Frauke M. Bleher Professor Department of Mathematics University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 52242

Dr.rer.nat. Mathematics University of Stuttgart, Germany (Ph.D.) December 1995 Dipl.-Math. Mathematics University of Stuttgart, Germany (M.S.) May 1993

My research combines representation theory, number theory and arithmetic geometry. Particular interests: Iwasawa theory, geometric aspects of representation theory, and deformation theory.

**Research:**

Standard Grant (PI) of the National Science Foundation, Jul 2018-Jun 2022 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 2021 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

Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2005 Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2001

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

Nicholas Camacho:Ph.D. December 2020 (Supervision Fall 2017 - Fall 2020). Thesis: "Holomorphic differentials of Klein four covers." Current position: High school teaching position at North Port High School, FL.Adam Wood:Ph.D. August 2020 (Supervision: Fall 2017 - Summer 2020). Thesis: "Galois structure of holomorphic polydifferentials in positive characteristic." Current position: Visiting Assistant Professor at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.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: 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 S_{5}." 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 S_{4}." Current Position: Professor (tenured) at CSU San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA.

Copyright Frauke M. Bleher, 07/15/2004