### Thesis supervisions

- Arthur Korneychuk,
** M.Sc. ** in Mathematics,
University of Toronto, September 2014

Thesis: "Convergence in Shape of Steiner Symmetrized Line Segments"

- Ehsan Kamalinejad,
** Ph.D.** in Mathematics,
University of Toronto, August 2012

Thesis: "An Optimal Transport Approach to Nonlinear Evolution
Equations"

- Marc Fortier,
** M.Sc. ** in Mathematics,
University of Toronto, October 2010

Thesis:
"Convergence Results for Rearrangements: Old and New"

- Florin Ciucu,
** Ph.D. ** in Computer Science,
University of Virginia, August 2007
(co-advised w. J. Liebeherr)

Thesis:
"Scaling Properties in the Stochastic Network Calculus"

- Erin Valenti,
** Ph.D. ** in Mathematics,
University of Virginia, May 2006

Thesis: "On an Infinite Elastica:
Wellposedness of the Initial-Value Problem and Stability
of Solitary Waves"

### Students, post-docs, young collaborators

Ihsan Topaloglu (Fields-Ontario postdoc).
Jordan Bell (doctoral research, since Fall 2015).
Benjamin Schachter (doctoral research, since Fall 2012).
*Geometric inequalities*
Anton Asareh-Tuah (doctoral research,
University of Ghana at Legon, co-advised with M. McIntyre, since Summer 2012).
*Sharp inequalities, convexity*

Anne Dranovski (undergraduate/graduate non-thesis research,
2012-14. Now graduate student at UofT).
*Random reflections and random foldings on the sphere*
Tomas Kojar (Master's project, 2014)
Qin Deng (Master's project, Summer 2013). *Symmetrization*
Danny Cao (Master's project, Summer 2014).
* Large deviations in the network calculus*
Arthur Korneychuk (Master's thesis research, Jan.-Sept. 2014).
* Steiner symmetrization*
Greg Chambers (undergraduate/graduate non-thesis research since 2007.
Now Dickson Instructor at the University of Chicago).
*Symmetrization and geometric inequalities*
Christian Seis (co-sponsored post-doc, 2011-14).
*Partial differential equations, pattern formation,
calculus of variations*
Andrew Colinet (undergraduate research, Summer 2013.
Now graduate student at UofT).
* Geodesics in Waserstein spaces with mobility}*
Hussein al-Zubaidy (NSERC postdoc in ECE supervised by J. Liebeherr,
2011-2013. Now postdoctoral research associate at
KTH, Stockholm). *Network calculus*
Reza Asad (undergraduate research, 2012-13. Now graduate
student at UBC).
*Uniformly distributed sequences and Steiner symmetrizations*
Dan Ginsberg (2010-2012, co-advised w.
M. Chugunova and G. Simpson. Now doctoral student at Johns Hopkins).
*Thin films, elastic curves *
Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokhfal (student/postdoc of J. Liebeherr
in ECE, 2010-12. Now postdoc at Waterloo).
*Network calculus*
Ehsan Kamalinejad (doctoral thesis research, 2008-12.
Now Assistant Professor at California State University, East Bay).
*Gradient flow methods in PDE*
Marina Chugunova (NSERC/co-sponsored post-doc 2008-12.
Now Assistant Professor at Claremont Graduate University).
*Thin-film equations*
Adrian Poon (undergraduate research, Summer 2011.
Now graduate student in Economics at Stanford).
*Inequalities in convex geometry*
Mustazee Rahman (undergraduate research, Summer 2010. Now
graduate student in Probability at UofT).
*Rearrangement inequalities, convex geometry*
Marc Fortier (Master's thesis research, 2009-10).
* Random symmetrizations*
Emanuel Milman (co-sponsored post-doc, 2009-10. Now senior
lecturer at Technion, Haifa).
*Asymptotic geometric analysis*
Weiwei Guo (undergraduate research, Summer 2009,
supervised by M. Chugunova).
*Partial differential equations*
Ben Stephens (co-sponsored post-doc 2006-09).
*Geometric analysis, optimal transportation*
Filomena Feo (visiting post-doc, July-September 2009.
Ricercatore at Università di Napoli, Parthenope).
*Partial differential equations*
Florin Ciucu (student/postdoc in CS, 2003-08,
co-advised w. J. Liebeherr.
Now Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick).
*Network calculus*
Mu Cai (undergraduate research 2006-07. Ph.D.
in Statistics 2013, UC Berkeley).
* The Russo-Seymour-Welsh inequality*
Aaron Smith
(undergraduate research 2006-07,
supervised by R. McCann. Now assistant professor
at University of Ottawa).
*Yamabe flow of an asymmetric cigar*
Erin Valenti (doctoral thesis research, 2003-06.
Now Investment Analyst at Monticello Associates, CFA 2010).
*Motion of an infinite elastic curve*
Oliver Cheng
(undergraduate research, Summer 2006.
Now Graduate student in Mathematics, Brown University).
* Inequalities in percolation*
Kunal Kathuria (undergraduate research, Summer 2004.
*Modeling FRET in protein clusters*
Jon Handy (undergraduate research, Summer 1999.
Ph.D. in Mathematics 2007, UCLA). *Minimal spanning trees*

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