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Alexandre Borovik


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  • Professor of Pure Mathematics, UMIST and University of Manchester, since 1998
  • 3 research monographs, 80+ peer reviewed research papers, a book on methodology of mathematics, a graduate textbook, and (an advanced)  secondary school level  problems book.
  • Editor: The De Morgan Forum and The De Morgan  Gazette
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Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • London Mathematical Society - Trustee and Member of Council
  • American Mathematical Society
  • Association Computability in Europe
  • British Logic Colloquium
  • Higher Education Academy

My group


I teach courses MATH9867 Mathematics 0N1 nas MATH10212 Linear Algebra B
I have 40+ years of teaching expereince. I worked as a night warden in a boarding school, as an instructor in a mathematics correpondence school, taught evening classes for mature part time university students and foundation programme courses for fresh school leavers, supervised MSc dissertations in mathematics education and university students' work placements as trainee teachers in secondary schools -  and, of course, supervised MSc dissertations and PhD theses in mathematics.
I taught, in Manchester and in previous employment,
  •  preparatory (foundation) courses in Euclidean geometry, elementary algebra, basic set theory and elementary logic, precalculus;
  • undergraduate courses in Calculus, Advanced Calculus, Analysis and Measure Theory, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics, Analytic Geometry with Tensor Analysis, Number Theory, Number Theory and Cryptography, Logic, Recursion Theory, Discrete Mathematics, Group Theory, Coding Theory, Reflection Groups, Mathematics Education;
  • graduate/postgraduate level courses in Model Theory, Multilinear Algebra, Symmetric Spaces, Linear Algebraic Groups, Classical Groups.

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