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Zachary A. Kent
Phone: TBD

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics and Science Center, Suite W404
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322


United States (Registered Native American, Cherokee)

Research Interests

Number theory, modular forms, p-adic analysis, formal groups, elliptic curves, partitions.


    Argonaut High School, Jackson, California
  • High School Diploma, May 1996.


  1. Special L-values and periods of weakly holomorphic modular forms (with Kathrin Bringmann and Karl-Heinz Fricke), submitted for preparation.
  2. Witt rings and matroids (with Thomas C. Craven), Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, accepted for publication.
  3. l-adic properties of the partition function (with Amanda Folsom and Ken Ono), Advances in Mathematics, 229 (2012), 1586-1609.
  4. Periods of Eisenstein series and some applications, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 139 (2011), 3789-3794.
  5. Eichler-Shimura theory for mock modular forms (with Kathrin Bringmann, Pavel Guerzhoy and Ken Ono), Mathematische Annalen, accepted for publication.
  6. p-adic coupling of mock modular forms and shadows (with Pavel Guerzhoy and Ken Ono), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 107 no. 14 (2010), 6169-6174.
  7. p-adic liftings of the supersingular j-invariants and j-zeros of certain Eisenstein series (with Pavel Guerzhoy), Journal of Number Theory, 129 no. 12 (2009), 3059-3068.

Other Publications and Reports

  1. Galois Representations, University of Hawai‘i, Clay Mathematics Institute Annual Report, 2009.
  2. Scratch detection on magnetic media using Voronoi diagrams, internal report, IBM/Hitachi, 2004.
  3. Defect analysis and correction for magnetic media, internal report, IBM/Hitachi, 2004.
  4. Application Script: a programming language for self-run stress test (SRST), internal report, IBM, 2003.

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  • Various UNIX-type operating systems, MacOS, Windows.
  • C, C++, Python, and about 40 other programming languages.