Benjamin P. Richert


Department of Mathematics
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
www.calpoly.edu/ ~brichert
brichert@calpoly.edu

 

Research Interests:

Commutative Algebra: Free resolutions, the extremal behavior of Hilbert functions and (graded) Betti numbers, generic behavior, Gorenstein rings.

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Academic Positions:

  • California Polytechnic State University, Assitant Professor, Aug. 2003 - present.
  • University of Michigan, Assistant Professor (post-doc), Aug. 2000 - June 2003.
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Teaching Assistant, Aug. 1995 - May 2000

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    Experienced teaching and researching using the TI-82 and TI-83 Plus calculators, the computer algebra system Macaulay II, and Mathematica.

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    I enjoy hiking, and camping with my lovely wife, playing basketball, lifting weights, and generally being/working outside. Woodworking is my newest hobby, and it partially satiates my desire to build things. I also attend a local church where I help out in any way that I can.