Arunabha Biswas

Visiting Instructor

Department of Mathematics
General Academic Building 471-D, University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311430
(225 S Avenue B)
Denton, TX 76203-5017

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Office: GAB 471-D

Office Phone: (940) 369-7181

E-mail: arunabha.biswas@unt.edu


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Employment

  • University of North Texas, TX, USA.
    Visiting Instructor     August 2017 - present

  • Queen's University, ON, Canada.
    Coleman Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: M. Ram Murty)     August 2015 - June 2017

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Texas Tech University, January 2009 - May 2015.
       Dissertation title: Some aspects of higher Mahler measure.
       Advisers: Alexander Yu. Solynin and Roger W. Barnard.

  • M.S. in Mathematics, University of Texas - Pan American, August 2007 - August 2008.

  • B.E. in Instrumentation Engineering, Jadavpur University, August 1999 - July 2003.

Research Interest

  • Analytic number theory and special functions. More precisely, I work on Mahler measure, higher Mahler measure and special values of L-functions.

Publications

  1. Asymptotic nature of higher Mahler measure.
    Acta Arithmetica, 166.1 (2014), 15-21.

  2. [with C. Monico] Limiting value of higher Mahler measure.
    Journal of Number Theory, 143 (2014), 357-362.

Travel Grants

  • To attend GANITA conference at The Fields Institute, June 2016.
    The Fields Institute, $650.

  • Post-Doctoral Travel Award at Queen's University, September 2015.
    Queen's University, $400.

  • To attend Midwest Number Theory Conference at University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, September 2015.
    NSF (National Science Foundation), $570.

  • To attend Palmetto Number Theory Series (PANTS) at South Carolina State University, September 2014.
    NSA (National Security Agency), $803.

  • To attend Palmetto Number Theory Series (PANTS) at South Carolina State University, September 2014.
    NSA (National Security Agency), $803.

  • To attend SCHOLAR conference at University of Montreal, Canada, October 2013.
    CRM (Centre de Recherches Mathe ́matiques), fully funded.

  • To attend XXII Rolf Nevanlinna Colloquium at University of Helsinki, Finland, August 2013.
    NSF (National Science Foundation), $2000.

  • To attend the summer graduate school New Geometric Techniques in Number Theory at MSRI, July 2013.
    MSRI (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), fully funded.

Awards

  • One of the five finalist for the Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015.
    Queen’s University.

  • SIAM Scholarship, 2014.
    Texas Tech University chapter of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

  • Patrick L. Odell Graduate Student Scholarship, 2013.
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University.

  • John T. White Graduate Student Scholarship, 2012.
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University.

  • Gordon Fuller Graduate Student Scholarship, 2011.
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University.

  • National Scholarship, 1997.
    Government of India.

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

  • Limiting values of higher Mahler Measure and cyclotomic polynomials (invited talk).
    University of Wisconsin at Madison - Number Theory / Representation Theory Seminar.
    Wisconsin, WI, U.S.A.; September 2016.

  • GANITA Conference - Fields Institute.
    Toronto, ON, Canada; June 2016.

  • Some aspects of higher Mahler Measure (invited talk).
    University of Waterloo - Number Theory Seminar.
    Waterloo, ON, Canada; January 2016.

  • Asymptotic nature of higher Mahler measure (invited talk).
    Canadian Mathematical Society Winter Meeting.
    Montreal, QC, Canada; December 2015.

  • Asymptotic nature of higher Mahler measure (contributed talk).
    Midwest Number Theory Conference.
    Chicago, IL, U.S.A.; October 2015.

  • Asymptotic nature of higher Mahler measure (contributed talk).
    AMS Joint Mathematics Meetings.
    San Antonio, TX, U.S.A.; January 2015.

  • Asymptotic nature of higher Mahler measure (invited talk).
    Texas A&M Number Theory Seminar.
    College Station, TX, U.S.A.; October 2014.

  • Asymptotic behavior of higher Mahler measure (contributed talk).
    Palmetto Number Theory Series (PANTS) XXII.
    Orangeburg, SC, U.S.A.; September 2014.

  • Limiting value of higher Mahler measure (invited talk).
    Recent Developments in Number Theory, Special Session at AMS Meeting #1100.
    Lubbock, TX, U.S.A.; April 2014.

  • Asymptotic behavior of higher Mahler measure (poster).
    XXII Rolf Nevanlinna Colloquium, International Conference at University of Helsinki.
    Helsinki, Finland; August 2013.

  • Asymptotic behavior of higher Mahler measure (invited talk).
    New Geometric Techniques in Number Theory, Summer Graduate School at MSRI.
    Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.; July 2013.