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Michael Magee, PhD University of California Santa Cruz

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Assistant Professor, Geometry in the Department of Mathematical Sciences

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I obtained my Ph.D. in 2014 under the supervision of Alex Gamburd at U.C. Santa Cruz, and had postdoctoral positions at I.A.S. Princeton and Yale University.
I'm interested in problems in geometry, dynamics, and number theory.
I am from Northern Ireland.

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Pure Mathematics: Algebra & Number Theory

Research Interests

  • Dynamics
  • Number Theory
  • Spectral Theory

Selected Publications

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Indicators of Esteem

  • Grants : ERC Starting Grant UBIQGAP `The ubiquity of optimal spectral gaps' 01/01/2021-31/12/2025 €1,437,055