# Discrete Mathematics

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Faculty |
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Benjamin BraunProfessor Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis, 2007. Algebraic, Geometric, and Topological Combinatorics. |

Richard EhrenborgProfessor Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993. Algebraic Combinatorics. |

Margaret ReaddyProfessor Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1993. Algebraic Combinatorics. |

Khrystyna SerhiyenkoAssistant Professor Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 2015. Quiver representations and cluster algebras. |

Martha YipAssociate Professor Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 2010. Algebraic Combinatorics and Combinatorial Representation Theory. |

Yuan ZhouAssistant Professor Ph.D., University of Calfornia, Davis, 2017. Discrete Optimization. |

Emeritus Faculty |
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Carl LeeProfessor Ph.D., Cornell University, 1981. Polytopes; Mathematics Education. |

**Graduate Students (Qualified)**

- Matias Von Bell (Yip)
- Katie Bruegge (Braun)
- William Gustafson (Readdy)
- Derek Hanely (Braun)
- Benjamin Reese (Readdy)

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**Affiliated Graduate Students**

- Allison Fitisone (Zhou)
- Zachery Peterson (Serhiyenko)

**Visiting Faculty and Postdocs Alumni (First Position after U Kentucky Listed)**

- Rafael Gonzalez D'Leon, Research Associate Fall 2017, York University
- Sergey Kitaev , Visiting Assistant Professor Fall 2003 - Fall 2004, Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Reykjavik University in Iceland
- Edwin O'Shea, Visiting Assistant Professor 2006 - 2007, Two-year postdoc at CINVESTAV in Mexico City, Mexico
- Jakayla Robbins, Postdoctoral Scholar 2003-2004, Tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Montana
- Guoce Xin , Visiting Assistant Professor 2005 - 2006, Center for Combinatorics, Nankai University

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**Affiliated Faculty**

- Judy Goldsmith - Dept. of Computer Science.
- Andrew Klapper - Dept. of Computer Science.
- Victor Marek - Dept. of Computer Science.
- Mirek Truszczynski - Dept. of Computer Science.

**Seminars**

- Discrete CATS Seminar (CATS = Combinatorics, Algebra, Topology, Statistics)
- WILDCATS Seminar
- Computer Science Colloquium
- University of Louisville Algebra & Combinatorics Seminar. Information: Jake Wildstrom.

**Courses**

Fall 2021

- Math 514 Combinatorial Structures and Techniques (Zhou)
- Math 714 Topics in Discrete Mathematics: Topics in Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics (Ehrenborg)

Spring 2022

- Math 614 Enumerative Combinatorics (Serhiyenko)
- Math 714 Topics in Discrete Mathematics: Positivity in Algebraic Combinatorics (Yip)

Sample Coursework for Doctoral Students

- MA 514 - Combinatorial Structures and Techniques
- MA 614 - Enumerative Combinatorics
- MA 714 - Combinatorics of Coxeter Groups
- MA 714 - Geometric Combinatorics
- MA 714 - Geometric Probability
- MA 715 - Commutative Algebra and Polytopes
- MA 715 - Graph Theory
- MA 715 - Hyperplane Arrangements
- MA 715 - Matroid Theory
- MA 715 - Polytope Theory
- MA 715 - Representation Theory and the Symmetric Group
- CS 575 - Theoretical Aspects of Computing