Professor
Graduate Program Director
Fields of Interest
Biography
PhD, Hebrew University, 1999
Courses Taught
Spring 2024
Autumn 2023
Winter 2023
Autumn 2022
Winter 2022
Autumn 2020
Winter 2020
Spring 2019
Winter 2019
Spring 2018
Winter 2018
Autumn 2017
Spring 2017
Winter 2017
Autumn 2016
Spring 2016
Winter 2016
News & Events
Related News
- Amzi Jeffs named NSF Graduate Fellow - April 19, 2018
- New AMS Fellows - November 1, 2016
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: TBA (Fiona Young, Cornell University) - May 29, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: The merging operation and (d-i)-simplicial i-simple d-polytopes (Hailun Zheng, University of Houston-Downtown) - May 15, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: The inhomogeneous multispecies PushTASEP and Macdonald polynomials (Arvind Ayyer, Indian Institute of Science) - May 1, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Shuffle bases and quasisymmetric power sums (Michael Tang, University of Washington) - April 17, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: The Poincare-Extended ab-Index (Galen Dorpalen-Barry, University of Oregon) - April 10, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Increasing subsequences, orbit harmonics, and shadow play (Brendon Rhoades, University of California, San Diego) - April 3, 2024 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: A noncommutative Schur function approach to chromatic symmetric functions (Isaiah Siegl, University of Washington) - November 29, 2023 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Quantum Bruhat graphs and tilted Richardson varieties (Shiliang Gao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) - October 25, 2023 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Central transversals and hyperplane arrangements (Pablo Soberón, City University of New York, Baruch College) - May 17, 2023 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Mixed Volumes of Normal Complexes (Lauren Nowak, University of Washington) - May 3, 2023 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Chip-firing game on metric graphs and combinatorics of their Jacobians (Farbod Shokrieh, University of Washington) - April 26, 2023 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Higher Weak Order of Affine Permutations (Herman Chau, University of Washington) - March 8, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Algebra, Geometry & Combinatorics of the Pinhole Camera (Rekha Thomas, University of Washington) - March 1, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: The geometric method, matroids and related simplicial complexes (Andrew Berget, Western Washington University) - February 22, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Vertex labeling properties on graphs and complexes (Bruno Benedetti, University of Miami) - February 15, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Combinatorial mutations and birational maps (Ricky Liu, University of Washington) - February 1, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Unimodular triangulations of sufficiently large dilations (Gaku Liu, University of Washington) - January 25, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Planar Tanglegram Layouts and Edge Insertion (Kevin Liu, University of Washington) - February 16, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Common tangents to polytopes and convex bodies (José Alejandro Samper, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) - February 9, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Non-realizability of polytopes via linear programming (Amy Wiebe, Simon Fraser University) - February 2, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
- Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar: Braiding and twisting open positroid varieties (Christopher Fraser, Michigan State University) - January 19, 2022 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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- Current Topics Seminar: Session 1 (Introductions / Isabella Novik) - October 8, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
- Current Topics Seminar: Polytopes versus centrally symmetric polytopes (Isabella Novik) - May 18, 2017 - 4:00pm