Background

Research interests:

  • Nonassociative algebra
    • Metrized commutative algebras
    • Left-symmetric algebras (also known as pre-Lie or Vinbeg algebras)
    • Deformation quantization
  • Geometric structures
    • Flat real projective structures
    • Parabolic geometries
    • Geometric structures supported on symplectic and contact manifolds
    • Symplectic connections
  • Geometric analysis
    • Affine differential geometry of hypersurfaces
    • Partial differential equations of Monge-Ampere type

Education:

Ph.D. (Mathematics)       University of Washington      2003
        (Thesis advisor: Robin Graham )      
M. Sc. (Mathematics)       University of Washington      2001
A.B. magna cum laude (Mathematics)       Harvard University      1996