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# Mathematics faculty listing

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Professor Melvin Hochster, Chair (/7/1/08-6/30/17)

Professor Alejandro Uribe, Associate Chair for Graduate Students

Professor Sergey Fomin, Director of Graduate Admissions

Professor Karen Smith, Doctoral Committee Chair

Professor Joseph Conlon, Associate Chair for Education

Professor Stephen DeBacker, Director of Undergraduate Programs

Irina M. Arakelian, Director of the Mathematics Laboratory

### Academics and Requirements

**Professors**

**Professors**

Jinho Baik,

Probability TheoryDavid E. Barrett,

Complex AnalysisAlexander Barvinok,

Combinatorics, Applied MathematicsHyman Bass (Samuel Eilenberg Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education; Roger C. Lyndon Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Algebraic GeometryErhan Bayraktar (Susan Meredith Smith Professor of Actuarial Sciences),

Actuarial and Financial MathematicsAndreas Blass,

Combinatorics, Logic and FoundationsAnthony Bloch (Alexander Ziwet Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Differential EquationsLiliana Borcea (Peter Field Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

inverse problems and mathematical imagingDaniel M. Burns, Jr.,

Complex Analysis, Algebraic and Differential GeometryRichard Canary,

TopologyJoseph G. Conlon,

Mathematical PhysicsStephen DeBacker (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor),

Representation TheoryHendrikus Derksen,

AlgebraCharles Doering,

Applied Mathematics, Mathematical PhysicsSelim Esedoglu,

Applied MathematicsSergey Fomin (Robert M Thrall Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Algebraic Geometry, theoretical computer scienceDaniel B. Forger,

Mathematical BiologyWilliam Fulton (M.S. Keeler II Professor of Mathematics),

Commutative Algebra/Algebraic GeometryKrishnakumar R. Garikipati,

nonlinear mechanics, materials physics, applied mathematics and numerical methods; growth and remodelling of biological tissue, cell adhesion and cell mechanics; stress-defect interactions and transport in semiconductor/microelectronic materials; problems in physics and mechanics that are described by high-order pdes, such as the Cahn-Hilliard Equation or those of gradient plasticityAnna Gilbert,

AnalysisRobert L. Griess (Richard D. Brauer Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Group/Lie Theory, AlgebraPhilip J. Hanlon (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Donald J. Lewis Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

CombinatoricsMel Hochster (Jack E. McLaughlin Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics),

Commutative Algebra/Algebraic GeometryTrachette Jackson,

Mathematical BiologyLizhen Ji,

Analysis/Functional AnalysisMattias Jonsson,

Complex AnalysisSmadar Karni,

Numerical AnalysisRobert Krasny (Arthur F Thurnau Professor),

Numerical AnalysisIgor Kriz,

TopologyJeffrey Lagarias,

Topology GeometryThomas Lam, Algebraic Combinatorics

Robert Lazarsfeld (Raymond L Wilder Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Algebraic GeometryRobert Megginson (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor),

Analysis/Functional AnalysisPeter Miller,

Applied MathematicsHugh L. Montgomery,

Number TheoryMircea Mustata,

Algebraic GeometryGopal Prasad (Raoul Bott Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Lie/Representation TheoryJeffrey B. Rauch,

Differential EquationsMark Rudelson,

AnalysisYojngbin Ruan (William Fulton Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Symplectic GeometryJohn Schotland,

Applied MathematicsG. Peter Scott,

TopologyCarl P. Simon,

Differential EquationsPeter Smereka,

Differential EquationsKaren E. Smith (M.S. Keeler II Professor of Mathematics),

Commutative Algebra/Algebraic GeometryJoel A. Smoller (Lamberto Cesari Collegiate Professor of Mathematics),

Differential EquationsRalf J. Spatzier,

Differential GeometryJohn R. Stembridge,

CombinatoricsBerit Stensnes,

Complex AnalysisMartin Strauss,

Fundamental Algorithms, Comp SecurityAlejandro Uribe-Ahumada,

Geometric Analysis , Mathematical PhysicsRoman Vershynin,

Geometric functional analysisDivakar Viswanath,

Numerical AnalysisDavid J. Winter,

Algebra/Group Theory, Lie TheorySijue Wu (Robert W. and Lynn H. Browne Professor of Science),

PDEVirginia Young (Cecil J. and Ethel M. Nesbitt Professor of Actuarial Mathematics),

Actuarial and Financial MathematicsMichael Zieve,

Algebra/Algebraic Geometry, Number Theory

**Associate Professors**

**Associate Professors**

Silas D. Alben,

problems from biology (especially biomechanics) and engineering which can be studied with the tools of applied mathematics and continuum mechanics; modeling, theoretical analysis and development of numerical methods, with the general goal of obtaining new physical insight into these problemsBhargav Bhatt

Victoria Booth,

Mathematical BiologyVolker Elling,

Applied Mathematics and Differential EquationsAaron A. King,

Mathematical BiologyKristen Moore,

Actuarial and Financial MathematicsKartik Prasanna,

Number TheoryDavid Speyer,

Algebra/Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorics

**Assistant Professors**

**Assistant Professors**

Hanna Bennett,

Algebra/Group TheoryBhargav Bhatt

, Algebra/Algebraic GeometryLydia Bieri,

Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Differential Equations, Differential GeometryHenry Boateng,

Applied MathematicsPatrick Boland,

Geometry and TopologyKhalid Bov-Rabec,

Geometry and TopologyDmitriy Boyarchenko,

Algrebra/Algebraic GeometryJeffrey Brown,

Geometry and TopologyJose Alcala Burgos

, Financial and ActuarialXiaojun Chen,

Topology/GeometryTrevor Clark,

Geometry and TopologyMatthew DeLand,

Algebra/Algebraic GeometryAlexander Duncan,

Algebraic GeometryJustin Dunmyre,

Applied MathematicsThomas Emmerling,

Financial and ActuarialAvash Fahim,

Applied Mathematics, Financial and ActuarialHala Al Hajjshahadeh,

Applied Mathematics, Differential EquationsBrett Hemenway,

Computer ScienceLunmei Huang,

Applied MathematicsRobert Jenkins,

Applied MathematicsJesse Kass,

Algebraic GeometryAngela Kubena,

Algebraic/Group Theory, Geometry and TopologyKarl Liechty,

AnalysisRicky Liu,

Algebraic GeometryRuochan Liu,

Number theoryLarsen Louder,

Geometry and TopologyEvelyn Lunasin,

Applied Mathematics, Differential EquationsChristopher Lyons,

Algebra/Algebraic Geometry, Number theoryManabu Machida,

Applied MathematicsTodor Milanov, Geometry and Topology

Yusuf Mustopa,

Algebraic GeometryDanny Neftin,

Number TheoryMark Radorevich,

Geometry and TopologyShifra Reif,

Algebraic GeometryMatthew Satriano,

Algebra/Algebraic GeometryMatthew Stover,

Geometry and TopologySvetlana Tlupova,

Applied MathematicsDong Wang,

AnalysisZuoqin Wany,

Analysis, Differential EquationsWeiyi Zhang,

Geometry and Topology

**Visiting Professors**

**Visiting Professors**

Nessim Sibony (Frederick W. and Lois B. Gehring Visiting Professor of Mathematics)

Oliver Guedon

**Visiting Associate Professor**

**Visiting Associate Professor**

Nelson Patrick,

Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

**T.H. Hildebrandt Research Assistant Professors**

**T.H. Hildebrandt Research Assistant Professors**

Jonah Blasiak,

CombinatoricsAmy L. Cochran

Brian Lehmann,

Algebra/Algebraic GeometryRicky Ini Lui,

CombinatoricsSeth Marvel,

Applied Mathematics, Differential EquationsKarola Maszaros,

CombinatoricsBenson Muite,

Applied Mathematics, Differential EquationsAlon Nishry

Suho Oh,

CombinatoricsYaniv Plan,

Applied MathematicsCynthia Vinzant,

convex algebraic geometry and applications of real algebraic geometry and tropical geometry to convex optimization, in particular semidefinite programming

**Lecturers**

**Lecturers**

Irina M. Arakelian,

Mathematics EducationFernando Carreon,

Differential EquationsBrad Hinesman,

Actuarial and FinancialDavid Kausch,

Actuarial and FinancialPaul Kessenich,

Analysis and Partial Differential EquationsGavin LaRose,

Mathematics EducationJoseph Marker,

Actuarial MathematicsDavid Panjer,

Actuarial and Financial

**Professors Emeriti**

**Professors Emeriti**

Morton Brown (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor),

TopologyDouglas Dickson

Peter L. Duren,

Analysis/Functional AnalysisPaul Federbush,

Mathematical PhysicsFrederick W. Gehring,

Geometric Function Theory, Quasiconformal Mappings, Mobius GroupsJack L. Goldberg,

Special Functions, Linear AlgebraPeter G. Hinman,

Logic and FoundationsWilfred M. Kincaid

James M. Kister,

Geometric Topology, Transformation GroupsEugene F. Krause,

Mathematics EducationChung Nim Lee,

Donald J. Lewis,

Diophantine Equations, Algebraic Numbers and Function FieldsJames S. Milne,

Algebraic Geometry and Number TheoryCarl M. Pearcy,

M.S. Ramanujan,

Functional Analysis, Nuclear SpacesFrank A. Raymond,

Topology, Transformation GroupsMaxwell O. Reade,

Ronald H. Rosen,

Art J. Schwartz,

Analysis, Computer AlgebraChung-Tuo Shih,

Probability TheoryPat Shure,

Mathematics EducationB. Alan Taylor,

Complex AnalysisCharles J. Titus,

Arthur G. Wasserman,

Differential EquationsHoward Young,

Employee Benefits, Actuarial Science

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