Ph.D in Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2019 (expected)

M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014

B.S. in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012

Publications

Tasissa, Abiy F., et al. "On the formation of Friedlander waves in a compressed-gas-driven shock tube." Proc. R. Soc. A. Vol. 472. No. 2186.
The Royal Society, 2016.

A. Tasissa, R. Lai, “Exact Reconstruction of Euclidean Distance Geometry Problem Using Low-rank Matrix Completion”,
Accepted, IEEE Transactions of Information Theory.
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A. Tasissa, R. Lai, "Matrix Completion in a General Non-orthonormal Basis", Submitted to Foundations of Computational Mathematics.
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Awards

Richard and Maureen DiPrima Graduate Research Award in Mathematics,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Summer 2018

Richard and Maureen DiPrima Graduate Research Award in Mathematics,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Summer 2017

Excellence in Undergraduate teaching, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Experimental Studies Group, 2012

Talks

Exact Reconstruction of Euclidean Distance Geometry Problem using Low-rank Matrix Completion,
July 10 2018, SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon

An Analysis of Local Coordinates Reconstruction of an Incomplete Manifold using Matrix Completion Theory,
July 11 2018, SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon

Exact Reconstruction of Distance Geometry Problem Using Low-rank Matrix Completion, April 8 2017,
Applied Mathematics Days, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Exact Reconstruction of Distance Geometry Problem Using Low-rank Matrix Completion, February 14 2017,
RTG Seminar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Modeling and Optimization of Reach and Exposure in Television Advertisements, Jun 23 2017,
Mathematical Problems in Industry Workshop, NJ Institute of Technology

Coughing and Sneezing, Lydia Bourouiba, Abiy Tasissa, John Bush, 2010, 63rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Volume 55, Number 16