Monica Nevins


Monica Nevins
Full Professor and Vice-Dean, Governance and International Relations

Ph.D. (MIT)

Room: STM 641
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 3529
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Dr. Nevin's research is in algebra. Her particular interests include the structure and representation theory of algebraic groups over the p-adic numbers. She also explores applications to coding theory and cryptography.

Supervised Students and Postdocs:

  • Adèle Bourgeois (PhD)
  • Mengyuan Cao (MSc, co-supervised with Hadi Salmasian)
  • Dang Nguyen (MSc)
  • Hayley Tomkins (MSc, co-supervised with Hadi Salmasian)

Research Group(s): Algebra, Lie Theory

Selected publications:

  • Monica Nevins, "Restricting toral supercuspidal representations to the derived group, and applications", Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra, Volume 219, Issue 8, August 2015, 3337--54.
  • Monica Nevins, "On Branching Rules of Depth-Zero Representations", Journal of Algebra 408 (2014) 1--27.
  • Katherine Jarvis and Monica Nevins, "ETRU: NTRU over the Eisenstein Integers", Designs, Codes and Cryptography: Volume 74, Issue 1 (2015), Page 219-242.
  • Monica Nevins, "Branching Rules for Supercuspidal Representations of SL(2,k), for k a p-adic field," Journal of Algebra, Volume 377 (March 2013), pp 204-231.
  • Terasan Niyomsataya, Ali Miri and Monica Nevins, "Decoding Affine Reflection Group Codes with Trellises", Advances in Mathematics of Communications (AMC), Vol 6, No 4, pp 385-400, November 2012.

Fields of Interest

  • Representation theory
  • P-adic numbers
  • Nilpotent coadjoint orbits
  • Algebraic groups
  • Cryptography
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