# 👋 Hello there!

**About Me:**

👦 Name:

🅰️ First Name: Hong Kiat,

🅱️ Last Name: Tan,

🆎 Listed Name: **Hong Kiat Tan**.

🍵 “Drinks/US” Name: Max.

👨👨👦👦 Pronouns: He/Him/His.

👨🎓 I’m a third-year applied math graduate student at UCLA.

📚 I did my undergraduate studies at the National University of Singapore majoring/minoring in:

📗 Primary Major: Applied Mathematics,

📕 Secondary Major: Physics,

📘 Minor: Statistics.

**(Potential) Research Interests:**

♾️ Partial Differential Equations (PDEs):

- Analysis and Numerical Methods for PDEs and Systems of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws,
- Applications of Systems of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and Hyperbolic Balance Laws to Fluid Dynamics and Traffic Flow Networks,
- Finite-time Singularities arising from PDEs,
- Mathematical General Relativity (on the Weak Cosmic Censorship Conjecture).

📊 Statistics and Machine Learning:

- Approximation Theory in Machine Learning,
- Physics-Informed Machine Learning and Learning Hidden Systems of Conservation Laws.

**CV:**

📃 You can access my CV **here.**

**Teaching:**

👨🏫 Currently Teaching:

- (Spring 24.) Teaching Assistant for Math 174E: Mathematics of Finance for Mathematics/Economics Students.

🧑💻 Teaching Experiences:

- You can access them
**here.**

**Contact Me:**

📩 maxtanhk@math.ucla.edu

🏢 MS6161