340 Rowland Hall
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
nckaplan@math.uci.edu

Title:

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Department:

Mathematics

Education:

Ph.D., Harvard University, 2013

Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Cambridge, 2008 (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos)

A.B., Princeton University, 2007

Biography and Research:

Nathan Kaplan does research in number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, coding theory, and combinatorics. He is particularly interested in questions about rational point counts for families of varieties over finite fields. Prior to starting as an Assistant Professor at UCI in 2015, he spent two years as a Gibbs Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Yale University. He is excited about bringing mathematics to a broader audience and has a passion for undergraduate research.