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Atish Mitra

Atish   J.   Mitra

Associate Professor
Museum 114
Phone: (406) 496-4364
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I have an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, INDIA, followed by a MS in Engineering Science (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and a PhD in Mathematics from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. I have been a Postdoctoral Researcher in mathematics at Ben Gurion University, ISRAEL, and a participant in the Semester in Quantitative Geometry, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley.

Research Interests

I am broadly interested in geometric and topological questions, and connections with other parts of mathematics such as algebra (group theory) and analysis. The fields I have been active in the past few years are geometric group theory and large scale geometry.

Selected Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of Skirball Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ben Gurion University, Israel, 2009-2010
  • Recipient of the Science Alliance Fellowship, UTK, 2001 -2006
  • Recipient of the Graduate Student Academic Achievement award, UTK, 2004

Courses Taught

  • Algebraic Structures
  • Differential Equations
  • Calculus

Selected Publications