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 Twitter, Stack Overflow, and GitHub, or check out my resume.

Blog Posts

A Bayesian trains a classifier
Perspectives on the variational autoencoder
Maximum entropy, KL divergence, and Bayesian inference
Flavors of Wasserstein GAN
Why does algebra work?
Min/max of two functions
The Dirichlet function in closed form

Research

Course Notes

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