Brian Smithling

Assistant Professor

Krieger 303
410-516-4047
bds@math.jhu.edu
Personal Website

Biography

Brian Smithling is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto.

Professor Smithling’s research is in arithmetic and algebraic geometry, and more specifically in Shimura varieties and classification problems related to abelian varieties, p-divisible groups, and formal Lie groups.

He is the organizer for the JHU Number Theory Seminar, and is the co-organizer, along with Thomas Haine, for the JHU-UMD Algebra and Number Theory Day.