👋 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.


📃 You can access my CV here.


👨‍🏫 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