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Victoria Powers

Professor

Office: N418
Phone: 404-727-3636
Email: vicki@mathcs.emory.edu
Personal Website: http://www.mathcs.emory.edu/~vicki/
Research Groups: Algebra and Number Theory

Office Hours:
  • Tuesday: 2:00PM - 3:30PM
  • Wednesday: 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Teaching:
  • MATH 250 (6) - Foundations of Mathematics TTh 8:30AM - 9:45AM
  • MATH 385 (1) - Topics in Mathematics: Mathematics of Voting TTh 11:30AM - 12:45PM

Research:
  • Real Algebraic Geometry, Polynomials, Symbolic Computation, Ordered fields, Algebraic Theory of Quadratic Forms

Recent Publications:
  • Polynomials nonnegative on strips and half-strips, with Ha Nguyen, J. Pure Appl. Algebra 216 (2012).
  • Polya's Theorem with zeros, J. Symb. Comp. 46 (2011).
  • Rational certificates of positivity for compact semialgebraic sets. Pac. J. Math. 251 (2011).

Education:
  • Ph.D. (1985) Cornell University
  • B.A (1980) University of Chicago