Class of 1956 Career Development Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Office: 2271
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MIT Department of Mathematics
77 Massachusetts Ave, Room 2271
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Research areas
Combinatorics, discrete mathematics, graph theory
Coorganizer of MIT Combinatorics Seminar
Current PhD students: Benjamin Gunby, Jonathan Tidor
Teaching
Upcoming (Fall 2018):
 18.A34 Mathematical Problem Solving Seminar
 18.211 Combinatorial Analysis
Previous
 18.A34 Mathematical Problem Solving Seminar, Fall 2017, MIT
 18.S997 Graph Theory and Additive Combinatorics (grad), Fall 2017, MIT
 Polynomial Method in Combinatorics (grad), Trinity Term 2016, Oxford
Math Olympiad training handouts
Selected publications

A relative Szemerédi theorem (with David Conlon and Jacob Fox)
Geometric and Functional Analysis 25 (2015), 733–762. 
Upper tails and independence polynomials in random graphs (with Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya, Shirshendu Ganguly, and Eyal Lubetzky)
Advances in Mathematics 319 (2017), 313–347. 
An $L^p$ theory of sparse graph convergence I: limits, sparse random graph models, and power law distributions (with Christian Borgs, Jennifer T. Chayes, and Henry Cohn)
Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, to appear. 
Sphere packing bounds via spherical codes (with Henry Cohn)
Duke Mathematical Journal 163 (2014), 1965–2002.
Videos
 GreenTao theorem and a relative Szemerédi theorem, Simons Institute, Berkeley, Dec 2013
 Sparse graph regularity tutorial, Simons Institute, Berkeley, Jan 2017
 Large deviations for arithmetic progressions, Simons Institute, Berkeley, Apr 2017
Short CV
 Dénes König Prize, 2018
 Ph.D. Mathematics, MIT, 2015 (Advisor: Jacob Fox)
 M.A.St. Mathematics with Distinction, Cambridge, 2011
 S.B. Mathematics, MIT, 2010
 S.B. Computer Science and Engineering, MIT, 2010
 Previous institutions: Oxford, Berkeley, Microsoft Research