Current Members  Areas of Expertise  Email (add "@uleth.ca" after the name) 
Amir Akbary
faculty Ph. D., U. of Toronto, 1997. 
Lfunctions, Reduction mod p of elliptic curves, Polynomials over finite fields.  amir.akbary 
Adam Felix
postdoc: January 2013  present Ph.D., Queens, 2011. 
Analytic number theory, sieve theory, primes in arithmetic progression, Artin's primitive root conjecture, elliptic curves, algebraic number theory. 
adam.felix 
Brandon Fodden
faculty: July 2009  present postdoc: July 2007  2009 Ph.D., Queen's, 2007. 
Analytic and algebraic number theory, Hilbert's 10th problem, logic.  brandon.fodden 
Habiba Kadiri
faculty Ph.D., U. Lille I (France), 2002. 
Analytic number theory, explicit results, zeros of Lfunctions, prime numbers.  habiba.kadiri 
Nathan Ng
faculty Ph.D., UBC (Vancouver), 2001. 
Analytic and multiplicative number theory, Riemann zeta function, prime numbers.  nathan.ng 
Soroosh Yazdani
faculty Ph.D., U. C. Berkeley (US), 2007. 
Algebraic Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry, Algorithmic Number Theory, padic Representation Theory 
soroosh.yazdani 
Graduate Students  
Farzad Aryan 
PhD student
Advisor: Nathan Ng 

Jeff Bleaney 
Master's student
Advisors: Amir Akbary, Soroosh Yazdani 

Manoj Kumar 
Master's student
Advisors: Amir Akbary, Soroosh Yazdani 

Allysa Lumley 
Master's student
Advisors: Habiba Kadiri, Nathan Ng 

Past Students  
Majid Shahabi 
MSc 2012
Thesis: The distribution of the classical error terms of prime number theory. Advisors: Amir Akbary, Nathan Ng 
Sept. 2012: research assistant, U. of lethbridge. 
Fataneh Esteki 
MSc 2012
Thesis: Approximations for some functions of primes. Advisors: Amir Akbary, Habiba Kadiri 
Sept. 2012: Master's student, U. of Calgary. 
Shahab Shahabi 
MSc 2003
Thesis: On non vanishing of certain Lfunctions Advisor: Amir Akbary 
Ph.D 2008, McGill Advisor: Henri Darmon. 
Undergraduate Summer Research Students
2010: Laura Faber, Yang Li, Keylan Scholten. 2009: Laura Faber, Kyle Hambrook, Allysa Lumley, Mark Thom. 2008: Kyle Hambrook, Allysa Lumley, Mark Thom. 2005: Zachary Friggstad 2004: Sean Alaric 2001, 2002: Reg Sawilla 
Past Members  Areas of Expertise  Current Position 
Dragos Ghioca
Assistant Professor, July 2007  June 2010 Ph.D., U. of California (Berkeley), 2005. 
Arithmetic geometry, polynomial dynamics, geometric model theory.  Associate Professor UBC, Vancouver 
Fabien Pazuki
Postdoc  August 2009 Ph.D., U. of Bordeaux 1 (France), 2008. 
Diophantine geometry, heights, abelian varieties, rational points, elliptic curves.  Maitre de Conference U. of Bordeaux I, France 
Tim Trudgian
postdoc: July 2010  June 2012 Ph.D., Oxford (UK), 2010.  Analytic number theory, Riemann zetafunction and its argument. 
Currently ARC Fellow
Australian National University, Canberra. 
Canadian Number Theory Association XIIth meeting  June 1722, 2012, University of Lethbridge.
Organizers: Amir Akbary, Habiba Kadiri, Nathan Ng, Soroosh Yazdani (all U of L), Michael Bennett (UBC), Nils Bruin (SFU), Matthew Greenberg (Calgary), Renate Scheidler (Calgary), Vinayak Vatsal (UBC). 
CRG conference Analytic Aspects of Lfunctions and Applications to Number Theory 
May 29June 3, 2011
University of Calgary Organizers: Amir Akbary (UofL), Matthew Greenberg (UofC), Greg Martin (UBC). 
Number Theory & Combinatorics Seminar  Since Fall 2007. 
PIMS West End Number Theory Seminar (WENTS)

20092010 
Summer Lectures: 
2011, 2010, 2009, 2008. 
Alberta Number Theory Days 
IV. Banff June 17June 19, 2011.
org: Amir Akbary, Brandon Fodden(all UofL). III. Banff, April 30May 2, 2010. org: Matthew Greenberg (UofC), Paul Buckingham (UofA). II. Calgary, April 30, 2009. org: Matthew Greenberg, Renate Scheidler, Andrew Shallue (all UofC). I. Lethbridge, May 07, 2008. org: Amir Akbary, Dragos Ghioca, Habiba Kadiri, Nathan Ng (all UofL). 