Carson Kent

  • Program Years: 2015-2019
  • Academic Institution: Stanford University
  • Field of Study: Computational and Mathematical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Jose Blanchet
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (2017)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Colorado School of Mines, 2015

Current Status

  • Research Area: Computational and Mathematical Engineering


J.Blanchet, A. Jambulapati, C. Kent, A. Sidford. Towards Optimal Running Times for Optimal Transport. (2018). ArXiv:1810.07717

P. Constantine, C. Kent, and T. Bui-Thanh. Accelerating Markov Chain Monte Carlo with Active Subspaces. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 38(2016).

C. Kent, A. Fisher, D. Zage, and J. Jarocki, Using Linkography to Understand Cyberattacks. Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security. 2015.

A. Fisher and C. Kent, Linkography of Cyber Attacks to Inform Honey token Placement. SAND2014-15926D, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2014.

K. Gurgle, L. Jaffe, and C. Kent, Quantum Information Simulation. SAND2014-16156D, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2014.

L. Orr and C. Kent, Optimized HPC Approach to CT Reconstruction. SAND2012-6014C, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2012.


Colorado School of Mines Applied Mathematics and Statistics Outstanding Graduating Senior 2015

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (Declined) 2015

Putnam Exam Top 500 (1st in Colorado) 2015

Colorado School of Mines Research Council Undergraduate Fellowship, Colorado School of Mines, 2014

Dean's List, Colorado School of Mines, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

President's Scholarship, Colorado School of Mines, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014