Department of Mathematics

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Warren Weaver Hall

New York University

251 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10012, U.S.A

Phone: (212) 998-3169

Email:
ismailes@cims.nyu.edu

My curriculum vitae ( ps,
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My teaching philosophy ( ps ,
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I am currently working with professor Janos Pach on the final draft of my dissertation. I will graduate in May 2001. My research interests are discrete and combinatorial geometry, extremal graph theory, probabilistic and algebraic methods in combinatorics. Please take a look at my work..

Maximum number of different distance counts

Intuitive geometry (Budapest, 1995), 301--309, Bolyai Soc. Math. Stud., 6, 1997.

Joint work with G. Csizmadia.

Covering the Plane with Copies of a Convex Disk

Discrete and Computational Geometry 20(1998), no. 2, 251--263.

Inequalities between Packing and Covering Densities
of Centrally Symmetric Convex Bodies

to appear in Discrete and Computational Geometry.

Minimizer Graphs for a Class of
Extremal Problems

Joint work with Dan Stefanica, to appear in Journal of Graph Theory.

Slicing the Pie, to appear in DCG.

Illuminating a Convex Polygon by Vertex Lights

Romanian Mathematics Magazine 1(1998), no. 1, 17--24.

Restricted Point Configurations with Many Collinear
$k$-tuplets , submitted.

On the Number of Cylinders Touching a Ball, (work in progress).