Dan Bates
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

The NAGlab, Spring 2014
Left to right: Me, Brent Davis, Steve Ihde, Tim Hodges, Matt Niemerg, Eric Hanson, Jesse Drendel, and (a slightly photoshopped) Prof. Chris Peterson

Office: 120 Weber
Phone: (970) 491-1037
(CSU does not provide voicemail. Please email if you have trouble catching me in my office.)
Fax: (970) 491-2161
Email: bates [AT] math.colostate.edu


I am a numerical algebraic geometer in the math department at CSU. I have various research interests, though my work revolves around the numerical solution of polynomial systems. In particular, much of my work so far is in some way related to the field of numerical algebraic geometry (numerical methods for computing quantities and structures related to polynomial systems). Here is a broader (but not complete) list of some areas that interest me: EXCITING NEWS!

My cv (pdf)
Preprints (my cv is generally more up to date)
Students (temporary NAGlab page)
Official Bertini website
Bertini interfaces to other software
Links to collaborators
Some of my work is supported by the National Science Foundation, particularly via grants DMS-0914674, DMS-1025564, and DMS-1115668 (see note at bottom of page).
Recent support has also come from the Air Force, via grant FA8650-13-1-7317.


Fall 2014
No courses; on sabbatical at MBI at Ohio State.

Previous courses

Seminars and reading/research groups
NAGlab (Numerical algebraic geometry lab), meeting times vary; contact me if interested in attending
FRAGmeNT Seminar
Applied Math Seminar
Other departmental seminars

Upcoming conferences/trips/talks
JMM 2014 (Baltimore, January 2014)
AMS Spring 2014 Central Sectional (Lubbock, April 2014)
M2 Tutorial on Numerical Algebraic Geometry and Research Conference (Urbana-Champaign, June 2014)
ICMS 2014: International Conference on Mathematical Software (Seoul, August 2014)
Sabbatical at MBI (Columbus, Fall 2014)
Special Semester on Polynomial Systems (NEW Simons Institute on Theoretical Computer Science, Berkeley, Fall 2014)
ICIAM 2015 (Beijing, August 2015)
SIAM Annual Meeting 2016 (Boston, July 2016)
SIAM Annual Meeting 2017 (TBD, July 2017)

Math organizations

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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