Mayleen Cortez

Mayleen Cortez-Rodriguez is a third-year Applied Mathematics Ph.D. student at Cornell University. She graduated from California State University, Channel Islands in May 2020 with a B.S. in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship recipient. Past research interests include mathematical modeling and reinforcement learning with applications to biology and public health. She is currently working with Dr. Christina Yu on research at the intersection of social networks and causal inference. As a Latina and daughter to Salvadoran immigrants, Mayleen is also invested in making mathematical spaces safer for underrepresented groups in math. She strives to make mathematical spaces inclusive, welcoming and ultimately, more diverse. Click below to read more!


News & Events

NeurIPS 2022

"Graph Agnostic Estimators with Staggered Rollout Designs under Network Interference" was accepted to NeurIPS 2022! Mayleen is exited to attend the conference later this year to present this paper that is joint work with Matthew Eichhorn and Christina Lee Yu.

CAM Mentoring Program 2022-2023

Mayleen is excited to reprise her role as a coordinator for the Center for Applied Math mentoring program this year.

ACIC 2022

Mayleen attended the 2022 American Causal Inference Conference hosted at UC Berkeley from May 23-25.

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