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Charles N. Delzell

Charles Neal Delzell
Professor, and
Math Department Associate Chair for Instruction (2011-2013).
B.A., magna cum laude, with Honors in Math., Vanderbilt Univ. (1974); Minor in phil.; Phi Beta Kappa.
M.S., Math., Stanford Univ. (1980).
Ph.D., Math., Stanford Univ. (1980);
Dissertation title: ``A constructive, continuous solution to Hilbert's 17th problem, and other results in semi-algebraic geometry.''
Thesis Adviser: G. Brumfiel.
Courses taught in Fall 2011:
Math 1021 (College Algebra)
Math 7999 (Selected Readings in Mathematics)
Math 9000 (Dissertation Research)
Courses taught in Spring 2012:
Math 7290-3 (Mathematical Logic and Model Theory).
Research interests:
Real algebraic geometry, sums of squares, ordered fields, logic.
Selected LSU Service:
LSU Faculty Senate: member, 1997-2000, 2003-2006, 2007-2010;
Secretary, 2004-2005;  Parliamentarian, 2008-2011.
Click here to search for some Senate Resolutions that I authored.
LSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Senate, 2000-2003.
Office Location and Phone:
Lockett 301A.
Tel. (225)578-1619.
Home: (225)769-2342.
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Dead-tree mail (the forests are for Man's use):
Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

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