• My work is supported by NSF grants DMS 1358648 (1200898, 2012-2016), DMS 1600782 (2016-2019), and DMS 1752345 (CAREER, 2018-2023).

  • Before coming to OSU I was trained at UPenn ('10-'12) as a postdoc. I also spent some time at Yale (as a research associate, '12-'13) and at IAS (as a von Neumann fellow, '15-'16).

  • I finished my Ph.D. at Rutgers in 2010 under the guidance by prof. Van Vu.

    Anti-concentration of random walks

    Anti-concentration of inhommogeneous random walks in non-abelian groups (preprint).
    Small probability, inverse theorems, and applications (with Van Vu, on the occasion of Paul Erdos' 100th anniversary, Bolyai Society Mathematical Studies, Vol. 25 (2013)).
    Inverse Littlewood-Offord problems and the singularity of random symmetric matrices (Duke Mathematics Journal Vol. 161, 4 (2012), 545-586).
    On the least singular value of random symmetric matrices (Electronic Journal of Probability 17 (2012), no. 53).
    Optimal inverse Littlewood-Offord theorems (with Van Vu, Advances in Mathematics, Vol. 226 6 (2011), 5298-5319) (Erratum).

    Universality phenomenon in random matrices and random polynomials

    Random matrices: repulsion in spectrum (submitted to Journal of Functional Analysis).
    Random eigenfunctions on flat tori: universality for the number of intersections (with Mei-Chu Chang, Oanh Nguyen, and Van Vu, submitted to International Mathematics Research Notices).
    Normal vector of a random hyperplane (with Van Vu, International Mathematics Research Notices, (2018) Issue 6, 1754-1778).
    Random matrices: tail bounds for gaps between eigenvalues (with Terence Tao and Van Vu, Probability Theory and Related Fields, (2017), Vol. 167, 3, 777-816).
    On the number of real roots of random polynomials (with Oanh Nguyen and Van Vu, Communications in Contemporary Mathematics (2016) Vol. 18, 4, 1550052).
    The elliptic law (with Sean O'Rourke, International Mathematics Research Notices (2015), Vol. 2015, 7620-7689).
    On the concentration of random multilinear forms and the universality of random block matrices (with Sean O'Rourke, Probability Theory and Related Fields (2015), Vol. 162, 1, 97-154).
    Real roots of random polynomials: expectation and repulsion (with Yen Do and Van Vu, Proceedings London Mathematical Society (2015), Vol. 111 (6), 1231-1260).
    Random doubly stochastic matrices: the circular law (Annals of Probability (2014), Vol. 42, No. 3, 1161-1196).
    Random matrices: law of the determinant (with Van Vu, Annals of Probability (2014), Vol. 42, No. 1, 146-167).


    Surjectivity of near square random matrices (with Elliot Paquette, submitted to Combinatorics, Probability and Computing).
    Eigenvectors of random matrices of symmetric entry distributions (with Sean Meehan, submitted to Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society).
    Concentration of distances in Wigner matrices (Linear Algebra and its Applications 536 (2018), 52-86).
    Asymptotic Lyapunov exponents for large random matrices (Annals of Applied Probability (2017), Vol. 27, No. 6, 3672-3705).
    A general law of large permanent (with Jozsef Balogh, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems (Series A), Vol. 37, no. 10, (2017)).
    Near invariance of the hypercube (with Scott Aaronson, Israel Journal of Mathematics (2016) 212, 385-417).
    On a condition number of random polynomial systems (Mathematics of Computation (2016) 85, 737-757).
    A new approach to an old problem of Erdos and Moser (Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A 119 (2012) 977-993).
    On the distribution of 3-AP in sparse subsets of Fpn (Combinatorics, Probability and Computing 20 (2011), 777-791).
    On two-point configurations in a random set (Integers 9 (2009), A3, 41-45).

    Structure in large sumset and applications

    A characterization of incomplete sequences in Fpd (with Van Vu, Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A, 119 (2012)).
    Squares in sumsets (with Van Vu, on the occasion of Endre Szemeredi's 70th birthday , Bolyai Society Mathematical Studies, Vol. 21 (2010)).
    A classification theorems for sumsets modulo a prime (with Van Vu, Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A, 16 (2009)).
    Subset sums in Fp (with Endre Szemeredi and Van Vu, Acta Arithmetica, 131 (2008), 303-316).