


News:
I am now the Director of Honors and Undergraduate Research for the Department of Mathematics.


Frank Sottile
Professor
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 778433368

Office: Blocker 601L
Math Office: 979.845.7554
Email: sottile@tamu.edu
Schedule: Travel
Weekly

Fall 2024
MATH 666 
Toric Varieties 
Outline 
TuTh 9:35–10:50. Blocker 306

Office Hours: Blocker 601L 
Mondays  14:0015:00 
Tuesdays  11:0012:00 


Honors Advising: 
Mondays  13:0014:00 
 Blocker 601L 
Tuesday  17:0018:00 
Wednesday  17:0018:00 
Thursday  17:0018:00 
Spring 2025
MATH 666 
Real Algebraic Geometry for Applications 
Sketch 
TuTh 11:10–12:25.  Blocker 628

For Potential Students:
I am always looking for students interested in working with me.
Feel free to come and talk with me, look at the resources on these pages,
including this information page.
Research
Interests:
Numerical algebraic geometry, applications of algebraic geometry, algebraic geometry in spectral theory,
real algebraic geometry,
algebraic combinatorics, Hopf Algebras, Discrete and Computational Geometry, tropical
geometry, spectral theory.
Letters of Recommendation
I am willing to write letters for deserving candidates, but please read
this before asking me for a letter.




I am one of the corresponding editors for the SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry.
I am an Associate Editor for the American Mathematical Monthly.
I am an Associate Editor for the Arnold Mathematical Journal.


My terms as associate editor for the SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, the
Canadian Journal of Mathematics, and the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin, ended in December 2015.

 I am a former member of the
American Institute of Mathematics
open textbooks initiative
editorial board, and a suporter of their work.


