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  Graduate School-Newark 2020-2022 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Mathematical Sciences 645  

Mathematical Sciences 645

Degree Program Offered: Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program at Rutgers-Newark: Xiaowei Wang, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Smith Hall 314 (973-353-3911; email:


Members of the Graduate Faculty

Distinguished Professors:

Mark E. Feighn, SAS-N; Ph.D., Columbia
Geometric group theory 

Jane P. Gilman, SAS-N; Ph.D., Columbia
Hyperbolic geometry; Teichmüller theory; symbolic computation on Kleinian groups

Zhengyu Mao, SAS-N; Ph.D., Columbia
Number theory; representation theory

Lee Mosher, SAS-N; Ph.D., Princeton
Low-dimensional topology; geometric group theory

Diana Shelstad, SAS-N; Ph.D., Yale
Automorphic representation theory; harmonic analysis on reductive groups

Jacob Sturm, SAS-N; Ph.D., Princeton
Complex differential geometry; geometric PDE; number theory


Li Guo, SAS-N; Ph.D., Washington (Seattle)
Algebra and related number theory operands and mathematical physics

John Loftin, SAS-N; Ph.D., Harvard
Differential geometry; geometric PDE

Ulrich Oertel, SAS-N; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Low-dimensional topology

Patrick Shafto, SAS-N; Ph.D., Northeastern
Machine and human learning using probabilistic models, algorithmic learning theory, augmented reality, and behavioral methods

Associate Professors:

William Keigher, SAS-N; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Differential algebra; category theory; Baxter algebra

C. David Keys, SAS-N; Ph.D., Chicago
Harmonic analysis and representation theory of reductive p-adic groups; number theory

John D. Randall, SAS-N; Ph.D., Warwick (UK)
Four-manifolds; algebraic geometry

Robert Sczech, SAS-N; Dr.rer.Nat., Bonn (Germany)
Number theory; special values of Hecke L-functions and the cohomology of arithmetic groups

Xiaowei Wang, SAS-N; Ph.D., Brandeis
Algebraic geometry, differential geometry and symplectic geometry

Assistant Professors:

Teng Fei, SAS-N; Ph.D., Harvard     
Mathematical physics, complex differential geometry, PDE

Bin Guo, SAS-N; Ph.D., Rutgers (New Brunswick)
Differential geometry, geometric analysis, PDE

Anastasia Tsvietkova, SAS-N; Ph.D., Tennessee
Low dimensional topology and geometry

Chen Wan, SAS-N; Ph.D., Minnesota (Twin City)
Representation theory, automorphic form, number theory

Teng Fei, SAS-N; Ph.D., MIT Mathematical Physics, differential geometry, geometry analysis and related ares

Postdoctoral Fellow:

Rylee Lyman, SAS-N; Ph.D., Tufts
Geometric group theory, hyperbolic geometry, low dimensional topology

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