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About me


My name is Ke Wang. I am currently an assistant professor at Department of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Contact information:

  • Email: kewang at ust dot hk
  • Office: Room 3432
  • Office phone: + 852 34692016
  • Address: Department of Mathematics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Research interests:

  • Probabilistic combinatorics
  • Random structures
  • Random matrix theory and its applications

Work experience:

  • Assistant Professor (2019–present), Department of Mathematics, HKUST.
  • Research Assistant Professor (2016–2019), Department of Mathematics, HKUST.
  • Visiting Scholar (2015–2016), Department of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, California Institute of Technology.
     - Host: Joel Tropp.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2015–2016), HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), HKUST (on leave).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (2013–2015), Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota.
     - Host: Tiefeng Jiang.
  • Summer Internship (June–August 2011), Industrial Mathematics and Operation Research, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, US.

Education:

  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, Ph.D. in Mathematics, 2006–2013.
     – Advisor: Van H. Vu.
  • University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, B.S. in Mathematics, 2002–2006.

Awards:

  • 2020-2023     Hong Kong RGC grant ECS 26304920 (with the RGC Early Career Award).
  • 2019-2022     Hong Kong RGC grant GRF 16308219.
  • 2018-2021     Hong Kong RGC grant GRF 16301618.
  • 2017-2020     HKUST Initiation Grant IGN16SC05.