Research Areas

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The Department of Mathematics has many diverse research groups, and their research projects are a vital component of the Department's doctoral program. In the lists below, Click on the faculty member's name to obtain a photograph, email link and/or home-page. A fundamental domain Click this link to find all recent doctoral dissertation topics.

Algebra, Algebraic Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory. This group includes Profs. Adkins, Achar, Delzell, Hoffman, Long, Madden, Mahlburg, Ng, Perlis, Sage, and Yakimov. Read a brief introduction to Algebra, Algebraic Number Theory, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory.

Topology and Geometry. This group includes Profs. Baldridge, Cohen, Dani, Dasbach, Gilmer, Lawson, Lisan, Litherland, Smolinsky, Stoltzfus, and Vela-Vick. This group has prepared a brief introduction to Topology and Geometry.

Applied Analysis, Control Theory and PDE. This group includes Profs. Cochran, Estrada, Ferreyra, Lawson, Lipton, Malisoff, Nguyen, Neubrander, Sundar, Sung, Tom, Walker, and Wolenski. This group has prepared a brief introduction to Control Theory.

Combinatorics. The combinatorics group includes Professors Cohen, Ding, Oporowski, Oxley, van Zwam, and Vertigan. The Combinatorics group hosts the Southeastern Combinatorics Conference which draws both U.S. and international combinatorists in February to LSU every third or fourth year. You can read a brief introduction to Combinatorics.

Harmonic Analysis and Representation Theory. This group includes Profs.Davidson, Hongyu He, Lawson, Nguyen, Olafsson, Richardson, Rubin, Sage, and Yakimov. There is a brief introduction to Harmonic Analysis and Representation Theory, and this group maintains a Harmonic Analysis and Representation Theory homepage.

Prof. Bourdin

Mathematics of Materials Science. This group is part of LSU's interdisciplinary initiative in Materials Science. The members of the group are Profs. Almog, Antipov, Bourdin, Brenner, Lipton, Sage, and Shipman. There is also a brief introduction to Mathematics of Materials Science.

Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis. This is the newest research group in the Department of Mathematics, and its members are affiliated also with the Center for Computation and Technology at LSU. The members of this group are Profs. Bourdin, Brenner, Sung, Walker, Wan, and Zhang. For more information see the brief introduction to Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis.

Probability. This group includes Profs. Cochran, Ferreyra, Ganguly, Kuo, Sengupta, and Sundar. There is also a brief introduction to Probability.

There is further information posted at the department's Research Interests page and the associated faculty members.