Iswarya Sitiraju is the 2023 recipient of the Pasquale Porcelli Graduate Student Research Excellence Award. She is currently working on her doctoral dissertation under Professor Gestur Olafsson, with an expected graduation in Summer 2024. Her research focuses on homogeneous spaces, abstract harmonic analysis, and mathematical physics. She has already submitted an article to a top-tier journal in her field and is preparing another paper on deep learning with Professor Peter Wolenski. Her work has been recognized with invitations to present at several conferences. In addition to her research, Iswarya is a respected teacher and active department member, organizing seminars and participating in the Geaux program.
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