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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 2021):

  • MATH 290.01, SPECIAL TOPICS IN MATH Synopsis
    Online ON, 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 (January, 2021) [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 (January, 2021) [doi]  [abs]
  3. Pierce, LB, ON BOURGAIN’S COUNTEREXAMPLE for the SCHRĂ–DINGER MAXIMAL FUNCTION, The Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, vol. 71 no. 4 (December, 2020), pp. 1309-1344, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi]  [abs]
  4. Alaifari, R; Cheng, X; Pierce, LB; Steinerberger, S, On matrix rearrangement inequalities, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 148 no. 5 (January, 2020), pp. 1835-1848, American Mathematical Society (AMS) [doi]  [abs]
  5. Pierce, LB; Xu, J, Burgess bounds for short character sums evaluated at forms, Algebra & Number Theory, vol. 14 no. 7 (January, 2020), pp. 1911-1951 [doi]  [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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Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320