Hello! I’m a Ph.D. student in computational math at Stanford University, specializing in deep learning.

Previously, I majored in math at Harvey Mudd College, and I was an intern at Google and Facebook. Find me on Stack Overflow and GitHub, or check out my resume.

Blog Posts

Perspectives on the variational autoencoder
Maximum entropy, KL divergence, and Bayesian inference
Flavors of Wasserstein GAN
Why does algebra work?
The Dirichlet function in closed form

Publications

Course Notes

Algebraic topology
Algorithms
Numerical linear algebra
Numerical partial differential equations
Partial differential equations
Statistical mechanics
Reinforcement learning