My name is Izabel Aguiar!

I’m a PhD candidate at Stanford’s Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering where I’m lucky to be advised by Johan Ugander. I’m incredibly grateful to be a Knight-Hennessy Scholar and NSF Graduate Research Fellow. I received my BS in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the Colorado School of Mines in May 2017 and my MS in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder in August 2018. After receiving my MS I was a visiting researcher in the Stanford Autonomous Systems Lab, a Safeway cake decorator, and the owner and baker of Bell’s Bakery.

My research interests include network science, numerical linear algebra, dimension reduction, dynamical systems, uncertainty quantification, and science communication.

I also love drawing, writing, reading, sewing, painting, hiking, cooking, and traveling!

I’m passionate about interdisciplinary research, the power of education, and the importance of effective communication.

Please feel free to get in touch with me at izabel.p.aguiar@gmail.com