Tom Braden

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