Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

CV

- Florida Institute of Technology, assistant professor, 2022–present.
- Pennsylvania State University, postdoctoral scholar with Vladimir Itskov, 2021–2022.
- University of Hawaii at Manoa, temporary assistant professor with Evan Gawlik, 2019–2021.
- Washington University in St. Louis, Chauvenet postdoctoral lecturer with Ari Stern, 2016–2019.
- MIT, Ph.D. under Tom Mrowka, 2016.
- Caltech, B.S. Mathematics with a minor in Control and Dynamical Systems, 2011.

Please reach out to me if you are an undergraduate student interested in a capstone project or a graduate student interested in working with me.

- Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan and E. S. Gawlik, Blow-up Whitney forms, shadow forms, and Poisson processes, 2024.
- Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Symmetric bases for finite element exterior calculus spaces,
*Foundations of Computational Mathematics*, 2023. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan and E. S. Gawlik, Finite element approximation of the Levi-Civita connection and its curvature in two dimensions,
*Foundations of Computational Mathematics*, 2022. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Numerically computing the index of mean curvature flow self-shrinkers,
*Results in Mathematics***77**, 17, 2022. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Duality in finite element exterior calculus and Hodge duality on the sphere,
*Foundations of Computational Mathematics***21**, 1153–1180, 2021. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan and A. Stern, Charge-conserving hybrid methods for the Yang–Mills equations,
*SMAI Journal of Computational Mathematics***7**, 97–119, 2021. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan and A. Stern, Constraint-preserving hybrid finite element methods for Maxwell's equations,
*Foundations of Computational Mathematics***21**, 1075–1098, 2021. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Bounds on the index of rotationally symmetric self-shrinking tori,
*Geometriae Dedicata***213**, 82–106, 2021. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, The entropy of the Angenent torus is approximately 1.85122,
*Journal of Experimental Mathematics***30**(4), 587–594, 2021. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Duality in finite element exterior calculus, arXiv:1807.01161, 2018.
- Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Yang–Mills Replacement,
*Journal of Geometric Analysis***28**(4), 3603–3656, 2018. - D. Shi, Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, D. V. Zenkov, and A. M. Bloch, Hamel’s formalism for infinite-dimensional mechanical systems,
*Journal of Nonlinear Science***27**(1), 241–283, 2017. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Minimum product set sizes in nonabelian groups,
*Journal of Number Theory***132**(10), 2316–2335, 2012. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Uncovering the Lagrangian from observations of trajectories, Caltech senior thesis, 2011.
- Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, Distance in the ellipticity graph, arXiv:1006.4853, 2010.

- Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, More than math: The lasting benefits of summer programs,
*Imagine***21**(2), 20–21, 2013. - Y. I. Berchenko-Kogan, What do grad students in math do all day,
*Math Horizons***20**(3), 18–19, 2013. (français, 日本語, português)

- The combinatorics of finite element methods, colloquium, Florida Tech, 2023. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- The combinatorics of finite element methods, GallianFest, 2023. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Numerical methods in differential geometry, colloquium, Florida Tech, 2022. (slides) (embedded videos)
- Duality and symmetry in finite element exterior calculus, Oberwolfach, 2022. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Charge-conserving hybrid finite element methods for Maxwell's equations and the Yang–Mills equations, Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society, 2022. (slides)
- Symmetry in finite element exterior calculus, Finite Element Circus, 2022. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Inferring olfactory space from glomerular response data, COSYNE, 2022. (poster)
- Geometry and computation, colloquium, 2021. (slides) (embedded videos)
- Numerically computing the entropy and index of mean curvature flow self-shrinkers, Geometric Analysis Festival, 2021. (recording) (slides)
- Duality in finite element exterior calculus and the Hodge star on the sphere, AMS sectional meeting, University of Hawaii, special session on numerical methods for PDEs, 2019. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Numerical methods in geometric PDE, colloquium, 2019. (slides with overlays) (embedded videos)
- Duality in finite element exterior calculus, Finite Element Circus, 2018. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Hamel's formalism for infinite-dimensional mechanical systems, Foundations of Computational Mathematics, 2017. (poster)
- Yang-Mills replacement, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, mathematics of gauge fields seminar, 2017. (video recording)
- Yang-Mills replacement, AMS sectional meeting, Rutgers, special session in geometric analysis, 2015. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Uncovering the Lagrangian of a system from discrete observations, JMM, AMS session on dynamical systems, 2012. (slides) (slides with overlays)
- Distance in the ellipticity graph, JMM, AMS session on group theory, 2011. (slides) (slides with overlays)

- Notes on Stallings Foldings, Mathcamp, 2012.