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Melissa Sherman-Bennett

Education:

B.A., Mathematics, Bard College of Simon’s Rock; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

On the combinatorics of cluster structures in positroid varieties

Thesis Advisor:

Lauren Williams, Dwight Parker Robinson Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University

Research Topic:

Algebraic combinatorics, cluster algebras, total positivity

Mentor:

Igor Pak, Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles

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