Frauke M. Bleher - Curriculum Vitae

Frauke M. Bleher

Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242


EDUCATION

Dr.rer.nat.  Mathematics    University of Stuttgart, Germany  
(Ph.D.)                     December 1995 

Dipl.-Math.  Mathematics    University of Stuttgart, Germany  
(M.S.)                      May 1993


RESEARCH AREAS

My research combines representation theory, number theory and arithmetic geometry.


Particular interests: Iwasawa theory, geometric aspects of representation theory, and deformation theory.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

Research:

Standard Grant (PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Jul 2018-Jun 2021   
  
Focused Research Group Grant (PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Jul 2014-Jun 2018

Standard Grant (PI)
      of the National Security Agency, Mar 2011-Aug 2013

Standard Grant (PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Jul 2007-Jun 2011

Standard Grant (PI)
      of the National Security Agency, Mar 2006-Mar 2008

Faculty Scholar Award (PI)
      of the University of Iowa, 2005-2009
      (faculty scholar leaves: Fall 2005, Spring 2007, Fall 2008)

Standard Grant (PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Jul 2002-Jun 2005

Young Investigators Grant (PI)
      of the National Security Agency, Jan 2001-Jan 2003

Summer Research Fellowship (PI)
      Southern Illinois University, June 1999

Postdoctoral Fellowship (PI)
      of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, awarded 1996

Dissertation Fellowship (PI)
      of the Land Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany, Oct 1993-Dec 1995


Conferences:

Conference Grant (Co-PI) 
     of the National Science Foundation, Sep 2018-Aug 2020
  
Conference Grant (Co-PI)
     of the National Science Foundation, Sep 2016-Aug 2019
  
Conference Grant (Co-PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Mar 2016-Feb 2017

Conference Grant (PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Nov 2014-Oct 2015

Conference Grant (Co-PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Nov 2013-Oct 2014

Conference Grant (Co-PI)
      of the National Science Foundation, Nov 2012-Oct 2014


Teaching:

Collegiate Teaching Award (PI)
      of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the 
      University of Iowa, 2008-2009



VISITING POSITIONS

Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2005

Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2001  


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Professor
     Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, 2009-present

Associate Professor
     Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, 2003-2009

Assistant Professor
     Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, 2000-2003

Assistant Professor
     Department of Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 1998-2000

Postdoctoral Position
     Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, 1996-1998


SELECTED TALKS


PUBLICATIONS


Ph.D. STUDENTS

Nicholas Camacho:      since Fall 2017 (expected Ph.D. Spring 2021).

Adam Wood:             since Fall 2017 (expected Ph.D. Spring 2021).   

Ben Margolin:          Ph.D. May 2016 (Supervision Spring 2013 - Spring 2016).
                       Thesis: "Non-commutative deformation rings."
                       Current Position: Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual; Lecturer at the University of Iowa.   

Daniel Wackwitz:       Ph.D. August 2015 (Supervision: Fall 2012 - Summer 2015).
                       Thesis: "Versal deformation rings of modules over Brauer tree algebras." 
                       Current Position: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville,
                       Platteville, WI.

Roberto Soto:          Ph.D. August 2015 (Supervision: Fall 2012 - Summer 2015).
                       Thesis: "Universal deformation rings and semidihedral 2-groups."
                       Current Position: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

David Meyer:           Ph.D. August 2015 (Supervision: Spring 2010 - Summer 2015).
                       Thesis: "Universal deformation rings and fusion."
                       Current Position: Postdoctoral Position at Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Shannon Talbott:       Ph.D. July 2012 (Supervision Spring 2009 - Summer 2012).
                       Thesis: "Universal deformation rings of modules for algebras of dihedral type of polynomial growth."
                       Current Position: Associate Professor (tenured) at Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA.

José Vélez-Marulanda:  Ph.D. July 2010 (Supervision Fall 2007 - Summer 2010).
                       Thesis: "Universal deformation rings of modules over self-injective algebras."
                       Current Position: Associate Professor (tenured) at Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA. 

Jennifer Schaefer:     Ph.D. August 2008 (Supervision Spring 2006 - Summer 2008).
(nee Froelich)         Thesis: "Universal deformation rings related to the symmetric group S5." 
                       Current Position: Associate Professor (tenured) at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.

Giovanna Llosent:      Ph.D. July 2007 (Supervision Fall 2003 - Summer 2007).
                       Thesis: "Stable endomorphism rings and Ext groups of the symmetric group S4."
                       Current Position: Professor (tenured) at CSU San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA.


Copyright Frauke M. Bleher, 07/15/2004