Dr. Steve Halperin is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Maryland. Previously, he was professor and chair in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto, where he also served as acting Vice President for Research and International Relations. He was the PI and founding program director for Canada’s National Network of Centres of Excellence (MITACS) connecting mathematicians across Canada to industrial users of mathematics.
Dr. Halperin came to Maryland in 1999 as professor of mathematics and dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences (CMPS) and in 2010 integrated the College of Chemical and Life Sciences into CMPS, serving as dean of the combined College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences until August of 2011.
Dr. Halperin has authored five books and over 90 refereed articles in his field of rational homotopy and its applications to other parts of mathematics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Chevallier de l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques, and a Fellow of the Fields Institute for Mathematical Sciences. He earned his doctorate in mathematics from Cornell University in 1970, and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in mathematics from the University of Toronto.
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office: Room 2107 Mathematics
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland20742