2020 Barry Goldwater Scholar: Alex Kokot

Author: Judy Hygema

Alex Kokot

The 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to Alex Kokot. Alex's career goal is as a Ph.D. in mathematics and to participate in research in allied fields such as mathematics, chemistry, and engineering. His key focus is on implementation and application of advanced techniques in mathematics.

Special thanks to Prof. Liviu Nicolaescu, Lei Zhang and Jie Qiu for being incredibly impactful, and also, special thanks Professor Sonja Mapes and the people at CUSE for being so supportive.

Mentor(s): Charles Johnson, Michael Gekhtman, Gary Bernstein
Campus Representative: Malgorzata Dobrowolska-Furdyna