brian smithling
visiting assistant professor

department of mathematics
university of maryland
college park, md 20742
usa

email: bds at umd dot edu
phone: +1 301-405-5081
office: mathematics building 2111
office hours: mw 11-12 and by appointment

common abbreviations used in my lectures pdf

cv pdf

fall 2019 teaching: math 141 (calculus ii) and stat 410 (introduction to probability theory)

together with thomas haines and yiannis sakellaridis, i am a co-organizer for the jhu-umd algebra and number theory day
my research is in arithmetic and algebraic geometry, and more specifically in shimura varieties and classification problems related to abelian varieties, p-divisible groups, and formal lie groups
papers:
some old course notes for kottwitz's autumn 2003 course "topics in algebra" (an introductory course on algebraic stacks) pdf
these contain some minor errors introduced by yours truly, but for now the source file is lost.
links:
umd mathematics department

mathscinet
zentralblatt math
google/scholar
arxiv
msc lookup
mref

mathoverflow
the stacks project
nlab

latex wikibook
tex.stackexchange.com
tex archive
comprehensive latex symbol list
detexify

mathematics genealogy project
mactutor history of mathematics

kedlaya's conferences list

milne's page
sga scans
grothendieck circle

you know what they say, stupid criminals make stupid cops. i'm proud to be chasing this guy -- mcnulty, the wire s1e9