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Past Events

Workshop: Analytic Aspects of L-functions and Applications to Number Theory
Organizers: Amir Akbary (UofL), Matthew Greenberg (UofC), Greg Martin (UBC).
May 29-June 3, 2011
University of Calgary
Number Theory & Combinatorics Seminar Wednesdays 12:00-12:50 PM in E575. 
Fall 2011
Fall 2010
Spring 2010 - Fall 2009
Spring 2009 - Fall 2008
Spring 2008 - Fall 2007
PIMS West End Number Theory Seminar (WENTS)
Summer Undergraduate Lectures:
2010, 2009, 2008.
Canadian Number Theory Association XIIth meeting June 17 to June 22, 2012, University of Lethbridge. Alberta Number Theory Days IV. Banff June 17-June 19, 2011.
org: Amir Akbary, Brandon Fodden(all UofL).
III. Banff, April 30--May 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).


The group in Lethbridge is part of the PIMS
Collaborative Research Group, from 2010-2013.
We are also part of the Alberta Number Theory Research Group.

Current Members Areas of Expertise Email
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Amir Akbary
Ph. D., U. of Toronto, 1997.
L-functions, Reduction mod p of elliptic curves, Polynomials over finite fields. amir.akbary
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
Ph.D., U. Lille I (France), 2002.
Analytic number theory, Dirichlet L-functions, distribution of prime numbers. habiba.kadiri
Nathan Ng
Ph.D., UBC (Vancouver), 2001.
Analytic and multiplicative number theory, Riemann zeta function, prime numbers.
Tim Trudgian
postdoc: July 2010 - present
Ph.D., Oxford (UK), 2010.
Analytic number theory, Riemann zeta-function and its argument. tim.trudgian

Graduate Students
Majid Shahabi
(Master's student)
July 2010-present

Advisors: Amir Akbary, Nathan Ng
email: m.shahabi
Fataneh Esteki
(Master's student)
July 2010-present

Advisors: Amir Akbary, Habiba Kadiri
email: fataneh.esteki
Shahab Shahabi
past Master's student
2002-2003, Advisor: Amir Akbary
Master's thesis: "On non vanishing of certain L-functions"

Ph.D 2008, McGill, supervisor: H. Darmon.

Undergraduate Summer Research Students 2010: Laura Faber, Yang Li, Keylan Scholten.
2009: Laura Faber, Kyle Hambrock, Allysa Lumley, Mark Thom.
2008: Kyle Hambrock, 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. Assistant 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

Past Visitors Institution Period
Micah Milinovich Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2008.
March 15-20, 2010
June 04-11, 2009
Harald Helfgott Reader, University of Bristol, UK
Ph. D., University of Princeton (2003)
November 18-25, 2008
April 14-18, 2008
Chantal David Professor, University of Concordia
Ph.D., McGill University, 1993.
November 9-10, 2008
Nathan Jones Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
Ph.D., UCLA, 2005.
May 06-09, 2008


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