# 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

## 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

## Chris Kapulkin

Assistant Professor, Associate Chair (Graduate)**Research Interests / Specializations:**Category Theory, Homotopy Theory, Homotopy Type Theory, 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

## 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

## David Riley

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

## Hristo Sendov

Associate 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