Tom Braden

Professor,
Department of Mathematics and
Statistics

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Office: |
Lederle Graduate Research Tower
1240 |

email: |
braden at math dot umass dot edu |

Phone: |
(413) 545-1732 |

Office Hours: |
M 3-4, Tu 9:30-10:30, W 2:30-3:30 and by appointment |

# Education

Ph.D. |
1995, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology |

C.A.S. |
1991, Cambridge (Part III of the
mathematics Tripos) |

B.A. |
1990, University of Chicago |

# Research interests

- Topology and singularities of algebraic varieties
- intersection (co)homology and perverse sheaves
- Schubert varieties, toric varieties, and generalizations
- Singularities with holomorphic symplectic resolutions
- connections to combinatorics and representation theory

For more details, see my Research page

# Teaching

In Fall 2016 I am teaching