John Marburger III Fellowship for Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Xujia Chen, Mathematics
Dissertation Title: Steenrod pseudocycles, bounding chains, and WDVV relations of string theory
Xujia Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Mathematics. Her dissertation research establishes the long-conjectured WDVV equations (recursion formulae) of real Gromov-Witten invariants for symplectic fourfolds.