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Valentin Deaconu

Associate Professor

Summary

Research Interests

  • Groupoid C*-algebras
  • K-theory
  • Non-commutative ergodic theory

Appointments

  • July 10-present: Associate Professor, Dept of Math & Stat, UNR
  • July 04-June 10: Assistant Professor, Dept of Math & Stat, UNR
  • July 00-June 04: Lecturer, Dept of Math, University of Nevada, Reno
  • July 99-June 00: Visiting Lecturer, Dept of Math, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Aug 98-June 99: Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept of Math, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Aug 96-June 98: Visiting Lecturer, Dept of Math, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Aug 95-July 96: Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept of Math, Iowa State University
  • Aug 91-Aug 95: Teaching Assistant, Dept of Math, University of Iowa
  • Sep 84-Aug 91: Researcher, Institute of Math of the Romanian Academy

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics University of Iowa , 1995. Thesis adviser: Prof. Paul S. Muhly
  • M.S. in Mathematics University of Bucharest, Romania, 1983. Thesis adviser: Prof. Dan V. Voiculescu
  • B.S. in Mathematics University of Bucharest, Romania, 1982. Thesis adviser: Prof. Ion Colojoara

Selected publications

  • Groupoid actions on C*-correspondences, New York J. of Math. 24 (2018) 1020-1038.
  • Cuntz-Pimsner algebras of group representations, Rocky Mountain J. Math. 48 no.6 (2018) 1829--1840.
  • Group actions on graphs and C*-correspondences, Houston J. of Math 44 No. 1 (2018), 147-168.
  • Crossed products and twisted k-graph algebras (with N. Brownlowe, A. Kumjian and D. Pask), New York J. Math 22 (2016) 229-250.