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Lillian B. Pierce, Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Professor

Lillian B. Pierce
Contact Info:
Office Location:  Duke Box 90320 120 Science Drive,, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message
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Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • MATH 290.01, SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH Synopsis
    Physics 119, WF 10:15 AM-11:30 AM

Ph.D.Princeton University2009
MScResUniversity of Oxford2004
M.Sc.Oxford University (United Kingdom)2004
ABPrinceton University2002
B.A.Princeton University2002

Number Theory

Harmonic analysis • Number theory

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Pierce, LB, On Superorthogonality, The Journal of Geometric Analysis, vol. 31 no. 7 (July, 2021), pp. 7096-7183 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Gressman, PT; Guo, S; Pierce, LB; Roos, J; Yung, PL, Reversing a Philosophy: From Counting to Square Functions and Decoupling, The Journal of Geometric Analysis, vol. 31 no. 7 (July, 2021), pp. 7075-7095 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Pierce, LB; Beckner, W; Dafni, G; Fefferman, C; Ionescu, A; Kearn, V; Kenig, CE; Knapp, AW; Krantz, SG; Lanzani, L; Nagel, A; Phong, DH; Ricci, F; Rothschild, L; Shakarchi, R; Sogge, C; Stein, J; Stein, K; Tao, T; Wainger, S; Widom, H, Elias M. Stein (1931–2018), Notices of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 68 no. 04 (April, 2021), pp. 1-1, American Mathematical Society (AMS) [doi]
  4. Pierce, LB; Turnage-Butterbaugh, CL; Wood, MM, On a conjecture for $\ell$-torsion in class groups of number fields: from the perspective of moments, Mathematical Research Letters, vol. 28 no. 2 (2021), pp. 575-621, International Press  [abs]
  5. An, C; Chu, R; Pierce, LB, Counterexamples for high-degree generalizations of the Schrödinger maximal operator (2021)  [abs]
Recent Grant Support

  • CAREER: Research and Training at the Intersection of Number Theory and Analysis, National Science Foundation, 1652173, 2017/09-2022/08.      
  • Sloan Foundation Fellowship for Lillian Pierce in Mathematics, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, FG-2018-10749-year 1, 2018/09-2020/09. 
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