Changying Ding


I’m a fifth year Ph.D. student in the math department, Vanderbilt University. My advisor is Jesse Peterson.

I am interested in operator algebras, operator spaces and geometric group theory.


  1. Properly proximal von Neumann algebras (with S. Kunnawalkam Elayavalli and J. Peterson). mathOA, arXiv: 2204.00517
  2. Proper proximality for various families of groups (with S. Kunnawalkam Elayavalli). mathGR, arXiv: 2107.02917