Maria Gordina Department of Mathematics
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
phone (office): (860) 486-2158
maria.gordina at uconn.edu

Education: Cornell University, Ph.D in Mathematics, August 1998
Dissertation: Holomorphic functions and the heat kernel measure on an infinite dimensional complex orthogonal group,
Advisor: Professor Leonard Gross.
Leningrad State University, Diploma in Mathematics, 1990
Dissertation: Denseness of fractions in L_p for p less than 1,
Advisor: Professor Alexey B. Aleksandrov.
Employment:
2013 - present Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
2007 - 2013 Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
2003 - 2007 Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
2000 - 2002 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego.
1998 - 2000 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada.
1990-1992 Assistant Professor at the Mathematics Department, Leningrad Electro-Technical Institute, Leningrad, Russia.
Teaching Experience:
2013 - present Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
2007 - 2013 Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
2003 - 2007 Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
2001-2002 Instructor at the University of California at San Diego for a calculus course.
1998-2000 Lecturer at McMaster University for second and third year courses on differential equations.
1992-1997 Teaching Assistant at Cornell University.
1990-1992 Assistant Professor at Leningrad Electro-Technical Institute and Leningrad Institute of Railroad Engineers, Leningrad, Russia. Lecturer for calculus courses at different levels, including special course on Fourier analysis for radiophysics students.
1985-1990 Taught at the School for Young Mathematicians, Leningrad, Russia. Director of the School in 1988-1990.
1986, 1987 Organized and taught at Summer Camps for Young Mathematician, Leningrad, Russia.
Publications:

Honors, Awards and Grants:
  • Simons fellow, 2016-2017, UConn CLAS article.

  • The Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize of the AWM , 2009-2010. The AWM press release.

  • NSF Grant DMS-1712427, June 2017-May 2020.

  • NSF Grant DMS-1405169, June 2014-May 2018.

  • NSF Grant DMS-1007496, June 2010-June 2015.

  • NSF Grant DMS-0706784, July 2007-July 2011.

  • NSF Grant DMS-0306468, June 2003-June 2007

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship, 2005-2008, 2013.

  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2000-2002.

  • Hutchinson Fellowship, Cornell University, Spring 1996.

  • Diploma with Honors, Leningrad State University.

  • Special Fellowship, Leningrad State University (1988, 1989, 1990) given to the top five students among 1500 students in mathematics.
Editorial work:
  • Editor Forum Mathematicum, 2018-.
    • Associate Editor The Electronic Journal of Probability (EJP) and the Electronic Communications in Probability (ECP), 2018-2020.
PhD students:

  • Marco Carfagnini (University of Connecticut, current)


  • Liangbing Luo (University of Connecticut, current)


  • Phanuel Mariano (University of Connecticut, current)


  • Fanny Shum (University of Connecticut, 2016)
  • Title:   Stabilization by noise of systems of complex-valued ODEs  
    Fanny Shum's Thesis

  • Malva Asaad (University of Connecticut, 2016)
  • Title:   Hypoelliptic heat kernel on nilpotent Lie groups  
    Malva Asaad's Thesis

  • Alex Baldenko (University of Connecticut, 2013)
  • Title:   The top Lyapunov exponent of symplectic stochastic differential equations: theory and numerics  
    Alex Baldenko's Thesis

  • John Haga (University of Connecticut, 2012)
  • Title:   Lévy processes in a step 3 nilpotent Lie group  
    John Haga's Thesis

  • Mang Wu (University of Connecticut, 2010)
  • Title:   Stochastic and geometric analysis of two infinite-dimensional groups  
    Mang Wu's Thesis

  • Robert Wooster (University of Connecticut, 2009)
  • Title:   Evolution Systems of Measures for Non-autonomous Stochastic Differential Equations with Lévy Noise  
    Bob Wooster's Thesis
Honors and University Scholar Theses surpervised: