Ph.D. in Mathematics • *September 2016*

Title: On Relating Aspects of Tropical Geometry, Cluster Algebras, and Zonotopal Algebras

Supervisor: Olga Holtz

M.A. in Mathematics • *May 2013*

Title: Cluster Algebras and the Positive Part of a Tropical Variety

Supervisor: Lauren Williams

B.A. in Mathematics • *December 2009*

Honors Thesis Title: Tropical Quadratics Through Three Points

Supervisor: Bernd Sturmfels

Berlin Mathematical School Fellowship Recipient• *2015*

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient• *2011*

Berkeley Graduate Division Summer Grant• *2011*

NSF Fellowship Graduate Research Honorable Mention Recipient• *2010*

UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Fellowship Recipient• *2010*

MAA-AMS Meeting Undergrad. Poster Session Award Recipient• *2010*

Wipprecht-Stiftung Research Grant• *2010*

UC Berkeley Alumni Scholarship Leadership Award• *2006*

UC Berkeley Cal Bears Scholarship• *2006*

Slicing the simplex via a zonotopal analysis of double-tree graphs

(with Amos Ron)

*in preparation.*

Towards a Uniform Subword Complex Description of All Acyclic Finite Type Cluster Algebras

(with Christian Stump)

*preprint (2016) arXiv:1608.07083.*

Cluster Algebras of Type D4, Tropical Planes, and the Positive Tropical Grassmannian

(with Cesar Ceballos and Jean-Philippe Labbé)

*Beiträge zur Algebra und Geometrie / Contributions to Algebra and Geometry (2016), 1–22.*

Moduli of Tropical Plane Curves

(with Michael Joswig, Ralph Morrison and Bernd Sturmfels)

*Research in the Mathematical Sciences 2:4 (2015) 31pp.*

Tropical Quadrics through Three Points

(with Bernd Sturmfels)

*Linear Algebra and its Applications 435 (2011) 1778-1785.*

Lehrauftrag • *October 2015 - March 2016*

Teaching assistant of Günter Ziegler for the course Diskrete Geometrie I.

Stanford International Youth Program Instructor • *August 2014*

Instructor for Stanford University’s Stanford International Youth Program, teaching an introduction to statistics and Bayes' theorem.

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies Course Instructor • *July 2012 - August 2014*

Course instructor for Stanford University’s Pre-Collegiate Studies Summer Institutes logic and problem solving courses.

Course Instructor • *January 2013*

Course instructor for Eduexplora and Stanford University’s Pre-Collegiate Studies Summer Institutes high school logic and problem solving course in Santiago, Chile.

Graduate Student Instructor • *January 2013 - June 2013*

Graduate Student instructor for Math 54, UC Berkeley’s course on linear algebra and differential equations, under Constantin Teleman.

Graduate Student Instructor • *January 2012 - June 2012*

Graduate Student instructor for Math 54, UC Berkeley’s course on linear algebra and differential equations, under Maciej Zworski.

Graduate Student Instructor • *January 2011 - June 2011*

Graduate Student instructor for Math 1B, UC Berkeley’s course on the second semester of single variable calculus, under Richard Borcherds.

Cluster Algebras of Type D4 and Tropical Positivity

*BMS Student Conference Technische Universität Berlin*•

Cluster Algebras of Type D4 and Tropical Positivity

*Algebraic Geometry Seminar Universität des Saarlandes*•

Cluster Algebras of Type D4 and Tropical Positivity

*Seminar on NonLinear Algebra Technische Universität Berlin*•

Cluster Algebras of Type D4 and Tropical Positivity

*Discrete Geometry Seminar Freie Universität Berlin*•

Toric Varieties and Fans

*Toric Varieties Seminar Freie Universität Berlin*•

Moduli of Tropical Plane Curves

*Combinatorics Seminar Fields Institue, Toronto*•

Moduli of Tropical Plane Curves

*BMS Student Conference Technische Universität Berlin*•

Moduli of Tropical Plane Curves

*Discrete Geometry Seminar Freie Universität Berlin*•

Moduli of Tropical Plane Curves

*Algebra Seminar Queen Mary, University of London*•

Moduli of Tropical Plane Curves

*Combinatorics Seminar Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, Linz*•

Tropical Fans and the Moduli Spaces of Tropical Curves

*Tropical Curves Seminar Technische Universität Berlin*•

Realizing Metric Graphs of genus g as Smooth Tropical Plane Curves

*Ph.D. Colloquium University of Regensburg*•

Realizing Metric Graphs of genus g as Smooth Tropical Plane Curves

*Student Tropical Algebraic Geometry Seminar Yale University*•

Constructing Representations Using the Borel-Weil Method

*Lie Groups Seminar Freie Universität Berlin*•

Constructing Representations Using the Peter-Weyl Theorem

*Lie Groups Seminar Freie Universität Berlin*•

Cluster Algebras and the Positive Part of a Tropical Variety

*Graduate Student Combinatorics Conference University of Minnesota*•

Reduced Plabic Graphs and Cluster Transformations

*Geometric Representation Theory Seminar University of California, Berkeley*•

The Positive Part of a Tropical Variety

*Cluster Algebras/Fock-Goncharov Seminar Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley *•

Connections to Cluster Algebras

*Graduate Course on Combinatorial Commuative Algebra University of California, Berkeley*•

The Generalized Sturmfels-Tevelev Multiplicity Formula

*Tropical and Non-Archimedean Geometry Seminar University of California, Berkeley*•

Inflection Points of Real and Tropical Algebraic Curves

*Graduate Course on Algebraic Curves University of California, Berkeley*•

Bezout’s Theorem and Refinements of the Degree of Projective Schemes

*Graduate Course on Commutative Algebra University of California, Berkeley*•

The Tropical Grassmannian

*Discrete Math Seminar University of California, Berkeley*•

Connections between Log and Tropical Geometry

*Mirror Symmetry Seminar University of California, Berkeley*•

Tropical Quadrics through Three Points

*2nd Tropical Ph.D. Student Conference Universität Frankfurt*•

Tropical Quadrics through Three Points

*Tropical Geometry Seminar University of California, Berkeley*•

On a Generalization of the van der Waerden Theorem

*Graduate Course on Algebraic Combinatorics University of California, Berkeley*•

Ramsey Theory and Accessibility of Diffsequences

*Northern California Undergraduate Math Conference Sonoma State University*•

Classical Cryptography and Cryptanalysis

*Cryptography Seminar University of California, Berkeley*•

Sarah B. Brodsky

Institut für Mathematik

Straße des 17. Juni 136

Berlin Charlottenburg

MA 412

brodsky@math.tu-berlin.de