Gene Abrams (University of Colorado)

Leavitt path algebras

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algebra, analysis, graph theory, number theory


Brief bio

Gene Abrams is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Colorado at Colorado springs. He heard his Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Oregon in 1981, under the supervision of Frank Anderson. He has been at UCCS since 1983. His research interests are in noncommutative rings and their categories of modules.  Since 2005 his primary focus has been on a class of rings called "Leavitt path algebras".  

Abrams is the author / coauthor of more than 40 research articles in refereed journals. He has given talks in numerous mathematics departments throughout the world. He was designated in 1996 as University of Colorado systemwide President's Teaching Scholar; was recipient of the 2002 Rocky Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America Award for Distinguished University Teaching; and was recipient (with J. Sklar) of 2010 Allendoerfer Award (for expository writing) from the MAA.