Kiran Sridhara Kedlaya

Professor of Mathematics (he/him)
Stefan E. Warschawski Chair in Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, Room 7202
University of California, San Diego (land acknowledgment)
9500 Gilman Drive #0112
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
email: kedlaya[at]ucsd[dot]edu (public key)
voicemail: (+1) 858-534-2629 (no live phone)
headshot: jpg (Laurie DeWitt, 2019)
me on: arXiv, ORCID, NSF-PAR, UC open access

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News (see also past news)

I will continue to hold online office hours on Mondays during winter 2021, plus a social "RTG tea" 4:00-4:30pm PDT/PST. If you wish to schedule a meeting or join tea, email me for the Zoom links. (25 Nov 20)

For those interested in my course Math 157: Intro to Mathematical Software, it will be taught this year by my student Thomas Grubb. See his course web site. (16 Nov 20)

In 2021, the Arizona Winter School will be operating in a modified format due to the pandemic. The program originally scheduled for 2021 has been postponed to 2022; instead, AWS will offer four 6-week lecture series at a more introductory level. Applications are now open! (29 Oct 20)

Fast facts (see also my CV)

Teaching for 2020-2021:

Teaching for 2019-2020 (see also my past courses):

Office hours: throughout fall 2020, I will be holding Zoom office hours on Monday afternoons; email me to set up an appointment. I also host a social "RTG tea" Mondays 4:00-4:30pm PDT; email me for the link. (For course office hours, see the course home page.)

Research areas: number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry. Specialties: p-adic Hodge theory, p-adic/nonarchimedean analytic geometry, p-adic differential equations, algorithms in arithmetic geometry (particularly related to L-functions), interactions between arithmetic geometry and computer science (cryptography, coding theory, etc.). For more, see my questions of interest.

Editorial boards: Nagoya Mathematical Journal, L-Functions and Modular Forms Database.

Boards of directors: Art of Problem Solving Initiative (this includes governance of Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics), board Chair for Pro Mathematica Arte (this includes governance of Budapest Semesters in Mathematics and Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education). I am also the Vice Chair of the steering committee for the Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium conference series. As of February 2021, I will be serving a three-year term on the Council of the American Mathematical Society.

Current grants: NSF grant DMS-1802161 (sole PI); NSF RTG grant DMS-1502651 (co-PI); NSF grant DMS-1844206 (custodial PI). I am also an advisory board member for the UTMOST Project (interactive open-source mathematics textbooks), an advisory board member for the Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry (including the Arizona Winter School), and an associated scientist of the Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation.

Professional societies: American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Association of America, Association for Women in Mathematics, National Association of Mathematicians.

Software projects: I am an active user and developer of the SageMath open-source computer algebra system. I am a contributor to the LMFDB. Some of my other projects can be found on GitHub.

Other websites: I am a curator for MathMeetings, from which my conference list in arithmetic geometry is now derived. I maintain the Putnam Archive within this website; however, the UCSD Putnam coordinator is Daniel Kane.

Social justice: My work with the BEAM program seeks to address opportunity gaps for high-potential K-12 students from underserved backgrounds. I am a proud alum of the PCMI-IAS Workshop on Rehumanizing Mathematics led by the phenomenal Rochelle Gutiérrez. I am a Math Alliance mentor. I self-identify as first-gen.

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Fine print

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Due to lack of time and energy, this site has not been optimized for viewing on mobile phones or other small screens. It has also not been optimized for screen readers or other accessibility tools, but I would welcome advice about this. (See also the PreTeXt project.)

Aunque este sitio está disponible solamente en inglés, puedo responder al correo electrónico en español (con dificultad).

Bien que ce site ne soit disponible qu'en anglais, je peux répondre aux courriels en français (avec difficulté).

Obwohl diese Seite nur auf Englisch verfügbar ist, kann ich auf E-Mails auf Deutsch antworten (mit großen Schwierigkeiten).

Хотя этот сайт доступен только на английском языке, я могу отвечать на электронные письма на русском языке (с огромными трудностями).

抱歉,我无法用中文回复电子邮件. (太难了!)