Mon. Mar. 3, noon to 12:50pm in B650  PIMS Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar:
Nuclear Physics and Number Theory 
Mon. Mar. 3, 22:50pm in B650  A conditional determination of the average rank of elliptic curves 
Mon. Feb. 24, noon to 12:50pm in B650  PIMS Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Bilinear forms on prime numbers 
Mon. Feb. 24, 2 to 2:50pm in D633  A practical example of using a bilinear decomposition on the Moebius function 
Tues. Feb. 25, 9:25 to 10:40am in D632  Large values of Dirichlet polynomials: an introduction 
Fri. Feb. 28, noon to 12:50 in D631  PIMS Lethbridge Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium Extremal problems of large primes in small intervalls 
Tues. Mar. 4, 9:25 to 10:40am in L114  Logfree zerodensity estimates (1/2) 
Tues. Mar. 4, 10:50 to 12:05 in L114  Logfree zerodensity estimates (2/2) 
Thur. Mar. 6, 9:25 to 10:40am in D632  A comparison of Perron's formula and smoothing 
Number Theory & Combinatorics Seminar 
Every semester since Fall 2007.
Mondays 12:0012:50 PM in B660. Fall 2011 Fall 2010 Spring 2010  Fall 2009 Spring 2009  Fall 2008 Spring 2008  Fall 2007 
Student Seminars: 
Junior Number Theory Seminar 20132014
Number Theory Study Seminars  Summer 2011, Undergraduate lectures in Analytic Number Theory  Summer 2010, Undergraduate lectures in Analytic Number Theory  Summer 2009, Undergraduate lectures in Analytic Number Theory  Summer 2008. 
PIMS West End Number Theory Seminar (WENTS)

20092010 
Alberta Number Theory Days 
May 1012, 2013, BIRS, Banff.
Organizers: Brandon Fodden (U. of Lethbridge), David Roe (U. of Calgary). 
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). 
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). 
Past Members/Postdocs  Areas of Expertise  Current Position 
Adam Felix
PIMS Postdoc: January 2013  December 2014 Ph.D., Queens, 2011. 
Analytic number theory, sieve theory, primes in arithmetic progression, Artin's primitive root conjecture, elliptic curves, algebraic number theory. 
Since Jan. 2015, Postdoc at KTH, Stockholm. 
Soroosh Yazdani
Assistant Professor (20112014) Ph.D., U. C. Berkeley (US), 2007. 
Algebraic Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry, Algorithmic Number Theory, padic Representation Theory 
Since Fall 2014 at Google Inc. and University of Waterloo. 
Brandon Fodden
Academic Assistant: 2009  2013 postdoc: July 2007  2009 Ph.D., Queen's, 2007. 
Analytic and algebraic number theory, Hilbert's 10th problem, logic. 
Since Fall 2013: Instructor Carleton University, Ottawa. 
Dragos Ghioca
Assistant Professor, July 2007  June 2010 Ph.D., U. of California (Berkeley), 2005. 
Arithmetic geometry, polynomial dynamics, geometric model theory.  Since Fall 2010: Associate Professor at UBC, Vancouver. 
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. 
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 Graduate Students  Thesis  After graduation 
Manoj Kumar 
Master's student (Jan. 2013  Dec. 2014)
Advisors: Amir Akbary, Soroosh Yazdani 
(as of Sept. 2015) PhD student in University of Waterloo. 
Adela Gherga 
PhD student (Sept. 2013  transfered to UBC in Sept. 2014)
Advisor:Soroosh Yazdani 
(as of Sept. 2014) PhD student in UBC, Vancouver. 
Allysa Lumley 
MSc August 2014
Thesis: Explicit Results on Primes Advisors: Habiba Kadiri, Nathan Ng 
(as of Sept. 2014) Instructor and Research Assistant, University of Lethbridge 
Jeff Bleaney 
MSc April 2014
Thesis: On some properties of Elliptic Nets Advisors: Amir Akbary, Soroosh Yazdani 
(as of Sept. 2014) Instructor and Research Assistant, University of Lethbridge 
Majid Shahabi 
MSc August 2012
Thesis: The distribution of the classical error terms of prime number theory. Advisors: Amir Akbary, Nathan Ng 
(as of Sept. 2013) PhD student, U. of Calgary. 
Fataneh Esteki 
MSc August 2012
Thesis: Approximations for some functions of primes. Advisors: Amir Akbary, Habiba Kadiri 
(as of Sept. 20130 MSc 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. 
Years  Undergraduate Summer Research Students
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2010 
Laura Faber (Kadiri)
Chebyshev bounds for psi(x), Chinook Research Summer Award. Yang Li (Akbary, Ng) Biases in the Size of Arithmetic Functions and the Mertens Conjecture, Chinook Research Summer Award. Keylan Scholten (Akbary, Ng) Artin prime producing polynomials, NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award. 
2009 
Laura Faber (Kadiri, Ng)
Explicit bounds for the nth prime number, Chinook Research Summer Award. Kyle Hambrook (Akbary) Explicit lower bounds for the number of primes p for which p + a has a large prime divisor, NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award. Allysa Lumley (Kadiri) Explicit bounds for some prime counting functions, Chinook Research Summer Award. Mark Thom (Ng) The Riemann zeta function and divisor functions, NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award. 
2008 
Kyle Hambrook (Akbary)
An effective variant of the BombieriVinogradov theorem, Chinook Student Research Award. Allysa Lumley (Kadiri) Chinook Research Summer Award. Mark Thom (Ng) NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award. 