Meera Mainkar
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Mathematics
Pearce Hall 206C
989-774-3516



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

Scholarships, Awards, & 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

Education

  • Ph.D., Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India, 2005

Professional Interests

  • Lie Theory

Teaching Areas

  • Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Topology

Selected 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.