Education

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics (May 1997), University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
    Dissertation: The Distribution of Prime Primitive Roots and Dense Egyptian Fractions
    Advisors: Professors Trevor D. Wooley and Hugh L. Montgomery
  • M.S. in Mathematics (December 1994), University of Michigan
  • B.S. with Honors in Mathematics (June 1992), Stanford University

Employment

  • Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, July 2011–present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, July 2005–June 2011
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, July 2001–June 2005
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto, August 1998–June 2001
  • Member, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, September 1997–July 1998

Awards and Honors

Professional

  • Conference co-organizer, L-functions and their Applications to Number Theory, University of Calgary, May 30–Jun. 3, 2011
  • Associate editor, Journal of Number Theory, 2009–2013
  • Conference co-organizer, Special Session on West End Number Theory, American Mathematical Society Sectional Meeting, UBC, Oct. 4–5, 2008
  • Conference co-organizer, Canadian Number Theory Association IX Meeting, UBC, Jul. 9–14, 2006
  • Conference co-organizer, Workshop on Diophantine Approximation and Analytic Number Theory, Banff International Research Station, Nov. 20–25, 2004
  • Supervisor of several graduate and undergraduate students
  • Lifetime member of the American Mathematical Society (starting 1992), member of the Mathematical Association of America (1996–present), and lifetime member of the Canadian Mathematical Society (starting 2002)
  • Reviewer for Math Reviews, 2000–present
  • Refereed uncountably many papers for journals