Harbir Antil

Prospective Students and Postdocs

I am always looking for motivated students and postdocs to work with. Please contact me if there are any questions.

Current Members

Graduate Students
  • David Sayre (PhD)
  • Kiefer Green (PhD)
  • Hugo Diaz-Norambuena (PhD)
  • A.J. Bailey (PhD), jointly with Mahamadi Warma

Formers Members

Graduate Students
  • Deepanshu Verma PhD (Summer 2021)
    Title: Optimal Control Problems Constrained by Fractional PDEs and Applications to Deep Neural Networks
    Position after PhD: Distinguished Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University.
  • Mahendra Panagoda (PhD), jointly with Tyrus Berry (Summer 2021)
    Title: Convergence Analysis and Bilevel Optimization Algorithms for Matrix Completion Problems

  • John Maxwell MS-Math (Spring 2021)
    Title: Diametrical Risk Minimization
  • Ratna Khatri PhD (Spring 2020)
    Title: Role of Nonlocal Operators in Inverse and Deep Learning Problems
    Position after PhD: Research Scientist at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.
  • Tianyi Shi (visiting PhD student for summer 2019 from Cornell University)
    Title: Tensor Methods for Fractional PDEs.
  • Igor Semyonov: MS-Math (Fall 2019), jointly with National Institute of Health (NIH)
    Position after MS: Research Scientist at Army Night Vision Lab.

  • Dennis Marti: MS-Math (Spring 2019)
    Position after MS: Employed at Verizon.
  • Justin Thorpe: MS-Math (Spring 2018)
    Position after MS: PhD student Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University
  • Tuan Le: MS-Math (Fall 2017)
    Title: PDE Constrained Optimization under Uncertainty
    Position after MS: PhD student at Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University
  • Patrick Sodre PhD (Spring 2013) (Ricardo H. Nochetto, primary advisor)
    Title: Surface Tension Free Boundary Problems: Formulation, Optimal Control and Numerics
    Principal Scientist: Intelligent Automation, Inc.
  • Akwum Onwunta (August 2020 - August 2021)
    Position after GMU: Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Lehigh University.
  • Thomas Brown (May 2019 - July 2021)
  • Johannes Pfefferer (October - December 2015)
    Position after GMU: Permanent research scientist at Technical University, Munich
  • Pablo Venegas (August 2015 - January 2016)
    Position after GMU: Professor in Chile
  • Enrique Otarola (15 August 2014 - 15 June 2015)
    Position after GMU: Professor in Chile
Undergraduate Students
  • Brendan Gramp (Extreems, May 2018 - July 2019).
    Position after graduating from GMU: PhD Student Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park.

  • Lucas Bouck (Extreems, January 2016 - May 2018).
    2018 NSF GRFP Fellow (most prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship)
    2017 Goldwater Honorable Mentions
    Position after graduating from GMU: PhD Student Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Mae Markowski (Extreems, May 2015 - May 2016).
    2019 NSF GRFP Honorable Mention (most prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship)
    Position after graduating from GMU: PhD Student Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University.
    NSF-GRFP Honorable Mentions
  • Dangxing Chen (REU, summer 2013).
    Position after summer program: PhD Student in Mathematics department at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Alexander Goldstone (URCM 2013-14).
    PhD student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at George Mason University.