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## Anthony Iarrobino## Professor
I grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts, a seacoast town, in a family of artists (members of Folly Cove Designers, painting, pottery, design), went to high school there and at Phillips Academy, to M.I.T. as an undergraduate 1961-1964, and as a graduate student, Ph.D. 1970. I then moved to Austin, Texas, a city of country and folk music, teaching at University of Texas for eight years, before coming to Northeastern in 1978. I have spent several years in France, one at University of Nice as a Senior Fulbright Fellow, another in Paris, as an NSF-CNRS exchange fellow; and have made other research visits to Europe, both West and East, as well as to Japan and Vietnam. ## ResearchPhD received from MIT ## Areas of InterestAlgebraic geometry, commutative rings and their deformations, singularities of maps, families of points on a variety (Hilbert scheme of points), Gorenstein algebras, Waring problem for forms, hook differences of partitions, catalecticant matrices, level algebras, commuting nilpotent matrices. ## Papers and PublicationsPublications (list)
by A. Iarrobino and V. Kanev, SLNM #1721, 346+xxix p., December, 1999. Table of Contents drawing by Dad, for frontispiece of book ## Teaching
J. Yameogo (Families of graded ideals):
Joachim Yameogo's Home page at University of Nice. Clare D'Cruz (Multivariate Hilbert functions),Clare D'Cruz's Home page at Chennai Mathematical Institute, Madras, India.
## Other## Tragic accidentDr. Ruth Michler died Nov. 1, 2000 in an pedestrian-construction truck accident a block from the
Mathematics Department. She was returning to the Department on her bike, to get printout, to apply for a Radcliffe Bunting
Fellowship for 2001-2002. She had just given talks at BU's Algebra Seminar on Mon. Oct 30, and to NU's GASC Seminar on
Mon. Oct 16.
## Volume of Contemporary Mathematics in memory of Ruth I. MichlerThe volume, of Contemporary Mathematics ``Topics in algebraic and noncommutative geometry (Luminy/Annapolis, MD, 2001)'', is dedicated to the memory of Ruth Michler and comprises Proceedings of the Conference "Resolution of Singularities and Noncommutative Geometry'' held in Luminy, July 20Ð22, 2001 and the Algebraic Geometry Conference held in Annapolis, MD, October 25-28, 2001.Edited by Caroline Grant Melles, Jean-Paul Brasselet, Gary Kennedy, Kristin Lauter and Lee McEwan. Contemp. Math., 324, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 2003, xvi+233 pp. ISBN: 0-8218-3209-3. An article ``Dr. Ruth I. Michler's Research'' that I wrote with the help of many is p. 1-7 of the volume, Commemorative Web Page for Dr. Ruth Michler AWM Memorial Web Page for Dr. Ruth Michler Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize of AWM ## Other Academic Activities:Co-Organizer of
GASC Seminar,
Co-Organized "Syzygy" Conference at NU, Mentoring, Issues in Academic Tenure Process, Referee,
Reviews by A. Iarrobino
(requires access to MathSciNet). ## Other Interests: Hiking, Swimming, Sea Kayaking, International Exchange/Visits,
Art and Design, Psychology/Counseling, Dance ## Some other math links:
Visual Calculus (U. Tenn) ## Math for K-12 students, or recreation
Geometry CenterThe Center is no longer in existence, but the
site is maintained. ## A few other links:## Some organizations involved with peacework:
American Friend's Service Committee |

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