Daniel received his B.A. in Mathematics from Columbia University in New York. He completed his M.A. in Mathematics at UCSD and is currently completing his doctoral thesis there. His areas of research include combinatorics and quantum computing. Daniel has taught mathematics at all levels and he is always excited to show students how rich and rewarding studying math can be. If you are in the mood for a fun brain teaser feel free ask Daniel for a good problem, or share one of your own! He is an avid surfer and loves to play chess, tennis, and ping pong.