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Professors

Billey, Sara Professor, appointed 2002 (PhD UC San Diego 1994)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic combinatorics, Lie theory and computational geometry
Bube, Kenneth P. Professor, appointed 1986 (PhD Stanford 1978)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Numerical analysis, partial differential equations
Burdzy, Krzysztof Professor, appointed 1988 (PhD UC Berkeley 1984)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory
Burke, James Professor, appointed 1985 (PhD University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 1983)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Optimization, nonsmooth analysis
Chen, Zhen-Qing Professor, appointed 1998 (PhD Washington University 1992)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory, stochastic analysis
Collingwood, David Professor, Undergraduate Program Director, appointed 1987 (PhD University of Utah 1983)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Computational biology, Lie theory
Duchamp, Thomas E. Professor, Applied and Computational Mathematical Sciences Program Director, appointed 1979 (PhD University of Illinois 1976)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Differential geometry
Graham, C. Robin Professor, appointed 1984 (PhD Princeton 1981)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Differential geometry, partial differential equations, mathematical physics
Greenberg, Ralph Professor, appointed 1978 (PhD Princeton 1971)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number theory
Hoffman, Christopher Professor and Victor Klee Faculty Fellow, appointed 1999 (PhD Stanford 1996)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Discrete probability
Irving, Ron Professor and Chair, appointed 1980 (PhD MIT 1977)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebra
Koblitz, Neal I. Professor, appointed 1979 (PhD Princeton 1974)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number theory and cryptography
Kovács, Sándor Craig McKibben and Sarah Merner Professor, appointed 2000 (PhD University of Utah 1995)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic geometry
Lee, John M. Professor, appointed 1986 (PhD MIT 1982)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Differential geometry, partial differential equations
Marshall, Donald E. Professor, appointed 1976 (PhD UCLA 1976)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Complex analysis
McGovern, William Monty Professor, appointed 1990 (PhD MIT 1987)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Representation theory
Mitchell, Stephen Professor, appointed 1985 (PhD University of Washington 1981)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic topology
Morrow, James A. Barbara Hand Sando and Vaho Rebassoo Professor, appointed 1969 (PhD Stanford 1967)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Complex singularities, inverse problems
Novik, Isabella Professor, appointed 2004 (PhD Hebrew University 1999)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Geometric combinatorics
Palmieri, John Professor, Graduate Program Director, appointed 1999 (PhD MIT 1991)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic topology, representation theory
Pollack, Daniel Professor, Graduate Admissions Director, appointed 1996 (PhD Stanford 1991)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Differential geometry, partial differential equations, general relativity
Rohde, Steffen Professor and Robert B. Warfield, Jr., Faculty Fellow, appointed 1998 (PhD Technische Universität Berlin 1989)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Analysis and Probability, with an emphasis on geometric function theory
Smith, Hart Professor, appointed 1991 (PhD Princeton 1989)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Partial differential equations, Fourier analysis
Smith, S. Paul Professor, appointed 1986 (PhD Leeds 1981)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebra
Solomyak, Boris Professor, appointed 1992 (PhD Leningrad University 1986)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Fractals and dynamics
Stein, William Professor, appointed 2006 (PhD UC Berkeley 2000)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number theory, computation
Sylvester, John Professor, appointed 1987 (PhD Courant 1980)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Partial differential equations
Thomas, Rekha Professor, appointed 2000 (PhD Cornell 1994)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Optimization and Computational Algebra
Toro, Tatiana Robert and Elaine Phelps Professor and Associate Chair, appointed 1996 (PhD Stanford 1992)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Analysis, geometric measure theory
Tuncel, Selim Professor, appointed 1986 (PhD University of Warwick 1982)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Ergodic theory, symbolic dynamics
Uhlmann, Gunther Walker Family Professor, appointed 1984 (PhD MIT 1976)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Partial differential equations
Warner, Garth Professor, appointed 1966 (PhD University of Michigan 1966)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Homotopy theory
Yuan, Yu Professor, appointed 2001 (PhD University of Minnesota 1998)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Partial differential equations and differential geometry
Zhang, James Professor, appointed 1994 (PhD MIT 1991)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebra and noncommutative algebraic geometry

Associate Professors

Arms, Judith M. Associate Professor, appointed 1980 (PhD UC Berkeley 1977)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Geometric analysis of Hamiltonian systems with symmetry
Devinatz, Ethan Associate Professor, appointed 1991 (PhD MIT 1985)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic topology
Dumitriu, Ioana Associate Professor, appointed 2006 (PhD MIT 2003)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Random matrix theory, numerical analysis and scientific computing, algorithmic and probabilistic game theory
Lieblich, Max Associate Professor, appointed 2009 (PhD MIT 2004)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic geometry
Pal, Soumik Associate Professor, appointed 2008 (PhD Columbia University 2006)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Applied and theoretical probability
Pevtsova, Julia Associate Professor, appointed 2008 (PhD Northwestern University 2002)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Representation theory

Assistant Professors

Drusvyatskiy, Dmitriy Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD Cornell University 2013)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Theoretical and practical aspects of nonsmooth phenomenon, with a particular interest in optimization problems.
Narayanan, Hariharan Assistant Professor, appointed 2012 (PhD University of Chicago 2009)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Combinatorics and Discrete Geometry, Probability
Rothvoß, Thomas Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne 2009)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics
Viray, Bianca Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD UC Berkeley 2010)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number theory and algebraic geometry

Senior Lecturers

Conroy, Matthew Senior Lecturer, appointed 2004 (PhD University of Colorado 1997)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Analytic number theory
Loveless, Andrew Senior Lecturer, appointed 2005 (PhD Washington State University 2005)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number theory, cryptography, and combinatorics
Nichifor, Alexandra Senior Lecturer, appointed 2004 (PhD University of Washington 2004)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic number theory
Perkins, Patrick Senior Lecturer, Director of the Math Study Center, appointed 2000 (PhD University of Washington 1988)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebra and combinatorics
Taggart, Jennifer Senior Lecturer, appointed 2001 (PhD University of Colorado 1997)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebra & Calculus

Lecturers

Bekyel, Ebru Lecturer, appointed 2013 (PhD Brown University 2002)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number Theory
Ostroff, Jonah Lecturer, appointed 2013 (PhD Brandeis University 2013)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Combinatorics

Acting Assistant Professors

Baland, Shawn Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2013 (PhD University of Aberdeen 2012)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Modular Representation Theory, Algebraic Geometry
Balka, Richárd Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2013 (PhD Eötvös Loránd University 2012)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Geometric measure theory, random fractals, fractal dimensions, real functions
Chan, Kenneth Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2013 (PhD University of New South Wales 2010)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Noncommutative algebra and algebraic geometry
Chirvasitu, Alexandru Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD UC Berkeley 2014)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Non-commutative geometry & quantum groups
Chou, Chih-Chi Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD University of Illinois at Chicago 2014)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic geometry
McGonagle, Matthew Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD Johns Hopkins University 2014)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Geometric analysis & partial differential equations
Monard, François Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2012 (PhD Columbia University 2012)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Functional analysis
Montalto Cruz, Carlos R. Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD Purdue University 2014)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Inverse problems, medical imaging, partial differential equations, micro-local analysis, differential geometry, imaging processing
Radcliffe, Mary Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2012 (PhD UC San Diego 2012)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Combinatorics and graph theory
Raymond, Annie Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD Technische Universität Berlin 2014)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Combinatorial optimization & polyhedral combinatorics
Reichert, Nicholas Acting Assistant Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD Princeton University 2013)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Partial differential equations, differential geometry

Postdocs

Rizzolo, Douglas Research Associate/NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, appointed 2012 (PhD UC Berkeley 2012)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory and stochastic processes
Werness, Brent Research Associate/NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, appointed 2013 (PhD University of Chicago 2012)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory and stochastic processes
Young, Alexander Research Associate/NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, appointed 2012 (PhD UC San Diego 2012)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Non-commutative rings and algebras

Visiting Faculty

Szilärd, Ägnes Visiting Associate Professor
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Singularity Theory, Algebraic Topology, Complex Analytic Geometry
Meerschaert, Mark Visiting Professor, appointed 2014 (PhD University of Michigan 1984)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability, statistics, statistical physics, mathematical modeling, operations research, partial differential equations, ground water and surface water hydrology

Part-Time Lecturers

Dos Reis, Fanny Part-Time Lecturer
Web page: departmental
Naehrig, Natalie Part-Time Lecturer
Web page: departmental, personal
Pezzoli, Elena Part-Time Lecturer (PhD Stanford 1998)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Logic and computational complexity, complexity of higher order functions, combinatorics, mathematical biology

Emeritus Faculty

Brownell, Frank H. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1950 (PhD Yale and Princeton 1949)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Spectral analysis of Hilbert space operators, mathematical quantum mechanics, partial differential equations
Curjel, Caspar R. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1964 (PhD ETH, Zurich 1960)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Algebraic topology
Curtis, Edward B. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1970 (PhD Harvard 1962)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Graph theory, networks
Erickson, K. Bruce Professor Emeritus, appointed 1973 (PhD University of Wisconsin 1970)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory
Folland, Gerald B. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1973 (PhD Princeton 1971)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Harmonic analysis and differential equations
Gangolli, Ramesh A. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1962 (PhD MIT 1961)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory, harmonic analysis on Lie groups
Goldstein, Allen A. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1964 (PhD Georgetown 1954)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Approximation theory, non-linear programming, control theory, calculus of variations
Grünbaum, Branko Professor Emeritus, appointed 1966 (PhD Hebrew University 1957)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Geometry
King, James R. Associate Professor Emeritus, appointed 1974 (PhD UC Berkeley 1969)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Complex manifolds, instructional computing in geometry
Lind, Douglas A. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1975 (PhD Stanford 1973)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Ergodic theory
Monk, Steven G. Associate Professor Emeritus, appointed 1964 (PhD University of Minnesota 1966)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Mathematics education
Moore, Robert T. Associate Professor Emeritus, appointed 1968 (PhD Princeton 1964)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Operator theory, group representations, mathematical software and experimental mathematics
Namioka, Isaac Professor Emeritus, appointed 1963 (PhD UC Berkeley 1956)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Functional analysis
Ozols, Vilnis Assistant Professor Emeritus, appointed 1968 (PhD UC Berkeley 1967)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Lie groups, Riemannian geometry
Ragozin, David Professor Emeritus, appointed 1969 (PhD Harvard 1967)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Approximation theory, splines, wavelets, numerical analysis, harmonic analysis
Rockafellar, R. Tyrrell Professor Emeritus, appointed 1966 (PhD Harvard 1963)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Variational analysis and optimization
Segal, Jack Professor Emeritus, appointed 1960 (PhD University of Georgia 1960)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Topology, shape theory
Stout, E. Lee Professor Emeritus, appointed 1969 (PhD University of Wisconsin 1964)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Complex analysis
Sullivan, John B. Professor Emeritus, appointed 1973 (PhD Cornell 1971)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Representations of classical groups
Warfield, Virginia M. Principal Lecturer Emeritus, appointed 1973 (PhD Brown 1971)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability and the teaching of mathematics
Westwater, M. John Professor Emeritus, appointed 1970 (PhD Cambridge 1967)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Mathematical Physics

Adjunct Faculty

Deconinck, Bernard Adjunct Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Applied Mathematics, appointed 2012 (PhD University of Colorado 1998)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Nonlinear wave phenomena
Fazel, Maryam Adjunct Assistant Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Electrical Engineering, appointed 2010 (PhD Stanford 2002)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Optimization
Greenbaum, Anne Adjunct Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Applied Mathematics, appointed 1997 (PhD UC Berkeley 1981)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Applied analysis and computational mathematics
LeVeque, Randy Adjunct Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Applied Mathematics, appointed 2007 (PhD Stanford 1982)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Numerical analysis, computational fluid dynamics, nonlinear PDEs, mathematical theory of conservation laws, software development
Mesbahi, Mehran Adjunct Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Aeronautics & Astronautics, appointed 2010 (PhD University of Southern California 1996)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Optimization
Shorack, Galen R. Adjunct Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Statistics, appointed 1965 (PhD University of Oregon and Stanford 1965)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Empirical processes, robustness, nonparametric statistics
Simonsen, Linda M. Adjunct Professor; Primary affiliation: UW Bothell/Engineering ∓ Mathematics, appointed 2012 (PhD Oregon State University 1995)
Web page: departmental

Affiliate Faculty

Garnett, John Affiliate Professor; Primary affiliation: UCLA, appointed 2007 (PhD University of Washington 1966)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Complex analysis, harmonic Analysis
Goodearl, Ken Affiliate Professor; Primary affiliation: UC Santa Barbara, appointed 1998 (PhD University of Washington 1971)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Noncommutative algebra
Holroyd, Alexander Affiliate Associate Professor; Primary affiliation: Microsoft Research, appointed 2009 (PhD University of Cambridge 2000)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory, with emphasis on discrete spatial models, including cellular automata, percolation, matching, and coupling.
Kas, Arnold Affiliate Professor; Primary affiliation: Boeing, appointed 1996 (PhD Stanford 1966)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: PDE, applied mathematics
Klee, Steven Affiliate Assistant Professor; Primary affiliation: Seattle University, appointed 2013 (PhD University of Washington 2010)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Algebraic and geometric combinatorics; combinatorics of simplicial and cubical decompositions of polytopes and manifolds; connections between combinatorics, commutative algebra, and algebraic topology.
Lauter, Kristin Affiliate Professor; Primary affiliation: Microsoft Research, appointed 2009 (PhD University of Chicago 1996)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Number theory, algebraic geometry, cryptography, and coding theory
Lubetzky, Eyal Affiliate Associate Professor; Primary affiliation: Microsoft Research, appointed 2008 (PhD Tel-Aviv University 2007)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Combinatorics, Probability Theory and Graph Theory, and their applications
Nachmias, Asaf Affiliate Assistant Professor; Primary affiliation: UBC, appointed 2011 (PhD UC Berkeley 2008)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Probability theory and statistical physics, Percolation, random walks and mixing times of Markov chains.
Nijenhuis, Albert Affiliate Professor; Primary affiliation: University of Pennsylvania, appointed 1988 (PhD University of Amsterdam 1952)
Web page: departmental
Research interests: Geometry, combinatorics, computational complexity
Wilson, David Bruce Affiliate Associate Professor; Primary affiliation: Microsoft Research, appointed 2000 (PhD MIT 1996)
Web page: departmental, personal
Research interests: Stochastic processes, computer algorithms, probability and combinatorics
 

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