About

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I am a fifth year graduate student at the University of Utah studying commutative algebra. My advisor is Srikanth Iyengar. I will graduate in May 2020 and start a post-doc position at the University Bielefeld, Germany, in the representation theory group.

I obtained a Bachelor in Mathematics in 2014 and a Bachelor in Physics in 2015 from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.
I am interested in derived categories.

Here is my CV.

Publications

  1. Local to global principles for generation time over Noether algebras: arXiv: 1906.06104 (submitted)

Upcoming conferences

A Zoom Special Session on DG Methods in Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory
through Zoom—May 2–3, 2020
With Ben Briggs and Josh Pollitz I am organizing this Zoom Special Session to replace the special session we were organizing at the AMS Spring Western Sectional Meeting (cancelled due to COVID-19).
Workshop: Cohomology of Finite Groups: Interactions and Applications
at the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany—August 9–16, 2020
BRIDGES
at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA—June 16–18, 2021
I am organizing this conference with Allechar Serrano López, Christian Klevdal, Peter McDonald and Sabine Lang.

Past talks.
Past conferences.

Current Positions and Activities

Zoom Special Session on DG Methods in Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory
Poster
With Ben Briggs and Josh Pollitz I am organizing this Zoom Special Session on May 2–3, 2020, to replace the special session we were organizing at the AMS Spring Western Sectional Meeting (cancelled due to COVID-19).

Student chapter of the AWM at the University of Utah

BRIDGES
Poster
I am the chair of the conference committee. We are organizing the conference BRIDGES for June 16–18, 2021. This conference is aimed towards early graduate students and advanced undergraduate students interested in representation theory, number theory, and commutative algebra.
Webmaster
I keep the website current and post events on campus connect.

GSAC

Co-chair of the GSAC Professional development committee
In the fall we have organized a job material editing group, a website workshop and an industry job panel. Currently we are organizing a funding panel/discussion.
Co-chair of the GSAC peer mentoring program
This mentoring program assings an advanced graduate student to every incoming graduate student with similar mathematical interest.

Past position, activities and resources.

Contact

Office
JWB 212
Email
letz [at] math [dot] utah [dot] edu
Mailing Address
Department of Mathematics
155 South 1400 East, JWB 233
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0090
USA