Mark Olson

PhD Student, Second Year
UC Berkeley


Mark Olson currently studies theoretic probability, focusing on an object known as Liouville quantum gravity. He graduated with highest honors from UC Berkeley in May of 2021 with a B.A. in mathematics and a minor in computer science, earning the Percy Lionel Davis Award for Excellent Scholarship in Mathematics. In his free time, Mark is the music director for a graduate student a cappella group, The Histones. He also enjoys playing tennis, playing piano, and sitting down with a good book.