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Hi! I’m a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Georgia Tech School of Mathematics, as well as a postdoctoral fellow with the Algorithms and Randomness Center (ARC).

(If you are a GATech student who wants to know about my spring 4032 class, go here)

Email:math@corrineyap.com
Address:School of Mathematics
686 Cherry St NW
Atlanta, GA 30332
Office: Klaus 2111
Skiles 022
CV:Link

About Me:

My research interests are in extremal and probabilistic combinatorics and their intersections with statistical physics. I earned my mathematics PhD in 2023 from Rutgers University, under the supervision of Bhargav Narayanan.

In my “spare time,” I perform my one-woman play Uniform Convergence at math departments around the country. I started writing it when I was an undergrad at Sarah Lawrence College where I concentrated in mathematics and theater. You can find more info about it on the Theater page.

I am also the incoming director of MathILy-Er, a summer program for high school students where we teach (primarily) discrete math via inquiry-based instruction. Before that, I was a Lead Instructor in 2022, and before that, I was an Apprentice Instructor with {MathILy, MathILy-Er} from 2015-21. Even before that, I was the MathILy PRiME from 2014-15.

News and Upcoming Events:

The MAA FOCUS magazine published a feature on me, written by Brian Katz! You can read it for free here.

  • November 12: HMMT at Harvard University, performance of Uniform Convergence
  • December 8: Lehigh-Minnesota Joint Probability Seminar (speaker)
  • Jan 3-6: Joint Math Meetings, San Francisco
    • AMS Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics (co-organizer with Sam Spiro)
    • AMS Special Session on Thresholds in Random Structures (speaker)
    • {MathILy, MathILy-Er, MathILy-EST} Yearly Gather (co-host with sarah-marie belcastro and Brian Freidin)
  • Jan 22-26: Oberwolfach Workshop on Discrete Geometry
  • March 28: IU Bloomington, performance of Uniform Convergence
  • Aug 12-16: BIRS Workshop on Frontiers of Statistical Mechanics and Theoretical Computer Science