Lisa DeMeyer
Department of Mathematics
Differential Geometry
Pearce Hall 210

Dr. DeMeyer is a professor of Mathematics at Central Michigan University


  • American Mathematical Society
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Association for Women in Mathematics

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Teaching Award, given by the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America
  • Honors Faculty of the Year Award for the 2006-2007 school year
  • College of Science and Technology Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2007


  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000
  • B.S., Seattle University, 1993

Professional Interests

  • Differential Geometry
  • Geometry of Nilpotent Lie Groups

Teaching Areas

  • Differential Geometry

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • ​"Zero-divisor Graph Associated to a Semigroup" with L. Greve, A. Sannaghi, and J. Wang. Communications in Algebra. To appear.
  • "Classification of Commutative Zero Divisor Semigroup Graphs” with Y. Jiang, C. Loszewski, E. Purdy. Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics. To appear.
  • "Classification of Semigroups Associated with a Zero-divisor Graph” with M. D’Sa, I. Epstien, A. Geiser, K. Smith. Bullitin of the ICA. To appear.
  • "Coloring of Meet Semilattices” with S.K. Nimbhokar and M.P.Wasadikar. Ars Combin. 84 (2007), 97–104.
  • "Zero-divisor Graphs of Semigroups”, with Frank DeMeyer. J. Algebra. 283 (2005), 190-198.
  • "Closed Geodesics in Compact Nilmanifolds”, Manuscripta Math. 105 (2001), 283-310.