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Zachary Abel is a second year mathematics Ph.D. student at MIT. His Research focuses on the interactions between geometry and theoretical computer science. Before MIT he completed a joint mathematics and computer science BA at Harvard University.
Abel designs and builds Mathematical Sculptures, attempting to reveal hidden geometric beauty in office supplies and other modest materials.
He remains active in teaching math at all levels. After competing in many competitions including Mathcounts (Texas team), the International Mathematics Olympiad (US team), and the Putnam competition (Harvard team).
Abel also coaches the USA Math Olympiad Summer Program (MOSP), the AwesomeMath Summer Program (AMSP), and the Texas teams of the American Regions Math League (ARML), among others.