Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME)
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Guillermo (Willie) Aboumrad Sidaoui
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Winter 2016
Other Tech  Graduate, Leadership Education & Athletic Advising ResourcesBioWillie was born and raised in Mexico City. Aged 16, he moved to the UK to continue his high school studies. In the fall of 2014, Willie arrived at Stanford to begin his undergraduate career in Mathematics. Interested in applications of mathematical theory, he later gained admission to the Master's program at ICME. Having completed his undergraduate studies and having passed the ICME qualifying exams last summer, Willie is currently seeking an advisor to guide him through doctoral research.

Rehman Ali
Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2017
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2017BioRehman Ali received the B.S. degree in biomedical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2016. He is currently an NDSEG fellow, completing a M.S. in Computational & Mathematical Engineering and pursuing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Stanford. His research interests include signal processing, inverse problems, computational modeling of acoustics, and realtime beamforming algorithms. His current research is developing accurate and spatially resolved speedofsound imaging in tissue based on phase aberration correction, spatial coherence, and computed tomography

Remmelt Ammerlaan
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2017
BioI am originally from the Netherlands and currently studying Computational and Mathematical engineering at Stanford. My interest is in datascience and its applications to large scale projects such as construction, infrastructure and city management.

Jing An
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am a PhD student in the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering. I obtained my B.S. degree in Mathematics of Computation from the University of California, Los Angeles. My research interests include partial differential equations, numerical analysis and their applications in biology, physics.

David Barmherzig
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2013
BioI am a fourthyear Ph.D. candidate in the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering advised by Professor Emmanuel J. Candès. My research interests include mathematical signal processing, optimization, and computational imaging and geometry.

Poorvi Bhargava
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am currently a student at Stanford University, studying Computational and Mathematical Engineering. Prior to joining Stanford, I studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. I hope to combine my interests in data science and design to solve impactful, humancentered, and social problems. My hobbies include art & design and traveling.

Shruti Bhargava
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsData Science, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning and Data Mining

Jayadev Bhaskaran
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2017
BioI am a master's student at ICME, interested in applications of machine learning to problems from finance, economics, social science and healthcare.
Prior to joining ICME, I worked as a quant in the asset management industry for three years. 
Reza Bosagh Zadeh
Adjunct Professor, Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME)
BioReza Bosagh Zadeh is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and Founder CEO at Matroid. His work focuses on Machine Learning, Distributed Computing, and Discrete Applied Mathematics. Reza received his PhD in Computational Mathematics from Stanford University under the supervision of Gunnar Carlsson. His awards include a KDD Best Paper Award and the Gene Golub Outstanding Thesis Award. He has served on the Technical Advisory Board of Microsoft and Databricks.
As part of his research, Reza built the Machine Learning Algorithms behind Twitter's whotofollow system, the first product to use Machine Learning at Twitter. Reza is the initial creator of the Linear Algebra Package in Apache Spark. Through Apache Spark, Reza's work has been incorporated into industrial and academic cluster computing environments. In addition to research, Reza designed and teaches two PhDlevel classes at Stanford: Distributed Algorithms and Optimization (CME 323), and Discrete Mathematics and Algorithms (CME 305). 
Steven Brill
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am a second year PhD student in the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME). I am interested in computational fluid dynamics, higher order methods for numerical PDEs, and high performance computing. I earned my bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame. I am originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. In my free time I enjoy juggling, hiking, and college football.

Daniel Byrnes
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am an ICME student interested in 3D modeling, motion planning, optimal control, and highperformance computing. I received my BA in mathematics from Bowdoin College in 2015. Prior to starting graduate school I was a software engineer at a medical device startup in Boston, MA.

Leopold Cambier
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2015
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsFast Linear Solver for BEM equations

Ines Chami
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am a secondyear Masters student in the ICME data science program. Prior to joining Stanford, I studied mathematics and computer science at Ecole Centrale Paris. My research interests include computer vision, natural language processing and, more specifically, multimodal analysis. My previous research was focused on crossmodal information retrieval (image annotation and automated textillustration). I am currently working on information extraction from semistructured data (pdf tables) within the Hazy Research group led by Prof. Ré at Stanford.

Enze Chen
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioEnze is concurrently pursuing a Master's degree in ICME and a Bachelor's degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. He wishes to apply machine learning, data science, and other computational tools to problems in the materials domain to accelerate R&D. His research in Prof. Evan Reed's group involves statistical learning of kinetic Monte Carlo models for complex chemical reactions.

Casey Chu
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
Current Research and Scholarly InterestsTheoretical foundations of inference.

Sean Clement
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am a masters student in Stanford's Computational Mathematics and Engineering department starting in 2016. I am currently a Captain in the US Army where I work in the FA49 branch which handles all of the Army's Operations Research and Systems Analysis needs. I chose to study here at Stanford after completing my company command in Germany. Previously, I was a UH60A/L Blackhawk pilot and majored in Operations Research at the United States Military Academy at West Point. I'm very excited to not only study here at Stanford but also be much closer to my family in the Pacific Northwest. I enjoy traveling, camping, hockey, and archery.

Ron Estrin
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2014
BioI am a PhD candidate working on problems in numerical linear algebra and optimization (in particular, nonconvex problems with nonlinear constraints) with my doctoral advisor Michael Saunders, as well as with Michael Friedlander and Dominique Orban. Prior to beginning my PhD, I completed my BSc with a Combined Honours in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of British Columbia. During my time at UBC I also completed a senior thesis with Chen Greif, studying saddlepoint matrices exhibiting certain special structure.

Philip Etter
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2017
BioI'm a first year PhD student in the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering. I received my undergrad degree from Princeton, where I studied mathematics, computer science, and physics  and wrote my thesis on numerical methods for solitonic boson star evolution and ground state searching. While I have a very broad background in mathematics and related fields, I most enjoy working on numerical PDE problems arising from the physical sciences. My other assorted interests include quantum physics, general relativity, algorithms, and computer graphics.
I prefer tabs to spaces and emacs to vim. 
Jordi Feliu Faba
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am a PhD student in the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME). I was born and I received my education in Spain. I received my two Bachelor's degrees in Industrial Technology Engineering and in Civil Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Barcelona. In 2014 I moved for 6 months to France to finish my Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering at Ecole Centrale de Nantes. Next, I returned to Barcelona to course a MSc in Civil Engineering at UPC and gain work experience in civil engineering. My research interests lie in the area of computational engineering.

Casey Fleeter
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2015
BioI am a PhD student at Stanford University's Institute of Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME). I graduated from Harvard University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics. My research interests lie in the applications of mathematical methods to the cardiovascular system. My project in the Marsden Lab specifically utilizes techniques in uncertainty quantification.

Pengfei Gao
Ph.D. Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2014
BioI am a thirdyear PhD candidate in the ICME (Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering) at Stanford University. My PhD advisor is Professor Tze Leung Lai. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physics (2014) from Tsinghua University.
My current research interests is AI applied in quantitative trading. To apply theory in practice, I cofounded a trading firm, Insanity Trading, based in Beijing with alumni from Stanford University, Peking University and Tsinghua University. With the deep understanding of China market characteristics, we integrate modern statistical theories, cuttingedge AI algorithms and sophisticated optimization methods into our trading strategies, hence consistently achieve exceptional returns with minimum influence from market conditions.
If you want to implement your strategies in Chinese markets, or need supports in developing trading ideas, please feel free to contact us. 
Guillaume Genthial
Masters Student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering, admitted Autumn 2016
BioI am currently enrolled in my second year as a master's student in Computational and Mathematical Engineering in the Data Science track, where I develop strong computational and programming skills.
I also have a masters' degree in Applied Mathematics from the Ecole polytechnique, the France's top university for science and engineering, where I also studied computer science, quantum and statistical physics.
I have solid research experience in Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning as well as teaching experience in Natural Language Processing and Reinforcement Learning.
I am passionate about new computational techniques, especially AI and DL, that make new discoveries and applications possible.
You can check my personal blog at https://guillaumegenthial.github.io