University of Toronto Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics of the University of Toronto is located in its main campus, St. George, at the Bahen Centre for Information Technology. With 43 faculty members, UofT has provided students with one of the greatest mathematics programs for over 150 years. UofT's Department of Mathematics also ranks among the top 15 departments across North America and is home to Canada's leading research centre for mathematics.
Research by Faculty Members
John Friendlander is known for findings in “prime spin distribution in number fields, estimates for character sums, applications of sieve methods and quadratic problems in number theory.” Edward Bierstone and Pierre Milman constructed an “understandable proof of a famous theorem in algebraic geometry. Velimir Jurdjevic’s research focuses on the “Systems of Ordinary Differential Equations, Control Theory, and Global Analysis”. Doctor Asset Rinof’s research is in “Combinatorial Set Theory, especially around the combinatorics of singular cardinals”. Jaimal Thind works on the “Representation Theory, Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, Category Theory and Low Dimensional Topology”. Lisa Jeffrey focuses on “Symplectic Geometry, and Geometric Applications of Quantum Field Theory”. Work in “Dynamical Systems, Renormalization and Universality, Computational Complexity in Dynamics, [and] Applications to Mathematical Biology and Medicine” is researched by Michael Yampolsky. Konstantin Khanin focuses on the “Probability Theory, Ergodic theory, [and] Statistical Mechanics”. Mircea Voda focuses on researching the Geometric Function Theory.
Awarded Faculty Members
Here, faculty member James Arthur became one of the world’s leading researchers in automorphic forms and Lie group representations. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada announced him as winner of the Henry Marshall Tory gold medal. The Royal Society of Canada announced faculty members Micheal Sigal and James Arthur as the first two winners of the Synge Prize. In 1988, The Royal Society of Canada gave a Fellowship award to Friendlander, who has won at least 12 other awards in his time working with UofT’s Department of Mathematics. Other faculty members have won awards including four Sloan Fellowships, two Premier Research Awards and a McLean Prize.
Notable current members
Outstanding former members
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