David Harper

Office: Skiles 153
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About Me

I am a PhD Student at Georgia Tech in the School of Mathematics. My primary research focus is within probability. Some of my interests include percolation, first passage percolation, random cluster models, and random growth models. My advisor is Michael Damron.


To Appear
(with M. Damron) Non-optimality of invaded geodesics in 2d critical first-passage percolation. To appear in Memorial volume for Vladas Sidoravicius. ArXiv

In Progress
(with M. Damron, J. Hanson, and W.-K. Lam) Dynamical 2d Critical First Passage Percolation.


I am currently a teaching assistant for Math 2551

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In addition to mathematics I am very passionate about programming. Some of my hobbies include computational mathematics, making awesome desktop apps using PyQT, and making games in Unity or Unreal Engine. Check out some of my stuff on my Github Pages site here .