Sami Assaf

Gabilan Distinguished Professor in Science and Engineering and Professor of Mathematics
Sami Assaf
Email Office KAP 438C Office Phone (213) 740-2440


  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of California Berkeley, 2007
  • B.A. Honors Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 2001
  • PostDoctoral Appointments

    • CLE Moore Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008 – 2011
    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Spring 2008
    • NSF Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania, Fall 2007
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    My primary research interest is in symmetric function theory and, in particular, in its rich interplay with algebraic combinatorics, representation theory, and algebraic geometry.

    Research Keywords

    combinatorics, representation theory, algebraic geometry, probability

    • (Spring 2018) MATH 432. Applied Combinatorics, MWF 12:00pm – 12:50pm, KAP414
    • USC Endowed Professorship, Gabilan Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 2012/08/16-2017/08/15
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