# Full-Time Faculty

## Janusz Adamus

Associate Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Local analytic geometry, singularities, local algebra

**Biography:**Ph.D., University of Toronto (2003)

## Tatyana Barron

Associate Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Analysis on manifolds, complex geometry, symplectic geometry, automorphic forms, quantization

**Biography:**Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (1998)

## Dan Christensen

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Algebraic topology, homotopy type theory, derived categories, modular representation theory, mathematical physics, algebraic and scientific computation

**Biography:**Ph.D., MIT, 1997

## Matt Davison

Dean, Faculty of Science, Professor, Canada Research Chair**Research Interests / Specializations:**Financial Mathematics, particularly Commodity Finance Mathematics and Data Science to study Financial Wellness Stochastic Optimal Control including Hamilton Jacobi Bellman PDE, Applied Probability Theory, Industrial Mathematics

## Graham Denham

Professor, Chair**Research Interests / Specializations:**Algebraic combinatorics; arrangements of hyperplanes and subspaces; configuration spaces; combinatorial aspects of rational homotopy theory

**Biography:**PhD at the University of Michigan in 1999

## Ajneet Dhillon

Associate Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Algebraic geometry, algebraic stacks, moduli of bundles, essential dimension and derived categories. Currently I am studying derived categories of root stacks with a view to applications in arithmetic geometry.

## Matthias Franz

Associate Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Transformation groups, toric topology, homological algebra, computer algebra

## Asghar Ghorbanpour

Assistant Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Noncommutative geometry, spectral geometry, and mathematical physics

**Teaching:**Joint with Applied Math

## Chris Hall

Associate Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry

## David Jeffrey

SMSS Outreach and Research Director, Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Microhydrodynamics, Low Reynolds Number Flow, Lubrication, Suspensions of particles, Flows in Industrial Machinery, Computer Algebra Systems

## Chris Kapulkin

Associate Professor, Associate Chair (Graduate)**Research Interests / Specializations:**Homotopy Theory, Category Theory, Formalization of Mathematics, Cryptography

## Masoud Khalkhali

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Noncommutative geometry, mathematical physics, noncommutative spectral geometry and geometric analysis, cyclic cohomology, operator algebras, quantum groups and Hopf algebras.

## Nicole Lemire

Associate Professor, Associate Chair (Undergraduate)**Research Interests / Specializations:**Associate Professor Birational invariant theory, multiplicative invariants, algebraic groups, Galois cohomology, Lie theory, representation theory, lattices, essential dimension, vector bundles over curves

## Ján Mináč

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Class field theory, Galois cohomology, absolute Galois groups, group cohomology, motivic cohomology, anabelian geometry, Langlands program

## Lyle Muller

Assistant Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Spectral methods, Signal/image processing, Computational neuroscience, Random-graph theory

## Khoa Nguyen

Assistant Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Quantum Field Theory, Stochastic processes, Control Systems, Differential equations

## Vicki Olds

Assistant Professor## Martin Pinsonnault

Associate Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Symplectic geometry, Gromov-Witten invariants, Hamiltonian groups actions, low dimensional topology

**Teaching:**Metric Space Topology, Lie Groups

**Biography:**Ph.D., UQAM, 2002

## Greg Reid

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Nonlinear differential equations (especially PDE), Algorithms (especially for Computer Algebra), Geometric & Algebraic Algorithms

## David Riley

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Combinatorial associative and Lie algebra; the relationship between actions, gradings, and identities.

## Hristo Sendov

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Joint with the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Science

## Rasul Shafikov

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Several complex variables: holomorphic mappings and CR geometry; polynomial and rational convexity and approximation theory; Levi-flat sets.

## Gord Sinnamon

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Hardy inequalities, Fourier inequalities, function spaces, positive operators

## Lindi Wahl

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Theoretical population genetics, Mathematical models of experimental evolution, Microbial evolution

## Geoff Wild

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Mathematical Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Modelling Animal Behaviour

## Yu Pei

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Nonlinear dynamical systems, Stability, bifurcation, and chaos, Mathematical biology, Hilbert's 16th problem and limit cycles theory, Normal form computation

## Xingfu Zou

Professor**Research Interests / Specializations:**Applied differential equations (PDEs, ODEs and DDEs) and dynamical systems, mathematical biology (or biomathematics)