Depatment of Mathematics,
Texas A&M University,
College Station, TX 77843-3368, USA
Email: berko AT math.tamu.edu
Research or Scholarly Interests
Spectral problems in mathematical physics. In particular, graph
models, their use in physics in general and in the theory of quantum
chaos in particular. Combinatorial problems arising in mathematical
My Google scholar page.
Complete list of publications.
- Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK, 2001
- M.Phil. in Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, UK, 1997
- B.Sc. in Mathematics, Voronezh State University, Russia, 1996
In the Profession
- 2014-present, Professor, Mathematics, Texas A&M
- 2008-2014, Associate Professor, Mathematics, Texas A&M
- 2004-2008, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Texas A&M
- 2002-2004, Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Strathclyde, UK
- 2000-2001, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science,
- NSF Grant DMS-1410657, "Nodal count, magnetic potentials and
Dirac cones: exploring the connections", PI, 2014-2017.
- NSF Grant DMS-0907968, "Graphs in spectral analysis of complex
systems", PI, 2009-2012.
- NSF Grant EMSW21 "MCTP: Transition Points for High School and
Undergraduate Mathematics Students", co-PI, 2008-2013.
- NSF Grant DMS-0604859, "Spectral Properties of Quantum Graphs
and Related Systems", PI, 2006-2009.
Recent Synergistic Activities
- Presentation for Aggieland Saturday, Feb 2012
- Mentor for pre-REU Program, 2009, 2010
- Presentations for middle and high school students at Math
Fair, Texas A\&M University, 2007 and 2004; Duke TIP program,
- Utilizing mathematical expertize to develop open-source
software: maintainer for the AI and path-finding modules in
Freeciv project, 2001-2004