The students’ research interests range from algebraic geometry to number theory and applied mathematics.

Eighteen graduate students in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland received 2022-23 Herbert A. Hauptman Endowed Graduate Fellowships. 

The fellowship program was created with an estate gift from Carol Fullerton that honors the memory of her late father, Nobel laureate Herbert A. Hauptman (Ph.D. ’55, mathematics), and launched in 2020 thanks to a gift from Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Mathematics James A. Yorke (Ph.D. ’66, mathematics). 

The 2022-23 Hauptman Fellows are:

  • Soumojit Das, survey sampling/small area estimation
  • Chengze Duan, representation theory
  • Charlie Dziedzc, algebraic topology
  • Yu-Chi Hou, complex geometry
  • Sze Hong Kwong, complex geometry and gauge theory
  • Baicheng Li, noncommutative algebra and algebraic geometry
  • Shenghao Li, representation theory and number theory
  • Ying Li, optimization
  • Zhiming Li, number theory and algebraic geometry
  • Vlasios Mastrantonis, differential geometry
  • Keith Mills, high-dimensional geometric topology
  • Eric Oden, applied mathematics
  • Vasanth Pidaparthy, complex geometry and geometric analysis
  • Shin Eui Song, number theory
  • Melanka Saroad Wedige, number theory
  • Shuo Yan, probability theory
  • Yifan Yang, statistics
  • Xiaoyu Zhou, mathematical and statistical foundation of data science
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