Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3368
Office: Blocker 601K
Math Office: 979.845.7554
Academic Year 2016–2017: I am on
leave at the Fields Institute
in Toronto for the academic year.
For the Spring 2017 semester,
I am teaching the distance course Math 629: History of Mathematics.
The SIAM has just approved a new journal, the
SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry
with Bernd Sturmfels the first editor in chief.
I am one of the corresponding editors, and we began accepting submissions on 23 March 2016.
For Potential Students:
I am always looking for students interested in working with me.
Feel free to come and talk with me, look at the resources on these pages,
including this information page.
Numerical algebraic geometry, applications of algebraic geometry, real algebraic geometry,
algebraic combinatorics, Hopf Algebras, Discrete and Computational Geometry, tropical
Letters of Recommendation
I am willing to write letters for deserving candidates, but please read
this before asking me for a letter.
Two new(er) lows:
is now suing authors, and
sues ETH Zürich for distributing articles.
Join the Elsevier
Older reasons to avoid Elsevier.
has published fake Journals,
others that engage in unacceptable
See also Tim Gowers'
and here is a
with more information.
I am in the middle of a four-year appointment (5/14–4/18) as a visiting adjunct
professor in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of
Waterloo. This means that I will visit Waterloo for a week or two each of the next few years,
but remain a full-time faculty member at Texas A&M.
Read the announcement.
I am one of the corresponding editors for the new SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry.
I am an Associate Editor for the American Mathematical Monthly.
My terms as associate editor for the SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, the
Canadian Journal of Mathematics, and the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin, ended in December 2015.
|| I am a former member of the
American Institute of Mathematics
open textbooks initiative
editorial board, and a suporter of their work.