The Berkeley Math Circle

People

Zvezda Stankova

Zvezda Stankova

Director of Berkeley Math Circle

PhD, Teaching Professor, UC Berkeley

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Anna Vardapetyan

Math Taught the Right Way Administrative Assistant

Anna is an undergraduate at UC Berkeley majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology and Public Health with a minor in Data Science. She's excited to work at the BMC because it reminds her of her unusual and fun upbringing in mathematics. She's an alumna of the Russian School of Mathematics.

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Ovya Ganesan

Berkeley Math Circle-Upper Administrative Assistant

Ovya is an undergraduate at Berkeley majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology-Genetics. She loves the Berkeley Math Circle because it provides an opportunity for young students to be challenged and inspired by mathematics, which is something that unfortunately does not happen very often in regular curriculums.

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Selena Ding

BMC- Upper Beginners I & II Assistant

Selena is an undergraduate at Berkeley majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology. She loves the Berkeley Math Circle because math is too cool to only be taught in school.

Current BMC Instructors

Aaron Kleinman

Aaron Kleinman

23andMe, a biotech company, Mountain View

Ali Gurel

Ali Gurel

AlphaStar Academy, South Bay Area

Bernt Wahl

Bernt Wahl

UC Berkeley

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BMC Staff

Brian Williams

MSRI/Northwestern U.
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Charles Fougeron

MSRI/Max-Planck-Institute
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Chris Kottke

MSRI/New College of Florida
Chris Overton

Chris Overton

Ph. D. Stanford, Algebraic Topology 

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Colleen Delaney

MSRI/Indiana University

PhD UCSB Mathematical physics

 

Dami Lee

MSRI/U. Washington
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Daniel Grieser

MSRI/Universität Oldenburg
Ellen Kulinsky

Ellen Kulinsky

AoPS

BA UC Berkeley, UCLA Math Circle, BMC-Elementary

Elysee Wilson-Egolf

Elysee Wilson-Egolf

UCB/Urban School of SF

BA in Math UCB, CEED Teacher Oakland

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Emiliano Gomez

Lecturer at UC Berkeley
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Espen Slettnes

BMC Student and Instructor

Berkeley Math Circle Alumnus

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Henri Picciotto

Math Education Consultant and Curriculum Developer

https://www.mathed.page/

The Urban School of San Francisco

University of San Francisco

 

Igor Ganichev

Igor Ganichev

Ph.D. UC Berkeley

Google Inc.

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Irene Lo

Stanford/Columbia U.
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Jacob Shapiro

MSRI/Australian National U.
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Jayadev Athreya

MSRI/U. Washington. Illinois Geometry Lab, University of Illinois
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Joshua Zucker

AoPS

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Katrina Morgan

MSRI/UNC-Chapel Hill
Kelli Talaska

Kelli Talaska

UCB/Octopus Math

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Kolya Malkin

MSRI/Yale
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Konstantin Kakaes

Simons Institute
Laura Pierson

Laura Pierson

Harvard

BMC Participant, MC Coordinator, USAJMO Winner

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Lisa Goldberg

UCB/ Aperio Group

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Melanie Matchett Wood

UCB
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Nikhil Sahoo

Undergraduate Mathematics Major at UC Berkeley
Norm Prokup

Norm Prokup

College Preparatory School

Olga Holtz

Olga Holtz

Professor of Mathematics

UC Berkeley

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Pablo Ocal

MSRI/Texas A&M University

Paula Verdugo

MSRI
Pierre

Pierre Simon

Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley
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Pratima Karpe

IIT Bombay/SUNY at Buffalo

Saint Mary's College

Quan Lam

Quan Lam

Office of the UC President 
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Richard Borcherds

Richard Borcherds

Professor of Mathematics

UC Berkeley

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Roy Zhao

UCB
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Stephen Morgan

MSRI/U.Sydney
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Ted Alper

Stanford MC
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Yun Lu

Simons/University of Edinburgh
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Zsuzsanna Dancso

MSRI/U.Sydney

Previous BMC Instructors

Aaron Abrams

Aaron Abrams

Research Fellow

MSRI/Emory University
Atlanta Math Circle

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Adam Smith

Simons Institute/ Boston University

Adrien Kassel

Adrien Kassel

Graduate Student

École Normale Supérieure, France/MSRI

Alain Valette

Alain Valette

MSRI/Universite de Neuchatel, Switzerland

Alex Zorn

Alex Zorn

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
Alexander Furman

Alexander Furman

MSRI/University of Illinois, Chicago

Alexander Givental

Alexander Givental

Professor of Mathematics

UC Berkeley

AlexPaulin

Alexander Paulin

Lecturer of Mathematics at UC Berkeley
Alexander Shapiro

Alexander Shapiro

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
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Alina Ene

Simons Institute

Boston University

Alon Amit

Alon Amit

Origami Logic

Amos Fiat

Amos Fiat

Simons Institute/Tel Aviv U.

Andre Henriques

Andre Henriques

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

MSRI/Utrecht University

Andrea Jedwab

Andrea Jedwab

Tehiyah Day School/ Saint Mary's College

Andrew Dudzik

Andrew Dudzik

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
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Annie Raymond

MSRI

University of Washington

Anuj Dawar

Anuj Dawar

Simons/U. Cambridge, UK

Anupam Das

Anupam Das

UCB/Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France

Art Benjamin

Art Benjamin

Professor of Mathematics

Harvey-Mudd College

Austin Shapiro

Austin Shapiro

Proof School 
BMC Alumnus

Ayelet Lindenstrauss

Ayelet Lindenstrauss

Associate Professor of Mathematics

MSRI/Indiana University 
Bloomington Math Circle

Benjamin Moseley

Benjamin Moseley

Simons/Washington U.

Bernd Sturmfels

Bernd Sturmfels

UC Berkeley

Bjorn Poonen

Bjorn Poonen

Professor of Mathematics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Brandy Wiegers

Brandy Wiegers

Program Director, Outreach and Student Success

Center for Science and Mathematics Education, SCI 211
San Francisco State University

Brian Conrad

Brian Conrad

Professor of Mathematics

Stanford University

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Bruno Benedetti

MSRI

University of Miami

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Carsten Schuett

MSRI

Christian-Albrechts University, Germany

Christina Sormani

Christina Sormani

Professor of Mathematics

MSRI/CUNY GC and Lehman College

Ciprian Demeter

Ciprian Demeter

MSRI/Indiana U Bloomington

Claudiu Raicu

Claudiu Raicu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Princton University

Cliff Stoll

Cliff Stoll

Teacher/Author

Tehiyah Day School

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Codina Cotar

Assistant Professor of Statistical Science

MSRI/University College, London

Cornelia Anna Van Cott

Cornelia Anna Van Cott

University of San Francisco

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Cynthia Vinzant

Simons Institute

NCSU

Dagan Karp

Dagan Karp

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Harvey Mudd College

Dan Asimov

Dan Asimov

UC Berkeley

Dan-Andrei Geba

Dan-Andrei Geba

Associate Professor

University of Rochester

Dana Paquin

Dana Paquin

EPGY Head of Mathematics Programs Director

Stanford Math Circle

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Daniel Disegni

MSRI 
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Daniel Juteau

Daniel Juteau

MSRI 
Caen University, Normandy, France

Danielle Fong

Danielle Fong

Cofounder and the chief scientist at LightSail Energy

Danielle is a cofounder and the chief scientist at LightSail Energy, a green energy startup company, applying advances in thermodynamics to challenges in energy storage and generation. She publishes essays at DanielleFong.com

Dave Auckly

Dave Auckly

Associate Director Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
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Davi Maximo

MSRI/Stanford University

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David Gomprecht

Dalton School

New York Math Circle

Dimitar Grantcharov

Dimitar Grantcharov

Associate Professor of Mathematics University of Texas Arlington
Dimitri Zvonkine

Dimitri Zvonkine

Researcher in Mathematics

University Paris-VI/MSRI

Dimitry Kleinbock

Dimitry Kleinbock

MSRI 
Brandeis University

Dmitry Fuchs

Dmitry Fuchs

Professor of Mathematics

UC Davis

Dmitry Fuchs

Dmitry Fuchs

UC Davis

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Dmitry Vaintrob

Visiting Assistant Professor at UCB
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Dustin Mixon

Assistant Professor at Ohio State University

Simons/OSU

Eleonara Di Nezza

Eleonara Di Nezza

MSRI/Imperial College, London

Elina Robeva

Elina Robeva

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
Elwyn Berlekamp

Elwyn Berlekamp

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

UC Berkeley

Emanuel Indrei

Emanuel Indrei

Postdoctoral Fellow

MSRI/University of Texas at Austin

Emily Riehl

Emily Riehl

Postdoctoral Fellow

MSRI/Harvard University

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Eran Nevo

Professor at Einstein Institute of Mathematics

MSRI

Hebrew University

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Eric Allender

Distinguished Professor at Rutgers

Rutgers, State University of NJ

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Eric Hallman

PhD candidate at UCB Berkeley
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Eric Price

Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Simons Institute/ U Texas, Austin

Ernesto Nungesser

Ernesto Nungesser

Postdoctoral Fellow

MSRI/Trinity College Dublin

Eugenia Rosu

Eugenia Rosu

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
Evan Chen

Evan Chen

Harvard University 
BMC Alumnus

Evan O'Dorney

Evan O'Dorney

Princeton University 
BMC Alumnus

Federico Ardila

Federico Ardila

Associate Professor San Francisco State University
Frank Sottile

Frank Sottile

Simons Institute 
Texas A&M University

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Gabriel Carroll

Stanford University

Gregorio Malajovich

Gregorio Malajovich

Simons Institute 
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Grigor Sargsyan

Grigor Sargsyan

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Rutgers University

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Hong Chen

PhD Physics, Toronto/Radiation Oncology, Keiser
Ian Le

Ian Le

University of Chicago

Ilia Smilga

Ilia Smilga

Graduate Student

École Normale Supérieure, France/MSRI

Ioana Dumitriu

Ioana Dumitriu

Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics

Associate Professor of Mathematics
University of Washington, Seattle

Ioannis Emiris

Ioannis Emiris

Simons Institute 
University of Athens, Greece

Iryna Kashuba

Iryna Kashuba

UC Berkeley 
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

James Propp

James Propp

Professor of Mathematics

University of Massachusetts Lowell/UCB

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James Sethian

Professor at UC Berkeley

Jarek Buczynski

Simons Institute 
Institute of Mathematics of Polish Academy of Sciences

Jelani Nelson

Jelani Nelson

Postoctoral Fellow in Theoretical Computer Science

MSRI/IAS/Harvard

Jesse Thorner

Jesse Thorner

MSRI/Emory University

Joanna Ochremiak

Joanna Ochremiak

Simons/UPC Barcelona

Joe Buhler

Joe Buhler

Former Deputy Director, MSRI

Director, Centre for Communications Research, San Diego

John McSweeney

John McSweeney

Research Assistant Professor

Concordia/MSRI

John Schulman

John Schulman

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
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Joseph Hirsh

Instructor in Pure Mathematics

MSRI/MIT

Keith Ball

Keith Ball

Professor of Mathematics

London's Global University (UCL)/MSRI

Keith Conrad

Keith Conrad

Professor of Mathematics

University of Connecticut

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Ken Ribet

Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley

AMS President

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Khrystyna Serhiyenko

Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky at Lexington.
Kim Eunjung

Kim Eunjung

Simons Institute

Kiran Kedlaya

Kiran Kedlaya

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Kristin DeVleming

Postdoc at UCSD Math Department

MSRI/ UW

Lei Yang

Lei Yang

MSRI 
Ohio State University

Lior Pachter

Lior Pachter

UC Berkeley

Madhusudan Manjunath

Madhusudan Manjunath

UC Berkeley

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Maia Averett

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mills College

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Manuel Sabin

PhD candidate at UC Berkeley

Simons/UC Berkeley

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Marcus Khuri

Professor of Mathematics

MSRI/Stony Brook University

Maria Colombo

Maria Colombo

PhD Student

MSRI/Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

Maria Gillespie

Maria Gillespie

UC Berkeley
Maryanthe Malliaris

Maryanthe Malliaris

L.E. Dickson Instructor MSRI/University of Chicago

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Masha Vlasenko

Research fellow

 Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw

MSRI/IMPAN Poland

Matt Beck

Matt Beck

Associate Professor of Mathematics

San Francisco State University

Matthew Anderson

Matthew Anderson

Simons/Union College, NY

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Matyas Sustik

Software Engineer

WalmartLabs

Michael Larsen

Michael Larsen

Professor of Mathematics

MSRI/Indiana University 
Bloomington Math Circle

Michael Luby

Michael Luby

Simons Institute
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley

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Mihai Munteanu

Postdoc in Mathematics

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

UC Berkeley

Mikael Passare

Mikael Passare

Professor of Mathematics

University of Stockholm

Miklos Racz

Miklos Racz

Graduate Student in Statistics

UCB/MSRI

Mira Bernstein

Mira Bernstein

Researcher in Health Economics

Cambridge, MA, USA
Canada MathCamp Founder and Director

Nadya Gurevich

Nadya Gurevich

MSRI 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Natalya St. Clair

Natalya St. Clair

Harvey Mudd College and University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nathanael Fijalkow

Nathanael Fijalkow

Simons/U. Oxford, UK

Ngoc Tran

Ngoc Tran

Graduate Student in Statistics

UC Berkeley

Nick Andersen

Nick Andersen

MSRI/UCLA

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Nick Davidson

Postdoc in Mathematics

University of Oklahoma

MSRI

Nicolas Saxce

MSRI 
Hebrew University

Olga Maleva

Olga Maleva

MSRI

University of Bermingham, UK

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Paata Ivanisvili

Assistant Professor at UC Irvine

MSRI

Kent State University

Paul Melvin

Paul Melvin

Professor of Mathematics

Bryn Mawr College

Paul Zeitz

Paul Zeitz

Professor of Mathematics

University of San Francisco

Peter Bates

Peter Bates

MSRI/Michigan State
Peter Selinger

Peter Selinger

Simons/Dalhousie University

Peter Winker

Peter Winker

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

MSRI/Dartmouth

Petra Munih

Petra Munih

PhD Biophysics/Structural Biology, Brandeis/Harvard U.

Piotr Achinger

Piotr Achinger

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
Po-Shen Loh

Po-Shen Loh

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Carnegie Mellon University 
Leader of the USA International Math Olympiad Team

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Ramon van Handel

Associate Professor

Princeton University

MSRI

Robert Bryant

Robert Bryant

Director

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

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Robert Kleinberg

Simons Institute/Cornell U.

Robert Kusner

Robert Kusner

MSRI/U. Massachusetts at Amherst
Robin Hartshorne

Robin Hartshorne

Professor of Mathematics

UC Berkeley

Sam Hopkins

Sam Hopkins

Simons Institute 
Cornell University

Sam Vandervelde

Sam Vandervelde

Assistant Professor

St. Lawrence University

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Samir Khuller

Chair of Computer Science at Northwestern University

Simons Institute

UMD

Sanjam Garg

Sanjam Garg

EECS at UC Berkeley

Sara

Sara Tukachinsky

MRSI/IAS

Sean Howe

Sean Howe

Assistant Professor in Mathematics at University of Utah

MSRI/Stanford University

Sean Tilson

Sean Tilson

Graduate Student

MSRI/Wayne State University

Sergei Ovchinnikov

Sergei Ovchinnikov

Professor of Mathematics

San Francisco State University

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Sergei Tabachnikov

Professor

MRSI

Penn State University

 

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Serkan Hosten

Professor San Francisco State University

SFSU

Shay Moran

Shay Moran

Simons/UCSD

Shmuel Weinberger

Shmuel Weinberger

Professor of Mathematics

University of Chicago/MSRI

Shuangjian Zhang

Shuangjian Zhang

Graduate Student

MSRI/University of Toronto

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Sofya Raskhodnikova

Professor and Associate Chair of the Faculty, Computer Science

Simons/Boston U

Sungjin Im

Sungjin Im

Simons/EECS at UC Merced

Suresh Venkatasubramanian

Suresh Venkatasubramanian

Assistant Professor of the School of Computing

Simons Institute/University of Utah

Svente Linusson

Svente Linusson

Professor of Mathematics

Stockholm U (dot),Sweden/MSRI

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Svetlana Roudenko

MSRI/George Washington
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Swati Gupta

Assistant Professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech

MSRI

Simons Institute/ MIT

Tatiana Shubin

Tatiana Shubin

San Jose State University

Ted Alper

Ted Alper

EPGY

Stanford Math Circle

Ted Courant

Ted Courant

Math Department Chair

The Bentley School 
Oakland/East Bay Math Circle

Thomas Wasserman

Thomas Wasserman

MSRI/University of Oxford

Tom Davis

Tom Davis

Co-Founder of Silicon Graphics

PhD, Organizer of San Jose Math Circle

Tom Rike

Tom Rike

Mathematics Teacher

Oakland High School
Oakland Math Circle

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Tomasz Tkocz

Assistant Professor Carnegie Mellon University Department of Mathematical Sciences

MSRI

Princeton

Tomer Kotek

Tomer Kotek

Simons/Vienna U. of Technology

Ugo Montanari

Ugo Montanari

Simons/Universita di Pisa, Italy

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Vadim Volodsky

MSRI/ U Oregon

Valentin Tonita

Valentin Tonita

Project Researcher

Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Japan

Vera Vertesi

Vera Vertesi

C L E Moore Instuctor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Walaa Moursi

Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary

Simons Institute

University of Calgary, Canada

William Meyerson

William Meyerson

MSRI/Helsinki

Wung-Kum Fong

Wung-Kum Fong

Alumnae, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Yael Degany

Yael Degany

Graduate Student UC Berkeley
Yvonne Lai

Yvonne Lai

RTG Assistant Professor

University of Michigan

Zack Judson

Former Lecturer, UC Berkeley

DeAnza Community College

Zandra Vinegar

Zandra Vinegar

MoMath 

Zhiren Wang

Zhiren Wang

Postoctoral Fellow

MSRI

BMC Hall of Fame

Alexandra Michel

Alexandra Michel
Assistant for BMC-Beginners & BMC-Intermediate I

Alexandra Michel is a student at Mills College, where she is working on her BA in Mathematics. She hopes to go on to a PhD program in mathematics after graduating from Mills in spring of 2015. In addition to doing math, she loves to dance, travel, and meet new people. 

Harry Main-Luu

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UW-Madison, PhD Student

BMC-Upper Admin and MTRW Assistant (2016-2019)

BMC and MTRW Instructor (2017-2019)

UC Berkeley, BA in Mathematics

Harry is an undergraduate at UC Berkeley, majoring in pure Mathematics with a minor in Creative Writing and a minor in Cal Teach. Prior to transferring to Berkeley, Harry worked as a Performance Manager at the multi-venue theater Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Orange County. Harry was born and raised in Vietnam where mathematics was taught very differently. BMC and MTRW bring back fond childhood memories when he developed his love for the blackboard and the colorful chalks.

Hojae Lee

Hojae Lee
Assistant for Berkeley Math Circle Upper (2011-2015)

Undergraduate Student at UC Berkeley. 

Ivan Matic

Ivan Matic
Former BMC Assistant, Postdoctoral Fellow

Duke University

Lilit Martirosyan

Lilit Martirosyan
Former BMC Assistant

Math Graduate Student at UC Berkeley

Nikolay Grantcharov

Nikolay Grantcharov
Assistant for Berkeley Math Circle Upper

Nikolay is a undergraduate at UC Berkeley majoring in Mathematics.

Niraek Jain-Sharma

Math Taught the Right Way Administrative Assistant

Noah Lee

Noah Lee
Assistant for Berkeley Math Circle Upper -- Fall 2016

Noah is a undergraduate at UC Berkeley majoring in Applied Mathematics. Outside of class, Noah enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the gym, playing video games, and trying new foods. 

Roseanna Pealatere

Roseanna Pealatere
Academic Assistant for BMC-Beginners

Roseanna is a senior at Mills College in Oakland. She is a major in Mathematics and a minor in Biology. She is also beginning a Master's program in Education and plans to pursue her teaching credentials in Mathematics and Biology for teaching in junior high and high schools.

Yaron Greenwald

Yaron Greenwald
Assistant for BMC-Beginners

Yaron recently graduated from Berkeley High School and five years of attending Math Circle as a student. He will be starting at Brandeis next fall.