Karl Mahlburg


Associate Professor

320 Lockett Hall
Department of Mathematics
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Office Phone: (225) 578-1609

e-mail: mahlburg (at) math (dot) lsu (dot) edu


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Current Teaching

Spring 2018:

See Curriculum Vitae page for archived teaching.

Undergraduate Problem-Solving Seminar and MATH 3903

Click above for information on undergraduate mathematics competitions at LSU, including the Putnam Competition and Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest. Here you can find important dates, information about the Problem-Solving Seminar (held Wednesday evenings each Fall semester), collections of sample practice problems and other resources, and LSU's historical performance. Students can earn credit for the Problem-Solving Seminar by enrolling in MATH 3903 (2 Credit Hours, Pass/Fail).  

Recent Publications and preprints

(Updated April 2017) The following is a list of publications, submitted articles, and preprints from (approximately) the past year:

(Google Scholar profile; Author link on the arXiv)

See Publications page for full list of 33 refereed publications and 1 preprint.


Current Graduate Students:
  • Richard Frnka - Ph.D. awarded May 2017
    Dissertation: "Asymptotic formulae for unimodal sequences with congruence relations" ETD link

  • Irfan Alam - Expected Ph.D. 2019

Curriculum Vitae


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