Welcome to Sarah Percival’s home page
I am a TEAM-UP postdoc at Michigan State University in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. My research involves using topological data analysis to study protein folding as part of a collaboration with PIs Dan Chitwood, Alex Dickson, Liz Munch.
- Computational topology
- Topological data analysis
- Reeb spaces
- Mathematics and biology
You can find my CV here
I am co-organizing a workshop at SoCG 2023 on Mobius Inversions and Reeb Spaces.
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- B. A. in Mathematics and Statistics, Rice University, 2014
- PhD in Mathematics, Purdue University, 2021, advisded by Saugata Basu. Dissertation “Efficient Computation of Reeb Spaces and First Homology Groups”.
- Summer intern at IBM in 2020 and 2021.
- The National Association of Mathematicians (NAM)
- The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
- The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
- The American Mathematical Society (AMS)
- I play viola in the MSU Concert Orchestra
- I am a member of MSU’s Club Gymnastics team
I strive to make my research available to all. I am currently in the process of creating screen-reader accessible versions of my papers, and welcome any input and feedback on making my website and research more accessible.