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Meera Mainkar

​​Photo of Meera MainKarAssociate Professor
Mathematics
Pearce Hall 206I
989-774-3516
maink1m@cmich.edu
Personal Web Site
​​Education
  • Ph.D., Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India, 2005
​​Scholarships, Awards and Support
  • 2012 Early Career Grant, Central Michigan University
  • IMU support to attend ICM 2006, Madrid, Spain
  • TWAS Fellowship to visit Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina, April-June 2005
  • Kanwal Rekhi Career Development Scholarship and TIFR Alumni Association Scholarship, 2002-2004
  • TIFR Research Scholarship, 1999-2005
  • National Board for Higher Mathematics Research Scholarship, 1998-1999
​​​Professional Interests
​Lie Theory
Teaching Areas
Calculus, Algebra​, Topology
Recent Publications
  • Counting Anosov graphs, with M. Plante and Ben Salisbury, accepted for publication in  Ars Combin. (2016).
  • Graphs and  metric 2-step nilpotent Lie algebras, with R. DeCoste and L. DeMeyer,  to appear in Adv. Geom., (2016).
  • Characterization of 9-dimensional Anosov Lie algebras, with C. E. Will,  J. Lie Theory  25  (2015), No. 3,  p. 857--873​
  • Graphs  and  two-step nilpotent Lie algebras, Groups Geom. Dyn.  9  (2015), no. 1, p. 55--65.
  • A Construction of Regular Magic Squares of Odd Order, with C-Y. J. Chan, S. Narayan and J. Webster, Linear Algebra Appl.  457  (2014), p. 293-302.
  • ​Anosov Lie algebras and algebraic units in number fields, Monatsh. Math. 165 (2012), no. 1, p. 79-90.
  • Examples of Anosov Lie algebras, with C.E. Will, Discrere Contin. Dynam. Systems 18 (2007), no. 1, p. 39-52.
  • Anosov Automorphisms on certain classes of nilmanifolds, Glag. Math. J. 48 (2006), p. 161-170.
  • Anosov Automorphisms on compact nilmanifolds associated with graphs, with S.G. Dani, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 357 (2005), p. 2235-2251.