology Seminar. Cyberspace (Oct. 26, 2020)*Modeling and measuring pattern formation in zebrafish skin*

Duke University Mathematical Biology Seminar. Cyberspace (Sept. 25, 2020)*Modeling and measuring cell dynamics in zebrafish-skin patterns*

University of British Columbia Mathematical Biology Seminar. Cyberspace (Sept. 23, 2020)*Modeling skin pattern formation on zebrafish*.

Lorentz Center Workshop on Modeling Shape and Size in Biological Development. Cyberspace (August 25, 2020)*Topological data analysis of zebrafish skin patterns*.

Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting. Cyberspace (August 18, 2020)*Quantifying variability in cell-based patterns through topological data analysis*.

SIAM/CAIMS Annual Meeting. Cyberspace (July 17, 2020)*Forecasting the 2020 U.S. elections: a compartmental modeling approach*

SIAM Workshop on Network Science. Cyberspace (July 9, 2020)*Persistent homology of pigment cells in zebrafish patterns*

Mathematical Biosciences Institute REU Seminar. Cyberspace (June 25, 2020)*Modeling zebrafish skin pattern variability and robustness*

SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences. Golden Grove, CA (May 2020, cancelled due to Covid-19)*Modeling and analysis of agent-based dynamics: zebrafish*

MBI Workshop on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Biology. Cyberspace (May 8, 2020)*Modeling and measuring pattern formation on zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science. Cyberspace (May 5, 2020)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models of infection*

NQuB Group Meeting at Northwestern University. Evanston, IL (March 3, 2020)*Topological data analysis to quantify zebrafish skin patterns*

Ohio State University Applied Math Seminar. Columbus, OH (Jan. 16, 2020)*In silico and in vivo variability in zebrafish patterns*

NSF-Simons CQuB Research in Progress Meeting. Evanston, IL (Jan. 10, 2020)*Data-driven modeling to forecast U.S. elections*

Williams College Data Science Bootcamp. Cyberspace (Jan. 6, 2020)*Topological data analysis of zebrafish patterns*

NQuB Group Meeting at Northwestern University. Evanston, IL (Dec. 16, 2019)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models of infection*

Wednesdays@NICO Seminar: Lightning Talks. Evanston, IL (Dec. 4, 2019)*Modeling skin pattern formation on zebrafish*

Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Special Seminar. Tübingen, Germany (Nov. 13, 2019)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models of infection*

University of Minnesota Dynamical Systems Seminar. Minneapolis, MN (Oct. 15, 2019)*Quantifying zebrafish pattern variability and model robustness*

University of Notre Dame Applied Math Seminar. Notre Dame, IN (Sept. 5, 2019)*Quantifying zebrafish pattern variability and model robustness*

BIRS Workshop on Bridging Cellular and Tissue Dynamics from Normal Development to Cancer: Mathematical, Computational, and Experimental Approaches. Banff, Alberta (June 16-21, 2019)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models*

SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. Snowbird, UT (May 19-23, 2019)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models of infection*

Case Western Reserve University Applied Math Seminar. Cleveland, OH (March 18, 2019)*Modeling stripe and mutated pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

UC Irvine Special Math Colloquium/Biophysics and Systems Biology Seminar. Irvine, CA (Feb. 7, 2019)*Modeling stripe and mutated pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Special Seminar. Chapel Hill, NC (Feb. 1, 2019)*Modeling pattern formation and complex systems in biology and social science*

Boston University Dynamical Systems Seminar. Boston, MA (Jan. 24, 2019)*Linking pigment cell interactions to fish skin patterns*

NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology Seminar. Evanston, IL (Jan. 3, 2019)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models*

Joint Mathematics Meetings. Baltimore, MD (Jan. 18, 2019)*Modeling and analysis of agent-based dynamics: an overview*

Joint Mathematics Meetings. Baltimore, MD (Jan. 17, 2019)*Forecasting U.S. elections using compartmental models of infection*

OSU Translational Data Analytics Institute Seminar Series. Columbus, OH (Dec. 12, 2018)*Modeling pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

New Frontiers in Pattern Formation Workshop. Cardiff, UK (remotely) (Dec. 3, 2018)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models*

MBI Workshop on Modeling and Analysis of Social Networks. Columbus, OH (Nov. 9, 2018)*Modeling pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Special Seminar. Tübingen, Germany (Oct. 18, 2018)*Robustness and variability in zebrafish patterns*

Leiden University Informal Analysis Seminar. Leiden, Netherlands (Oct. 17, 2018)-
*Modeling stripe and mutated pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

Workshop 1010: the Maths of Biology. Djursholm, Sweden (Oct. 8-12, 2018) *Modeling political opinions to forecast U.S. elections*

Ohio Wesleyan University Seminar Talk. Delaware, OH (Sept. 13, 2018)*Modeling agent interactions: zebrafish, neurons, and political elections*

Ohio Wesleyan Science Lecture Series. Delaware, OH (Sept. 13, 2018)*Forecasting U.S. elections with compartmental models*

MBI Postdoc Seminar. Columbus, OH (Sept. 4, 2018)-
*Linking altered cell interactions to mutated skin patterns on zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences. Minneaplis, MN (Aug. 12-17, 2018) -
*Agent-based models of cellular self-organization*

BIRS Workshop on Mathematics of the Cell: Mech. & Chem. Signaling across Scales. Banff, Alberta (August 6-9, 2018) *Agent-based models of pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology. Lisbon, Portugal (July 23-27, 2018)-
*Self-rule on the skin: how the zebrafish gets its stripes*

STEAM Exchange: Autonomy. STEAM Factory, Columbus, OH (March 22, 2018) -
*Exploring the impact of context on disease spread in social networks*

AMS Spring Central Sectional Meeting. Columbus, OH (March 17-18, 2018) -
*Modeling and analysis of agent-based dynamics in biological applications*

AMS Spring Central Sectional Meeting. Columbus, OH (March 17-18, 2018) -
*Modeling pattern formation on the skin of zebrafish*

University of Bath Centre for Mathematical Biology Seminar. Bath, UK (Feb. 26, 2018) -
*Agent-based models of pattern formation on zebrafish*

University of Surrey Mathematics of Life & Social Sciences Seminar. Surrey, UK (Feb. 22, 2018) -
*Agent-based and continuum models for stripe formation on the fins of zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations. Baltimore, MD (Dec. 9-12, 2017) -
*How the zebrafish got its stripes*

College of Wooster Physics & Biology Colloquium Series. Wooster, OH (Oct. 24, 2017) -
*Modeling stripe formation on the body and fins of zebrafish*

SIAM Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA (July 10-14, 2017) -
*Stripe formation on zebrafish fins*

SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. Snowbird, UT (May 21-25, 2017) *Agent-based models of pattern formation on zebrafish*

MIT Numerical Methods for PDEs Seminar. Cambridge, MA (March 15, 2017)*How the zebrafish got its stripes*

WINRS New England Meeting. Providence, RI (March 4, 2017)*Agent-based models of pattern formation on zebrafish*

Harvard SEAS Seminar Talk. Cambridge, MA (Jan. 26, 2017)*Agent-based models of pattern formation on zebrafish*

Dynamics Days. Silver Spring, MD (Jan. 4-6, 2017)*Agent-based models of pattern formation on zebrafish*

Penn State Theoretical Biology Seminar. State College, PA (Nov. 8, 2016)*Modeling stripe formation on zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures. Philadelphia, PA (August 8-11, 2016)*Modeling stripe formation in zebrafish: an agent-based approach*

SIAM Annual Meeting. Boston, MA (July 11-15, 2016)*Agent-based models of stripe formation on zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences. Boston, MA (July 11-14, 2016)*Agent-based models of stripe formation on zebrafish*

RPI Applied Math Days. Troy, NY (April 1-2, 2016)*Agent-based and continuum models of stripe formation in zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations. Scottsdale, AZ (Dec. 7-10, 2015)*Modeling the formation of stripes in zebrafish*

Workshop on Pattern Formation in Differential Equations. Halifax, Canada (July 18-22, 2015)*Modeling stripe formation in zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems. Snowbird, UT (May 17-21, 2015)*Modeling stripe formation on zebrafish*

Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology Special Seminar. Tübingen, Germany (April 2015)-
*Agent-based and continuum models for the formation of stripes in zebrafish*

SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures. Cambridge, UK (August 11-14, 2014)

Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting. Montreal, Quebec (July 22-24, 2019)