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Math Research

Research in the field of mathematics covers a broad range of areas, including


Research covers finite group theory, algebraic groups, representation theory, symmetric functions, algebraic K-theory.

Affiliated Faculty: Matthias Flach, Dinakar Ramakrishnan, Xinwen Zhu

Algebraic Geometry

Research covers moduli spaces, birational geometry, Hodge theory, Calabi-Yau varieties, arithmetic geometry.

Affiliated Faculty: Tom Graber, Elena Mantovan, Eric RainsDinakar Ramakrishnan, Xinwen Zhu


Research covers classical real and complex analysis, harmonic analysis, functional analysis and operator theory, orthogonal polynomials; complex, smooth, and random dynamical and Hamiltonian systems, fractal, integrable systems, partial differential equations.

Affiliated Faculty: Nikolai Markarov, Nets Katz, Maksym RadziwillEric RainsOmer Tamuz


Research covers extremal and probabilistic combinatorics, additive combinatorics and Ramsey theory.

Affiliated Faculty: David ConlonNets Katz, Eric Rains

Geometry and Topology

Research covers low-dimensional topology, hyperbolic geometry, geometric group theory and foliations; symplectic geometry and topology, topological gauge theory, knot theory, and their interface with theoretical physics.

Affiliated FacultySergei GukovYi Ni

Mathematical and Computational Linguistics

Research focuses on mathematical models of acquisition and evolution of natural languages.

Affiliated Faculty: Matilde Marcolli

Mathematical and Machine Learning

This new and fast growing area at the interface of pure mathematics and data science includes applications of AI to some of the most challenging math problems, as well as applications of mathematical ideas to the theory of machine learning.

Affiliated Faculty: Sergei Gukov

Mathematical Logic

Research covers mathematical logic and its interactions with analysis, dynamical systems and combinatorics.

Affiliated FacultyAlexander Kechris

Mathematical Physics

Research covers Schrödinger operators, random matrices.

Affiliated Faculty: Sergei GukovAlexei Kitaev, Eric RainsBarry Simon

Mathematical Structures in Quantum Physics

Research covers algebraic and geometric structures arising in quantum field theory, string theory, and other high-energy physics models.

Affiliated Faculty: Matilde Marcolli

Noncommutative Geometry

Research covers noncommutative differential geometry and its applications to physics and number theory andnoncommutative algebraic geometry and the theory of noncommutattive motives.

Affiliated FacultyMatilde MarcolliEric Rains

Number Theory

Research covers algebraic number theory, automorphic forms, Shimura varieties, Galois representations, and L-functions.

Affiliated Faculty: Matthias FlachElena MantovanMaksym RadziwillDinakar RamakrishnanXinwen Zhu


Research covers stochastic processes, statistical mechanics, random geometry, and relations to mathematical physics, complex analysis and ergodic theory.

Affiliated FacultyThomas HutchcroftOmer TamuzNick Makarov

Quantum Topology

Research covers various constructions of topological invariants of knots and 3-manifolds based on representation theory of quantum groups and vertex algebras.

Affiliated FacultySergei Gukov

String Theory (Mathematical Aspects)

Research covers enumerative geometry, mirror symmetry, gauge theory and its applications to low-dimensional topology and the geometric representation theory.

Affiliated Faculty: Tom Graber, Sergei GukovAnton KapustinHirosi OoguriTony Yue Yu