Welcome to Alex Tong Lin's personal webpage. I am currently a mathematics PhD student at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles).

I am currently a PhD candidate of Professor Stanley Osher, and my current research interests are Optimization and PDEs.

Quick facts about me: I was born and raised in San Francisco, and attended UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara) as an undergraduate.

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Email for non-teaching inquiries: ATLIN [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu

Office: IPAM 1129


List of books I've enjoyed reading:

     Freakonomics, by Stephen Dubner and Steve Levitt

     The Signal and the Noise, by Nate Silver

     Antifragile, by Nassim Taleb

     The Forever War, by Dexter Filkins

     All the Shah's Men, by Stephen Kinzer

     Chinese Politics in the Xi Jinping Era: Reassessing Collective Leadership, by Cheng Li

     Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction, by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner