Mathematical Sciences

Atish Mitra


Atish J. Mitra

Associate Professor
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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. I have been a visiting faculty at the University of South Florida, a postdoctoral researcher at Ben Gurion University, Israel, a scientific visitor at the Semester in Quantitative Geometry, MSRI, Berkeley, and a scientific visitor at the special Semester in Extension Problems at Fields Institute, Canada.

Research Interests

I am broadly interested in geometric and topological questions, and their connections to other areas of mathematics such as algebra (group theory) and analysis (functional analysis). I am also interested in applications of geometry and topology to the physical sciences. The fields I have been active in the past few years are dimension theory,  geometric group theory, coarse geometry, groupoid C* algebras, and applied topology.

Selected Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Researcher Award, Montana Tech, 2021
  • Skirball Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ben Gurion University, Israel, 2009-2010
  • Science Alliance Fellowship, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2001-2006
  • Academic Achievement award, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2004

Courses Taught at Montana Tech

  • Topology
  • Applied Topology Lab
  • Geometric Group Theory
  • Groups and Geometries I,II,III
  • Algebraic Structures I,II
  • Differential Equations
  • Advanced Differential Equations
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Calculus I,II,III
  • Advanced Calculus I,II

Selected Publications