Luhao Zhang

Mathematics Ph.D. Student in UT Austin

Department of Mathematics, PMA 12.124
The University of Texas at Austin
2515 Speedway Stop C1200
Austin, TX 78712-1202, USA

About me

I am now a fourth year graduate student in Mathematics Department at The University of Texas at Austin, advised by Prof. Thaleia Zariphopoulou.

My research interests include:

I received my bachelor degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (Honors Science Group, 珠峰计划) at Xi’an Jiaotong University, where I was also a student of the Speical Class for the Gifted Youth Program (少年班) before my undergraduate study.




  1. Thaleia Zariphopoulou, Luhao Zhang. Optimal investment under partial information with CMIM utility (2021)

  2. Rui Gao, Jincheng Yang, Luhao Zhang. Optimal Policies for Robust Big Data Newsvendor (2021)

  3. Rui Gao, Jincheng Yang, Luhao Zhang. Distributionally Robust End-to-end Learning with Contextual Information (2021)

  4. Rui Gao, Jincheng Yang, Luhao Zhang. A Simple Duality Proof for Wasserstein Distributionally Robust Optimization (2021)

Invited Talks

Conferences & Workshops Attended

Teaching & Working


I am interesting in teaching mathematics, and I have taught several topics as including:

Teaching Assistant

The University of Texas at Austin

Directed Reading Program

The Directed Reading Program is an RTG program that pairs undergraduate students with graduate student mentors to undertake independent projects in mathematics.



Professional Skills

Programming Languages

I have been teaching the following languages and their applications in Numerical Analysis and Applied Statistics:

Business Skills


Awards & Fundings