Vincent Bouchard

Associate Professor/Associate Chair Undergraduate, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences

Contact

Associate Professor/Associate Chair Undergraduate, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences
Email
vincent.bouchard@ualberta.ca
Address
632 Central Academic Building
11324 - 89 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G1

Overview

Research

My research interests focus mainly on the interface between mathematics and physics. More precisely, I am interested in the interconnections between string theory, geometry, topology, number theory, quantum field theory and gauge theory.


Teaching

"Beware of the man who says he knows."

- J. Krishnamurti


Courses

MA PH 499 - Undergraduate Research Project

Undergraduate research project in mathematical or theoretical physics under the direction of a faculty member. Projects must involve both mathematical and physics components related to research. Prerequisites: A 300-level physics; a 300-level mathematics and consent of department. Credit for this course may be obtained more than once.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
MATH 144 - Calculus for the Physical Sciences I

The derivative as a rate of change. Differentiation of elementary, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions. The definite integral as a summation. Integration. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Taylor polynomials. Applications in the context of the physical sciences. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1. Note: Credit can be obtained in at most one MATH 100, 113, 114, 117, 134, 144, 154 or SCI 100.

Fall Term 2020

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