Vincent Bouchard

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

Contact

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

Area of Study / Keywords

Mathematical Physics


About

https://sites.ualberta.ca/~vbouchar/


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

I love teaching! My goal is to create a stimulating and active learning environment. Math is so much fun!

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 2021 Winter Term 2022
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 2021
MATH 215 - Intermediate Calculus II

First order and second order linear differential equations with constant coefficients. Curves, tangent vectors, arc length, integration in two and three dimensions, polar cylindrical and spherical coordinates, line and surface integrals. Green's divergence and Stokes' theorems. Prerequisite: MATH 214 or 217. Note: This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been obtained in MATH 209 or 317.

Winter Term 2022

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