# Markus Hunziker, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Program Director Associate Professor of Mathematics Undergraduate Advisor

## Education

Ph. D., University of California, San Diego, 1997 (Advisor: N. Wallach)

Dipl. Phil. II, University of Basel, 1993 (Advisor: H. Kraft)

## Biography

Dr. Hunziker joined the Baylor faculty in 2004. Prior to coming to Baylor he was teaching at Brandeis University (1997-2000) and at the University of Georgia (2000-2004). Dr. Hunziker is originally from Basel, Switzerland. He came to the USA for graduate school in 1993. He is married to Kyunglim Nam and has a two children: Tobias, who was born in March 2007, and Hana, who was born in December 2008. He enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends.

## Academic Interests and Research

Dr. Hunziker's research area is the representation theory of Lie groups and related algebraic geometry and combinatorics.

## Selected Publications

(with M. Sepanski and R. Stanke) *The minimal representation of the conformal group and classical solutions to the wave equation*, J. Lie Theory **22** (2012), 301-360.

(with M. Sepanski) *Distinguished orbits and the L-S category of simply connected compact Lie groups*, Topology Appl. **156** (2009), 2443-2451.

(with W. Graham) *Multiplication of polynomials on Hermitian symmetric spaces and Littlewood-Richardson coefficients*, Canad. J. Math. **61** (2009), 351-372.

(with B. Boe) *Kostant modules in blocks of category O_S*, Comm. in Alg. **37** (2009), 323-356.

(with T. Enright) *Hilbert series and resolutions of determinantal varieties and unitary highest weight representations*, J. Algebra **273** (2004), 608-639.

## Ph.D. Students

Jordan Alexander

Gail Hartsock

Drew Pruett (completed degree in 2010)

## Teaching Interests

Dr. Hunziker's teaching interests range from introductory calculus classes for undergraduates to specialized courses for Ph.D. students. He has also taught teacher preparation courses. In fact, one of his favorite courses he taught was a geometry course for prospective elementary teachers at the University of Georgia.

## Courses taught at Baylor

MTH 1321 - Calculus I

MTH 1322 - Calculus II

MTH 2321 - Calculus III

MTH 3312 - Foundations of Combinatorics and Algebra

MTH 3325 - Ordinary Differential Equations

MTH 3350 - Structure of Modern Geometry

MTH 4V90 - Topics in Mathematics

MTH 5310 - Advanced Abstract Algebra I

MTH 5311 - Advanced Abstract Algebra II

MTH 5340 - Differential Geometry

MTH 6V13 - Advanced Topics in Algebra

MTH 6V23 - Advanced Topics in Analysis

MTH 6V43 - Advanced Topics in Representation Theory

MTH 6V99 - Dissertation