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Department of Mathematics Columbia University 2990 Broadway New York, NY 10027, USA 

Email:  weitao dot zhu at columbia dot edu 
Hi, I am a fifthyear PhD student in mathematics at Columbia University. My advisor is Ivan Corwin and my main research interests include probability theory and integrable systems.
During fall 2021, I participated in the "Universality and Integrability in Random Matrix Theory and Interacting Particle Systems" program at the Mathematical Science Research Institute as a Vitulli program associate fellow.
Before Columbia, I was an undergraduate student at Williams College and my senior thesis advisor was Susan Loepp.
Research

(with Sayan Das) Short and longtime path tightness of the continuum directed random polymer, 2022 (to appear in Ann. Inst. H. Poincare Probab. Statist.) [arXiv]

(with Sayan Das) Localization of the continuum directed random polymer, 2022 [arXiv]

(with Sayan Das) Uppertail large deviation principle for the ASEP, Electronic Journal of Probability, vol. 27 (2021) [arXiv]

(with Dimitrov et al) Tightness of Bernoulli Gibbsian line ensembles, Electronic Journal of Probability, vol. 26 (2020) [arXiv]

(with Cotron et al) Lacunary Etaquotients modulo powers of primes, Ramanujan Journal (2020). [DOI]

(with Di Giosia et al) Optimal monohedral tilings of hyperbolic surfaces, 2019. [arxiv]

(with Bongiovanni et al) Double bubbles on the real line with logconvex density, 2017. [arxiv]

(with Di Giosia et al) The log convex density conjecture in hyperbolic space, RoseHulman Undergraduate Math Journal (2017). [DOI]
 (with Di Giosia et al) Balls isoperimetric in R^n with volume and perimeter densities r^m and r^k, 2016. [arxiv]
Invited Talks
 University of Maryland, College Park Probability Seminar, Feb 2023
 Columbia University Probability Seminar, Feb 2023
 ColumbiaPrinceton Probability Day (short talk), Apr 2021
Teaching
 Instructor: Summer 2021  MATH UN1102  Calculus II, rating: 4.5/5

Teaching assistant:
 Spring 2023  Current  Probability II (graduate)
 Spring 2021  Fall 2022  Calculus I, II, III, Linear Algebra
 Fall 2020  GR6151  Analysis and Probability I (graduate), rating: 5/5
Seminars
 Fall 2021  Organizer of the MSRI program associates' seminar (Partially coorganized with Yujin Kim)
 Spring 2019  (coorganizer with Juan Munoz and Nguyen Chi Dung) Michael Zhao Memorial Student Colloquium