# Faculty Gallery

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Acting Director of Field Experience and Clinical Practice

**Alaa Abd-el-Hafez**Acting Director of Field Experience and Clinical Practice

Lecturer Ed.D in 2016 from Long Island University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2015 Office: Math Tower 4-102 Phone: (631)632-8275 Email: alaa.abdelhafez AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAE 312 S01 - W 2:30pm - 3:50pm ∙ MAE 447 T01 - Tu 2:30pm - 3:20pm ∙ MAE 451 V01 ∙ MAE 452 V01 ∙ MAE 454 S02 - W 4:00pm - 6:50pm ∙ MAE 530 T01 - Tu 2:30pm - 3:20pm ∙ MAE 540 S01 - W 2:30pm - 3:50pm ∙ MAE 551 V01 ∙ MAE 552 V01 ∙ MAE 554 S02 - W 4:00pm - 6:50pm Office Hours: ∙ W 7:00pm-8:00pm ∙ Tu 3:30pm-4:30pm ∙ also by appointment Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ W 12:00pm-1:00pm(in Math Tower 4-102) Interests: Mathematics Education |

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**Robert Andersen**Lecturer Office: Math Tower S-240C Phone: (631)632-2804 Email: randersen AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Mathematics Education |

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**Michael Anderson**Professor Ph.D. in 1981 from University of California, Berkeley Arrived at Stony Brook in 1988 Office: Math Tower 4-110 Phone: (631)632-8269 Email: anderson AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 568 L01 - TuTh 2:30pm - 3:50pm Interests: Differential geometry; geometric analysis; mathematical physics Awards: 1984-1986 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow; 1994 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 1990 AMS Centennial Research Fellow; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society PhD Students: ∙ Lisandra Hernandez Vazquez |

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**William Barcus**Professor (Emeritus) D. Phil in 1955 from University of Oxford, England Arrived at Stony Brook in 1961 Email: wbarcus AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Algebraic topology |

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**Eric Bedford**Visiting Professor Ph.D. in 1974 from University of Michigan Arrived at Stony Brook in 2012 Office: Math Tower 2-119 Phone: (631)632-2808 Email: ebedford AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Several Complex Variables; Dynamical Systems; Geometric Function Theory; Geometric Analysis |

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Mathematics Education Program Director

**Lisa Berger**Mathematics Education Program Director

Associate Professor Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Arizona Arrived at Stony Brook in 2007 Office: Math Tower 4-100A Phone: (631)632-8278 Email: lbrgr AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAE 301 L01 - TuTh 2:30pm - 3:50pm ∙ MAE 501 L01 - TuTh 2:30pm - 3:50pm ∙ MAE 699 T13 ∙ MAT 401 S01 - TuTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm Office Hours: ∙ Tu 11:00am-12:00pm ∙ Th 11:30am-12:30pm ∙ also by appointment Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ Tu 10:00am-11:00am (in Math Tower P-143) Interests: Number theory; mathematics education of teachers |

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**William Bernhard**Lecturer Office: Math Tower 2-101 Email: bill AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 131 L02 - MW 5:30pm - 6:50pm Course Coordinator
Interests: Mathematics Education Awards: 2016/17 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching |

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**Christopher Bishop**
(on leave) | Professor Ph.D. in 1987 from University of Chicago Arrived at Stony Brook in 1991 Office: Math Tower 4-112 Phone: (631)632-8274 Email: bishop AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Geometric function theory; complex analysis; applied math; riemann surfaces; dynamical systems; geometric analysis Awards: 1982 Churchill Scholar;1987 NSF postdoc; 1992 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; 1993 NSF Presidential Young Investigators Award; 2018 ICM Invited Lecture; 2019 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society PhD Students: ∙ Jack Burkart |

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**Moira Chas**Associate Professor Ph.D. in 1998 from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Arrived at Stony Brook in 2002 Office: Math Tower 3-113 Phone: (631)632-8622 Email: moira AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 364 L01 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am Interests: Low-dimensional topology Awards: 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award |

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**Holly Chen**Lecturer Office: Math Tower 2-121 Email: holly AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 126 R03 - Th 4:00pm - 4:53pm ∙ MAT 126 R22 - Tu 4:00pm - 4:53pm ∙ MAT 132 L04 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am ∙ MAT 203 R03 - Tu 1:00pm - 1:53pm ∙ MAT 203 R04 - Th 8:30am - 9:23am |

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**Xiuxiong Chen**Professor Ph.D. in 1994 from University of Pennsylvania Arrived at Stony Brook in 2009 Office: Math Tower 4-100B Phone: (631)632-8327 Email: xiu AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 341 L02 - MW 2:30pm - 3:50pm Interests: Differential geometry; complex differential geometry Awards: 1996-2000 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow; 2002 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 2005 Invited Address, American Mathematical Society Regional Meeting; 2015 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2016 Simons Fellow in Mathematics; 2019 Veblen Prize in Geometry; 2019 Simons Investigator in Mathematics PhD Students: ∙ Jean-François Arbour ∙ Jae Ho Cho ∙ Jiasheng Teh |

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**Nguyen-Bac Dang**Milnor Lecturer, Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ph.D. in 2018 from École Polytechnique, Palaiseau Arrived at Stony Brook in 2018 Office: Math Tower 5D-148C Email: Nguyen-Bac.Dang AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 131 L01 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am |

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**Mark Andrea De Cataldo**Professor Ph.D. in 1995 from the University of Notre Dame Arrived at Stony Brook in 1999 Office: Math Tower 5-108 Phone: (631)632-8284 Email: mark.decataldo AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 544 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Interests: Algebraic geometry Awards: 1990-1994 CNR Fellowship; 1994 CNR Fellowship prize; 1998-1999 CNR Fellowship; 1998 AMS Centennial Fellowship; 2011 Gehring Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; 2014 Simons Fellow in Mathematics; 2017 Oberwolfach Leibnitz Fellow; 2017 Marie S. Curie FCFP Fellow; 2019 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society PhD Students: ∙ Ben Wu |

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Permanent Member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

**Simon Donaldson**Permanent Member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

Professor D.Phil. in 1983, from University of Oxford, England Arrived at Stony Brook in 2014 Office: SCGP-514 Phone: (631)632-2864 Email: sdonaldson AT scgp.stonybrook.edu Interests: Differential geometry Awards: 1985 Junior Whitehead Prize; 1986 Fields Medal; 1994 Crafoord Prize; 2006 King Faisal International Prize; 2008 Nemmers Prize in Mathematics; 2009 Shaw Prize in Mathematics; 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics; 2019 Veblen Prize in Geometry PhD Students: ∙ Saman Habibi Esfahani |

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**Benjamin Dozier**James H. Simons Instructor Ph.D. in 2018 from Stanford University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 4-116 Email: Benjamin.Dozier AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 125 L04 - TuTh 5:30pm - 6:50pm Office Hours: ∙ Th 3:00pm-4:00pm ∙ Th 4:00pm-5:00pm ∙ also by appointment Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ Tu 4:30pm-5:30pm Interests: Dynamical systems; Riemann Surfaces, Moduli Spaces, Kleinian Groups |

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**Dzmitry Dudko**Assistant Professor Ph.D. in 2012 from Jacobs University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 2-117 Email: Dzmitry.Dudko AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 515 L01 - MW 4:00pm - 5:20pm Interests: Dynamical Systems; |

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**David Ebin**Professor Ph.D. in 1967 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Arrived at Stony Brook in 1969 Office: Math Tower 5-107 Phone: (631)632-8283 Email: ebin AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 320 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Interests: Global analysis; mathematics of continuum mechanics; partial differential equations Awards: 1967-1968 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow; 1970 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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**Alena Erchenko**RTG PostDoc Ph.D. in 2018 from The Pennsylvania State University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Email: Alena.Erchenko AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 200 L03 - MWF 9:00am - 9:53am |

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Permanent Member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

**Kenji Fukaya**Permanent Member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

Professor Doctor of Science in 1986 from University of Tokyo Arrived at Stony Brook in 2013 Office: SCGP-415 Phone: (631)632-2851 Email: kfukaya AT scgp.stonybrook.edu Interests: Geometry Awards: 1989 Geometry Prize; 1994 Math. Soc. Japan, Spring Prize; 2002 Inoue Prize; 2003 Japan Academy Prize; 2009 Member of Japan Academy; 2010 Asahi Prize; 2012 Fujiwara Prize PhD Students: ∙ Yuhan Sun ∙ Yi Wang ∙ Hang Yuan |

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**James Glimm**Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1959 from Columbia University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1988 Office: Math Tower 1-121 Phone: (631)632-8355 Email: glimm AT ams.sunysb.edu Interests: Applied mathematics; numerical analysis; mathematical physics Awards: 1979 New York Academy of Science Award in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences; 1980 Dannie Heineman prize for Mathematical Physics; 1984 National Academy of Sciences; 1993 Steele Prize for a paper of fundamental importance, American Mathematical Society; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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**François Greer**RTG PostDoc PhD in 2017 from Stanford University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2017 Office: SCGP-512 Email: fgreer AT scgp.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 211 L04 - TuTh 4:00pm - 5:20pm |

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Graduate Director

**Samuel Grushevsky**Graduate Director

Professor Ph.D. in 2002 from Harvard University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2009 Office: Math Tower 3-109 Phone: (631)632-8255 Email: sam AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Geometry Awards: 2015 F.W. Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation; 2015 Simons Fellow in Mathematics PhD Students: ∙ Frederik Benirschke |

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**Andrew Hanlon**RTG PostDoc Ph.D. in 2019 from UC Berkeley in 2019 Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Email: Andrew.Hanlon AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 310 L01 - MW 8:30am - 9:50am |

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**C. Denson Hill**Professor Ph.D. in 1966 from New York University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1973 Office: Math Tower 2-113 Phone: (631)632-8251 Email: dhill AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 336 L01 - MW 2:30pm - 3:50pm ∙ MAT 336 L02 - MW 5:30pm - 6:50pm Office Hours: ∙ M 1:00pm-2:30pm ∙ W 4:00pm-5:30pm ∙ also by appointment Interests: Partial differential equations; several complex variables; CR-manifolds Awards: 1970 NATO Fellow; 1972-1976 A. P. Sloan Fellowship; 1979 National Research Council of Italy Fellowship |

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**Robert Hough**Assistant Professor PhD in 2012 from Stanford University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2016 Office: Math Tower 4-118 Phone: (631)632-2760 Email: robert.hough AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 551 L01 - MW 2:30pm - 3:50pm Interests: Probability; Analytic number theory Awards: 2017 MAA David P. Robbins Prize |

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**Lowell Jones**Professor Ph.D. in 1970 from Yale University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1975 Office: Math Tower 2-111 Phone: (631)632-8248 Email: lejones AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 303 L01 - MWF 12:00pm - 12:53pm ∙ MAT 342 L01 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am Interests: Topology; geometry |

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**David Kahn**Lecturer Arrived at Stony Brook in 2013 Office: Math Tower S-240C Phone: (631)632-2804 Email: david.kahn AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 123 L03 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am Course Coordinator ∙ MAT 123 L04 - MW 8:30am - 9:50am ∙ MAT 125 L01 - MW 5:30pm - 6:50pm Course Coordinator
Awards: 2016 College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award |

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**Ljudmila Kamenova**Research Associate Professor Ph.D. in 2006 from MIT Arrived at Stony Brook in 2006 Office: Math Tower 3-115 Phone: (631)632-8262 Email: kamenova AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 614 L01 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm Interests: Complex geometry |

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**Demetre Kazaras**RTG PostDoc Arrived at Stony Brook in 2017 Office: SCGP-512 Email: Demetre.Kazaras AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 127 L01 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am |

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Associate Graduate Director

**Marcus Khuri**Associate Graduate Director

Professor Ph.D. in 2003 from University of Pennsylvania Arrived at Stony Brook in 2006 Office: Math Tower 3-122 Phone: (631)632-8492 Email: khuri AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 475 T01 - TuTh 8:30am - 9:50am ∙ MAT 598 L01 - TuTh 8:30am - 9:50am Office Hours: ∙ Tu 10:00am-11:30am ∙ Th 10:00am-11:30am ∙ also by appointment Interests: Differential geometry; partial differential equations; general relativity Awards: 2003-2006 NSF Posdoctoral Fellow; 2008-2010 A. P. Sloan Fellow PhD Students: ∙ Jordan Rainone |

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Undergraduate Director

**Alexander Kirillov, Jr.**Undergraduate Director

Professor Ph.D. in 1995 from Yale University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1998 Office: Math Tower 3-112 Phone: (631)632-8289 Email: kirillov AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 560 L02 - MW 10:00am - 11:20am Interests: Algebra; representation theory PhD Students: ∙ Jin-Cheng Guu ∙ Ying Hong Tham |

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**Anthony Knapp**Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D. in 1965 from Princeton University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1986 Email: aknapp AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Lie groups; representation theory Awards: 1974 Invited address, International Congress of Mathematicians, Vancouver; 1982-1983 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship; 1996 Professional and Scholarly Publishing Award "Mathematics 1995", Association of American Publishers; 1997 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition, American Mathematical Society; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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**Irwin Kra**Distinguished Service Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D. in 1966 from Columbia University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1968 Email: irwin AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Complex analysis; Kleinian groups Awards: 1972 Guggenheim Fellowship; 1985 Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science; 1987 Advisory Professor, Fudan University; 1989 Lady Davis Visiting Professor, Hebrew University; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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**H. Blaine Lawson, Jr.**Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1968 from Stanford University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1978 Office: Math Tower 5-109 Phone: (631)632-8285 Email: blaine AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 682 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Interests: Differential geometry; topology; geometric measure theory; several complex variables; algebraic geometry Awards: 1970-1973 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; 1973 Leroy P. Steele Prize of the American Mathematical Society; 1983-84 Guggenheim Fellow; 1974 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 1994 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 1995 National Academy of Sciences; 1997 Vice President A.M.S.; 1999 Brazilian Academy of Sciences; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2013 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences |

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**Radu Laza**Professor Ph.D. in 2006 from Columbia University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2009 Office: Math Tower 4-121 Phone: (631)632-4506 Email: rlaza AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Algebraic geometry; several complex variables Awards: 2010 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; 2013 NSF CAREER Award ; 2016 Simons Fellow in Mathematics PhD Students: ∙ Yoon-Joo Kim ∙ Alexandra Viktorova |

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Department Chair

**Robert Lazarsfeld**Department Chair

(on leave) | Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1980 from Brown University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2013 Office: Math Tower 4-107 Phone: (631)632-8293 Email: robert.lazarsfeld AT stonybrook.edu Interests: Algebraic geometry; commutative algebra Awards: 1981-1982 AMS Postdoctoral Fellow; 1984-1987 Sloan Fellow; 1985-90 NSF Presidential Young Investigator; 1990 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 1998-1999 Guggenheim Fellow; 2005 AMS Colloquium Lecturer; 2006 Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 2008 Clay Senior Scholar; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2015 AMS Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition PhD Students: ∙ Nathan Chen ∙ John Sheridan ∙ Ruijie Yang |

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**Claude LeBrun**Professor D. Phil in 1980 from University of Oxford, England Arrived at Stony Brook in 1980 Office: Math Tower 3-108 Phone: (631)632-8254 Email: claude AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 132 L03 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Course Coordinator ∙ MAT 644 L01 - TuTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm Interests: Differential geometry; algebraic geometry; differential topology; complex analysis; mathematical physics Awards: 1994 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2018 Simons Fellow in Mathematics PhD Students: ∙ Marlon de Oliveira Gomes ∙ Matthew Lam |

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**Eun Hye Lee**James H. Simons Instructor Ph.D. in 2019 from University of Illinois at Chicago Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 3-116 Email: EunHye.Lee.2 AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 132 L02 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am ∙ MAT 211 L01 - MWF 12:00pm - 12:53pm |

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**Yu Li**James H. Simons Instructor Arrived at Stony Brook in 2017 Office: Math Tower 4-101B Email: Yu.Li.4 AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 319 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Office Hours: ∙ Tu 12:00pm-1:00pm ∙ Th 12:00pm-1:00pm ∙ also by appointment Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ F 1:00pm-2:00pm |

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**Peter Lin**Detlef Gromoll Instructor Ph.D. in 2019 from University of Washington Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 3-116 Email: Bo-Bo.Lin AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 200 L01 - MW 4:00pm - 5:20pm |

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**Yusheng Luo**Milnor Lecturer, Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ph.D. in 2019 from Harvard University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 3-118 Email: Yusheng.Luo AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 211 L02 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm Office Hours: ∙ Tu 1:30pm-2:30pm ∙ Th 1:30pm-2:30pm ∙ also by appointment Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ Tu 2:30pm-3:30pm |

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Director Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Mikhail Lyubich**Director Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1984 from Tashkent State University, former Soviet Union Arrived at Stony Brook in 1990 Office: Math Tower 3-110 Phone: (631)632-8256 Email: mlyubich AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Dynamical systems Awards: 1991-1993 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; 1994 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematics; 2002-2004 Guggenheim Fellowship; 2009 Jeffery-Williams Prize, Canadian Mathematical Society; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2014 ICM Plenary Lecture; 2019 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences PhD Students: ∙ Matthew Dannenberg |

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MA Masters Program Director

**Marco Martens**MA Masters Program Director

Professor Ph.D. in 1990 from Delft University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2006 Office: Math Tower 4-113 Phone: (631)632-4893 Email: marco AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 125 L03 - MWF 10:00am - 10:53am ∙ MAT 307 L01 - MW 4:00pm - 5:20pm Interests: Dynamics and related subjects PhD Students: ∙ Paul Frigge ∙ Zhuang Tao |

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**Bernard Maskit**Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D. in 1964 from New York University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1971 Email: bernie AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Complex analysis; riemann surfaces; kleinian groups and deformation spaces; computational psycholinguistics Awards: 1969-1971 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; 1972 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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**Dusa McDuff**Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D. in 1971 from Cambridge University, England Arrived at Stony Brook in 1978 Email: dusa AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Geometry; Symplectic topology Awards: 1991 Satter Prize, American Mathematical Society; 1991 UUP excellence award; 1994 Fellow, Royal Society; 1995 Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences; 1999 National Academy of Sciences; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2017 AMS Steele Prize for Exposition; 2018 Sylvester Medal |

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**Mark McLean**Associate Professor Ph.D. in 2008 from Cambridge University, England Arrived at Stony Brook in 2013 Office: Math Tower 4-114 Phone: (631)632-8351 Email: markmclean AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 126 L03 - TuTh 5:30pm - 6:50pm ∙ MAT 620 L01 - TuTh 2:30pm - 3:50pm Office Hours: ∙ Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm ∙ W 11:00am-12:00pm ∙ also by appointment Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ M 1:00pm-2:00pm(in Math Tower 4-114) Interests: Algebraic Geometry; Differential Geometry; Symplectic Topology PhD Students: ∙ Dahye Cho ∙ Mohamed El Alami ∙ Mu Zhao |

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**Marie-Louise Michelsohn**Professor Ph.D. in 1974 from University of Chicago Arrived at Stony Brook in 1978 Office: Math Tower 5-113 Phone: (631)632-8258 Email: mlm AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 127 L03 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Course Coordinator ∙ MAT 200 L02 - TuTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm Interests: Differential geometry |

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Co-Director Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**John Milnor**Co-Director Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1954 from Princeton University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1988 Office: Math Tower 5D-148A Phone: (631)632-7307 Email: jack AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Dynamical systems Awards: 1962 Fields Medal, International Mathematical Union, Stockholm; 1963 National Academy of Sciences; 1965 Hon. D. Sci, Syracuse University; 1966 National Medal of Science; 1967 Hon. D. Sci, University of Chicago; 1982 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research, American Mathematical Society; 1989 Wolf Prize, Israel; 2004 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition; 2011 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement; 2011 Abel Prize; 2014 Invited Abel Lecture at ICM |

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**Babak Modami**Milnor Lecturer, Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ph.D. in 2013 from Yale University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2017 Office: Math Tower 3-114 Email: babak.modami AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 132 L01 - MW 5:30pm - 6:50pm Office Hours: ∙ M 2:00pm-3:00pm ∙ W 2:00pm-3:00pm ∙ also by appointment Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ M 12:00pm-1:00pm Interests: Geometric topology and geometric analysis |

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**John Morgan**Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D. in 1969 from Rice University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2010 Email: jmorgan AT math.columbia.edu Interests: Topology; differential geometry Awards: 2010 National Academy of Sciences; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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Associate Undergraduate Director

**Mikhail Movshev**Associate Undergraduate Director

Associate Professor Ph.D. in 1997 from University of Pennsylvania Arrived at Stony Brook in 2007 Office: Math Tower 4-109 Phone: (631)632-8271 Email: mmovshev AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 131 L03 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am ∙ MAT 313 L01 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm Interests: Algebra |

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**Dimitrios Ntalampekos**Milnor Lecturer, Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ph.D. in 2018 from University of California, Los Angeles Arrived at Stony Brook in 2018 Office: Math Tower 3-102 Email: Dimitrios.Ntalampekos AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 324 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Office Hours: ∙ Tu 1:30pm-2:30pm ∙ Th 1:30pm-2:30pm Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ Tu 5:00pm-6:00pm Interests: Analysis on metric spaces; Quasiconformal geometry of fractals; Complex dynamics |

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**Vardan Oganesyan**James H. Simons Instructor Arrived at Stony Brook in 2017 Office: Math Tower 4-119 Email: Vardan.Oganesyan AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 127 L02 - MF 1:00pm - 2:20pm Office Hours: ∙ M 4:00pm-5:00pm ∙ F 3:00pm-4:00pm Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ M 2:30pm-3:30pm |

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**Anthony Phillips**Professor Ph.D. in 1966 from Princeton University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1968 Office: Math Tower 3-119 Phone: (631)632-8259 Email: tony AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Topology; applications to mathematical physics |

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**Joel Pincus**Professor (Emeritus) Ph.D. in 1959 from New York University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1968 Interests: Operator theory; integral equations |

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**Olga Plamenevskaya**Associate Professor Ph.D in 2004 from Harvard University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2006 Office: Math Tower 2-112 Phone: (631)632-4464 Email: olga AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 341 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am ∙ MAT 541 L01 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm Interests: Contact and symplectic geometry; low-dimensional topology Awards: 2018 Simons Fellow in Mathematics |

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**Kevin Sackel**RTG PostDoc Ph.D. in 2019 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 3-118 Email: Kevin.Sackel AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 516 L01 - MW 5:30pm - 6:50pm |

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**Christian Schnell**Associate Professor Ph.D. in 2008 from The Ohio State University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2012 Office: Math Tower 3-117 Phone: (631)632-8618 Email: cschnell AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 690 L01 - MW 2:30pm - 3:50pm Interests: Algebraic geometry; D-modules Awards: 2015 AMS Centennial Fellowship; 2016 NSF CAREER Award PhD Students: ∙ Qianyu Chen |

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Associate Undergraduate Director

**Raanan Schul**Associate Undergraduate Director

Professor Ph.D. in 2005 from Yale University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2009 Office: Math Tower 3-121 Phone: (631)632-8995 Email: schul AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 126 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Course Coordinator ∙ MAT 638 L01 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm Office Hours: ∙ Tu 2:30pm-4:30pm Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ F 11:00am-12:00pm (in Math Tower P-143) Interests: Real analysis; geometric measure theory Awards: 2005 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow; 2010 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow |

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**James Simons**Research Professor Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1962 Arrived at Stony Brook in 1968 Office: Math Tower 5-115 Interests: Differential geometry Awards: 1976 Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry |

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**Jason Starr**Professor Ph.D. in 2000 from Harvard University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2006 Office: Math Tower 4-108 Phone: (631)632-8270 Email: jstarr AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 311 L01 - MW 2:30pm - 3:50pm ∙ MAT 543 L01 - MW 12:00pm - 1:20pm Office Hours: ∙ M 1:30pm-2:30pm ∙ W 10:00am-11:00am ∙ also by appointment Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ M 10:00am-11:00am (in Math Tower P-143) Interests: Algebraic geometry Awards: 2005 A. P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow; 2009 NSF CAREER Award; 2013 Simons Fellow in Mathematics; 2017 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society PhD Students: ∙ Prithviraj Chowdhury ∙ Santai Qu |

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**Dennis Sullivan**Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1965 from Princeton University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1996 Office: Math Tower 5-114 Phone: (631)632-8359 Email: dennis AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 696 S01 - F 12:30pm - 2:30pm Interests: Manifolds; triangulations; algebraic topology; differential forms and homotopy theory; foliations; laminations and low dimensional dynamical systems; riemann surfaces and kleinian groups; geometric analysis; fluid evolution and computation; string topology; homotopical algebra; perturbative quantum field theory and low dimensional topology Awards: 1971 Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry; 1981 Elie Cartan Prize, French Academy of Sciences; 1982 Honorary Degree, University of Warwick; 1983 National Academy of Sciences; 1984 Brazilian Academy of Sciences (Gold Medal, 1996); 1988 American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 1988 Honorary Degree, Rice University; 1994 King Faisal International Prize of Science; 2000 Honorary Degree, Ecole Normale de Lyons; 2004 National Medal of Science; 2006 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement; 2010 Wolf Prize in Mathematics; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society; 2014 Balzan Prize PhD Students: ∙ Jiahao Hu ∙ Runjie Hu ∙ Taras Kolomatski ∙ Aleksandar Milivojevic ∙ Tobias Shin |

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**Scott Sutherland**Professor Ph.D. in 1989 from Boston University Arrived at Stony Brook in 1989 Office: Math Tower 5-112 Phone: (631)632-7306 Email: scott AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 331 L01 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm Interests: Dynamical systems; Root finding algorithms; Computing; mathematics education Awards: 2005 Chancellor's award in faculty service; 2008 Student life award; 2014 National Academies Education Fellow |

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**Leon Takhtajan**Distinguished Professor Ph.D. in 1975 from Leningrad Branch of the Steklov Mathematical Institute Arrived at Stony Brook in 1992 Office: Math Tower 5-111 Phone: (631)632-8287 Email: leontak AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 534 L01 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am Interests: Mathematical physics Awards: 1983 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians; 1984 Best Paper, Mathematics Section of Academy of Sciences USSR; 1987 Annual Prize, Mathematics Section of Academy of Sciences USSR; 1993 Plenary Address, Annual Meeting of American Mathematical Society; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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Associate Department Chair

**Dror Varolin**Associate Department Chair

Professor Ph.D. in 1997 from University of Wisconsin-Madison Arrived at Stony Brook in 2005 Office: Math Tower 4-111 Phone: (631)632-8273 Email: dror AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 532 L01 - TuTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm Interests: Several complex variables; Algebraic geometry; Complex geometry; Dynamical systems; Algebraic Geometry; Analysis, Partial Differential Equations; Riemann Surfaces, Moduli Spaces, Kleinian Groups; Differential Geometry; Geometric Function Theory, Geometric Measure Theory; Geometric Analysis PhD Students: ∙ El Mehdi Ainasse |

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Math Learning Center Director

**Julia Viro**Math Learning Center Director

Senior Lecturer Ph.D 1991 from Steklov Institute of Mathematics Arrived at Stony Brook in 2007 Office: Math Tower 5-110 Phone: (631)632-8286 Email: julia AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 203 L02 - MW 5:30pm - 6:50pm ∙ MAT 250 L01 - TuTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm Office Hours: ∙ Th 10:00am-11:00am ∙ M 4:00pm-5:00pm ∙ also by appointment Math Learning Center Hours: (in Math Tower S-235) ∙ Tu 10:00am-11:00am Interests: Low-dimensional topology and knot theory; links in projective space; rigid isotopy of projective configurations; algebraic links; Vassiliev invariants |

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Director of Undergraduate Advanced Track Program

**Oleg Viro**Director of Undergraduate Advanced Track Program

Professor Ph.D. in 1974 from Leningrad University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2007 Office: Math Tower 5-110 Phone: (631)632-8286 Email: oleg AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 530 L01 - MW 10:00am - 11:20am Interests: Geometry and Topology; especially low dimensional topology; topology of real algebraic varieties and tropical geometry Awards: 1983 Invited Address, International Congress of Mathematicians, Warsaw; 2000 Invited Address, European Congress of Mathematics, Barcelona; 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society |

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**Chuanhao Wei**James H. Simons Instructor Arrived at Stony Brook in 2018 Office: Math Tower 4-117 Email: chuanhao.wei AT stonybrook.edu |

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**Deb Wertz**Lecturer MAT in Secondary Education - Mathematics in 2009 from Stony Brook University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2009 Office: Math Tower 2-121 Email: debra.krieg AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 122 L01 - MWF 11:00am - 11:53am ∙ MAT 123 L02 - TuTh 10:00am - 11:20am ∙ MAT 123 L30 - FLEX 1:00am - 1:00am Office Hours: ∙ Th 11:30am-1:30pm ∙ also by appointment Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ Tu 11:30am-12:30pm(in Math Tower 2-121) |

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**Jonguk Yang**
(on leave) | Milnor Lecturer, Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ph.D. in 2017 from University of Toronto Arrived at Stony Brook in 2017 Office: Math Tower 4-115 Email: Jonguk.Yang AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 211 L03 - MW 4:00pm - 5:20pm Interests: Dynamics in one and several complex variables; renormalization theory |

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**Ruobing Zhang**
(on leave) | James H. Simons Instructor Arrived at Stony Brook in 2016 Office: Math tower 2-116 Email: ruobing.zhang AT stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 203 L01 - MF 1:00pm - 2:20pm |

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**Aleksey Zinger**Professor Ph.D. in 2002 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Arrived at Stony Brook in 2005 Office: Math Tower 3-111 Email: azinger AT math.stonybrook.edu Courses: ∙ MAT 312 L01 - TuTh 11:30am - 12:50pm ∙ MAT 545 L02 - TuTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm Office Hours: ∙ Tu 5:00pm-7:00pm ∙ also by appointment Undergraduate Advising Hours: ∙ Tu 4:00pm-5:00pm(in Math Tower 3-111) Interests: Symplectic topology; enumerative algebraic geometry Awards: 2002-2005 NSF Posdoctoral Fellow; 2006 A. P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; 2009 NSF CAREER Award; 2011-2012 IAS von Neumann Fellow PhD Students: ∙ Xujia Chen |

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**Thorsten Herrig**Visiting PostDoc Ph.D. in 2017 from Philipps-University Marburg Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 4-105 Email: herrig106 AT mathematik.uni-marburg.de Interests: Algebraic Geometry |

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**Christina Karafyllia**Visiting PostDoc Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 3-102 Email: karafyllc AT math.auth.gr Interests: Complex Analysis |

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**Jaroslaw Kopinski**Visiting PhD Student Arrived at Stony Brook in 2019 Office: Math Tower 5-125B Email: Jaroslaw.Kopinski AT fuw.edu.pl |

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**Sergiy Merenkov**Visiting Professor (Institute for Mathematical Sciences) Ph.D. in 2003 from Purdue University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2015 Office: Math Tower 5D-148 Email: merenkov AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Dynamical Systems |

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**Alexander Retakh**Visiting Assistant Professor Ph.D. in 2002 from Yale University Arrived at Stony Brook in 2006 Email: retakh AT math.stonybrook.edu Interests: Algebra; mathematical physics |