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 student of Professor Stanley Osher, and I 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.

Please enjoy this picture while you're here :-) [taken at the Getty Museum]


Teaching for Fall 2017

PIC 10A with Professor Alexey Miroshnikov.
     Office hours: T,R at 11-11:50am in PIC lab

PIC 10B with Professor Claudia Falcon.
     Office hours: T,R at 11-11:50am in PIC lab

Email for students: ATLIN23UCLA [at] gmail [dot] com

Office: IPAM 1129

PIC 10A Material, Fall 2017
Week 0: Thurs
Week 1: Tues Thurs
Week 2: Tues Thurs
Week 3: Tues Thurs
Week 4: no material
Week 5: Tues no material for Thursday
Week 6: Tues Thurs
Week 7: Tues Thurs

PIC 10B Material, Fall 2017
Week 0: (Introduction)
Week 1: Tues
Week 2: Tues
Week 3: Tues
Week 4: Tues
Week 5: Tues
Week 6: no material
Week 7: Thurs Thursdays are (usually) homework help.

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