Kevin K Lin

Department of Mathematics
University of Arizona
617 N. Santa Rita Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0089

Phone: (520) 626-6628


UA affiliations

Positions held

Education and training



Please see my research page.


Please see my teaching page.

Professional service

Editorial board of Journal of Computational Dynamics.

Current students

Students currently working on their PhD dissertations, MS theses, or term projects with me.
Lane Robert LewisNeuroscience and Mathematics majors, UA Class of 2022
Alexa AucoinApplied Mathematics
Jared McBrideApplied Mathematics
Amber ThrallPhD student, Mathematics


Florence DunganMS Mathematics, 2021. Florence wrote her MS thesis on a nonparametric test for equality of distributions
Zhuo-Cheng XiaoPhD, Program in Applied Mathematics, 2020 (co-advised with Jean-Marc Fellous), now a Swartz Fellow at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University
Andrew GordonBS in Mathematics 2019. Andrew wrote an Honors Thesis on extending the group invariance theorem for perceptrons.
Patrick GreenePhD Applied Mathematics 2018. Dissertation: A Bayesian approach to spike sorting of neural data via source localization, now a postdoc in the Neuromedical Control Systems Lab in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University
Laura Figueroa Resa Summer student 2016 (co-advising with Tracy Stepien) visiting from UNAM via UA Global Initiative
Lizzie HannahBS in Mathematics UA 2017. Lizzie wrote an Honors Thesis on constraining frisbee tracking methods through Bayesian analysis of flying disc models; the project is really the brainchild of Physics graduate student Tom McClintock.
Dustin KeysBS in Mathematics UA 2012. Now a PhD student in Applied Mathematics at the University of Arizona.
Andrew LeachPhD Applied Mathematics 2017 (co-advised with Matthias Morzfeld) wrote a dissertation on Monte Carlo methods for stochastic differential equations and their applications. Andrew now works at Google.
David LyttlePhD Applied Mathematics 2013 (co-advised with Jean-Marc Fellous). Dissertation: Inhibition-mediated neural dynamics in the rodent spatial navigation system. David was awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. He is now a scientist at Finch Therapeutics.
Kyle MarshallBS in Mathematics UA 2009. Kyle went on to a earn a PhD at the University of Zürich.
Megan ShearerBS in Mathematics UA 2016. Megan wrote a thesis on implicit sampling and particle filters, and is now a PhD student in Computer Science at the University of Michigan.
Vera ThorntonBS in Mathematics UA 2017. Vera wrote two Honors Theses, one with me on in-silico evolution of gene regulatory networks and another with Bob Wilson on decsion making.
Jason XuBS in Mathematics UA 2012. Jason wrote an Honors Thesis on MCMC, went on to earn a PhD in Statistics from the University of Washington. After an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomathematics at UCLA, he is now an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Duke University.
This page was last updated on August 30, 2021.