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Lillian B. Pierce, Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate 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 (Fall 2020):

    Physics 227, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
    (also cross-listed as SCISOC 165FS.01)

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

Number Theory

Harmonic analysis • Number theory

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. 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]
  2. Chruściel, PT; De Mesmay, A; Păun, M; Peyre, E; Barthe, F; Helfgott, HA; Kontsevich, M; Villani, C; Guillermou, S; Hernandez, D; Ma, X; Massot, P; Bergeron, N; Oesterlé, J; Pierce, LB; Rousset, F, Séminaire Bourbaki Volume 2016/2017 Exposés 1120-1135, Astérisque, vol. 407 (January, 2019), pp. 1-602 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Pierce, LB; Yung, PL, A polynomial Carleson operator along the paraboloid, Revista Matemática Iberoamericana (2018), European Mathematical Society
  4. Carneiro, E; Madrid, J; Pierce, LB, Endpoint Sobolev and BV continuity for maximal operators, Journal of Functional Analysis, vol. 273 no. 10 (November, 2017), pp. 3262-3294, Elsevier BV [doi]
  5. Heath-Brown, DR; Pierce, LB, Averages and moments associated to class numbers of imaginary quadratic fields, Compositio Mathematica, vol. 153 no. 11 (November, 2017), pp. 2287-2309, Oxford University Press (OUP) [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.      
  • Re:boot Number Theory, National Security Agency, H98230-16-1-0005, 2016/02-2018/01. 
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