Department Chair, Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
- Jeffrey Adler conducts research mainly in harmonic analysis and representation theory (which can be thought of as the study of symmetry from a formal point of view), and also occasionally supervises undergraduate research projects in other areas. Among his non-professional interests are string quartets, urban development, etc.
DegreesPhD, Mathematics, The University of Chicago
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Adler studies harmonic analysis on reductive p-adic groups, a subject that is closely connected to number theory. He also occasionally directs undergraduate research projects.
Honors, Awards, and Fellowships
- Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences Early Career Research Award, The University of Akron, April, 2004.
- Member, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Singapore, August, 2002.
- “Supercuspidal characters and coadjoint orbits,” Mini-colloque: Harmonic analysis on p-adic groups, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, June, 2000.
- “Murnaghan-Kirillov Theory for supercuspidal representations,” Harmonische Analysis und Darstellungstheorie topologischer Gruppen, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany, July, 2000.
- “Supercuspidal character germs for classical groups”, PIMS Workshop on Representations of Reductive p-adic Groups, Banff, Canada, February, 2002.
- “Base change, with an example”, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Singapore, 31 July, 2002.
- “Categorical properties of supercuspidal representations,” Purdue University, November, 2003.
- “The local character expansion near a tame, semisimple element”, Recent Trends in Endoscopy and Representation Theory (a conference in honor of E.-W. Zink), Berlin, October 20, 2005.
- “Connectedness of centralizers: work of Steinberg”, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India, November 9–10, 2005.
- “Representations of nilpotent groups”, Colloquium: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, November 17, 2005.
- “Multiplicity one upon restriction”, Fields Institute Workshop on the Representation Theory of Reductive Algebraic Groups, University of Ottawa, January 21, 2007.
- “Towards a lifting of representations of finite reductive groups”, Special Session on p-adic Groups and Automorphic Forms, AMS Meeting #1041, Vancouver, Canada, October 4–5, 2008.
- "Tamely ramified tori", Special Session on harmonic analysis and representations of reductive p-adic groups, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, January 16, 2010.
- "Towards a lifting of representations of reductive p-adic groups", Lie Theory Seminar, University of Minnesota, April 8, 2011.
- "Liftings and Deligne-Lusztig theory", Conference on Representation Theory of Finite Groups of Lie Type: Deligne-Lusztig Theory, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, December 16, 2011.
- Refined anisotropic K-types and supercuspidal representations, Pacific J. Math., 185 (1998), no. 1, 1–32.
- Some applications of Bruhat-Tits theory to harmonic analysis on the Lie algebra of a reductive p-adic group (with Stephen DeBacker), Mich. J. Math. 50 (2002), No. 2, 263–286.
- Murnaghan-Kirillov theory for supercuspidal representations of tame general linear groups, (with Stephen DeBacker), J. Reine Angew. Math. 575 (2004), 1–35.
- Injectivity, projectivity, and supercuspidal representations, (with Alan Roche), J. London Math. Soc. (2) 70 (2004), no. 2, 356–368.
- Depth-zero base change for unramified U(2, 1), (with Joshua Lansky), J. Number Theory 114 (2005), no. 2, pp. 324–360. Printer’s error corrected in vol. 121 (2006), no. 1, 186.
- On certain multiplicity one theorems (with Dipendra Prasad), Israel J. Math, 153 (2006), 221–245.
- The local character expansion near a tame, semisimple element (with Jonathan Korman), Amer. J. Math., 129 (2007), no. 2, 381–403.
- Good product expansions for tame elements of p-adic groups (with Loren Spice), Int. Math. Res. Pap. vol. 2008, 95 pages.
- Reading encrypted diplomatic correspondence: An undergraduate research project, (with Ryan Fuoss, Michael Levin, and Amanda Youell), Cryptologia,32 (2008), Issue 1, pp. 1–12.
- Supercuspidal characters of reductive p-adic groups (with Loren Spice), Amer. J. Math. 131 (2009), pp. 1137-1210. E-print available at arXiv:0707.3313.
- Depth-zero base change for ramified U(2,1) (with Joshua Lansky), Trans. Amer. Math. Soc., 362 (2010), pp. 5569-5599. E-print available at arXiv:0807.1528.
- Supercuspidal characters of SL(2) over a p-adic field (with Stephen DeBacker, Paul J. Sally, Jr., and Loren Spice), in Harmonic analysis on reductive p-adic groups (Robert S. Doran, Paul J. Sally, Jr., and Loren Spice, eds.), Contemp. Math., vol. 543, pp. 19-69, American Mathematical Society, 2011. Eprint available at arXiv:1012.5548.
Grants and Sponsored Research
- National Science Foundation, "Characters, liftings, and types", 9/2009-8/2012, $521,588 (jointly with Professors Hakim and Lansky).
- National Security Agency, "Aspects of harmonic analysis on p-adic groups", 2007–09.
- National Science Foundation, "Algebra, Number Theory, and Applications: a research experience for undergraduates", 2005–08.
- National Security Agency, "Depth-zero base change", 2005–07.
- Office of Naval Research, "N03-T004: Optimizing Human Resource Management Models", July, 2003.
- National Security Agency, "Representations of p-adic groups", 2002–04.
- American Mathematical Society, Mathematical Challenges Travel Grant, August, 2000.
Work In Progress
- Liftings of representations of finite groups (with Joshua Lansky)
- Self-similar periodic tilings of nilpotent Lie groups (with Judith Palagallo et al.)
- Tamely ramified tori in p-adic groups (with Stephen DeBacker)
- Characters of p-adic division algebras (with Loren Spice)
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