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Email: dhruvr(at)mit.edu
I am a CLE Moore Instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In the summer of 2017 I was a coordinator of the SUMRY program for undergraduates at Yale. In Spring 2017 as a member at the Institute for Advanced Study, during the special semester on homological mirror symmetry. 

Research: My current research revolves around combinatorial structures that arise in the study of algebraic varieties. My primary focus has been on applications of tropical, non-archimedean, and logarithmic techniques to the geometry of curves, their moduli spaces, and their enumerative geometry. Here is a short non-technical description of some aspects of my work, aimed at a general scientist. Feel free to have a look at my cv or my papers. You can find my postdoctoral application materials from 2015 here. Updated materials will be available shortly.

Teaching: In Fall 2017 I will teach 18.782 at MIT, an introductory course on arithmetic geometry, aimed at undergraduate mathematics majors - information on this will be available soon. In Fall 2016, I taught 18.01A/18.02A, an accelerated single and multivariable calculus course for freshmen. 

Students: I enjoy learning mathematics with my talented and motivated high school and undergraduate students. In summer 2017 I directly supervised 6 undergraduate students at Yale's SUMRY program. In 2016-17 I supervised a high school student as part of MIT's PRIMES-USA program and one undergraduate student as part of a UROP

If you are an MIT undergraduate and want to work with me starting in Fall 2017, send me an email.

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