Benjy Firester
Math PhD student at
MIT advised by
Toby Colding and
Tristan Collins
[
Levinson Fellow ]
AB/AM in Mathematics from
Harvard (2023
Summa Cum Laude)
[
Recipient of the Mumford Prize and Friends Prize ]
Email: benjyfir at mit dot edu
Research
- Complete Calabi-Yau metrics from smoothing Calabi-Yau complete intersections
[ arXiv ][ Journal ] Geom. Dedicata (2024) 218:46
- Impact Hamiltonian systems and polygonal billiards (with L. Becker, S. Elliott, S. Gonen Cohen, M. Pnueli, V. Rom-Kedar)
[ arXiv ][ Journal ] Hamiltonian Systems: Dynamics, Analysis, Applications. Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications. Cambridge University Press; 2024:29-66.
Expository
Presentations
Teaching
- Harvard Math 123: Algebra II (Rings, Fields, Galois theory) taught by Curt McMullen
[ Spring 2023 Course Assistant ]
- Harvard Math 101: Sets, Groups, and Knots taught by Curt McMullen
[ Fall 2022 Course Assistant ]
- Harvard Math 123: Algebra II (Rings, Fields, Galois theory) taught by Mark Kisin
[ Spring 2022 Course Assistant ]
- Harvard Math 114: Measure, Integration, Banach Spaces, Duality, and Fourier analysis taught by Dennis Gaitsgory
[ Fall 2021 Course Assistant ]
- Harvard Math 55b: Topology and Real/Complex analysis taught by Joe Harris
[ Spring 2020 Course Assistant ]
- Harvard Math 55a: Algebra (Group theory, linear algebra, representation theory) taught by Joe Harris
[ Fall 2019 Course Assistant ]
CV
- CV (last updated March 2024)
Community