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Xi Chen's CV

**Personal Information**

- Address: CAB 632, University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G1, CANADA
- Phone number: (O) (780) 492-1704 (H) (780) 908-0966
- Email: xichen@math.ualberta.ca

**Education**

**1992-1997**- Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts. AM in Mathematics, May 1995. PhD in Mathematics, May 1997. Thesis advisor: Joseph Harris.
**1990-1992**- University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri. Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, May 1992. Major in Applied Math.
**1988-1990**- Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

**Publications:**

Refereed journal publications:

- X. Chen and J. D. Lewis, Density of Rational Curves on
Surfaces, to appear in
*Mathematische Annalen*. - X. Chen and J. D. Lewis, Real Regulators on Self-Products of
Surfaces,
*Journal of Algebraic Geometry***20**(2011), 101-125. - X. Chen, On Vojta's
Conjecture,
*Canad. J. Math.*Vol. 63 (1), 2011, pp. 86-103. - X. Chen, J. D. Lewis and M. Kerr,
The Sheaf of Nonvanishing Meromorphic Functions in
the Projective Algebraic Case is not Acyclic,
*Comptes Rendus Mathematique*, Vol. 348 (2010), 291-293. - X. Chen and J. D. Lewis, The Hodge--Conjecture For K3 and
Abelian Surfaces,
*Journal of Algebraic Geometry***14**(2005), 213-240. - X. Chen and J. D. Lewis, Noether-Lefschetz For of a Certain
Class of Surfaces,
*Bol. Soc. Mat. Mexicana*(3) Vol. 10, Special issue, 2004. - X. Chen, On Algebraic Hyperbolicity of Log
Varieties,
*Comm. Contemp. Math*, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2004), 513-559. - X. Chen, A simple proof that rational curves on K3 are
nodal,
*Math. Ann.***324**(2002), no. 1, 71-104. - X. Chen,
Some Remarks on the Severi Varieties of Surfaces in
,
*Internat. J. Math. Math. Sci.***26**(2001), no. 1, 1-5. Article. - X. Chen, On the intersection of two plane
curves,
*Math. Res. Lett.***7**(2000), no. 5-6, 631-641. - X. Chen, Rational curves on K3
surfaces,
*Journal of Algebraic Geometry***8**(1999), 245-278. - X. Chen, Unirationality of Fano
varieties,
*Duke Math J.***90 (1)**(1997), 63-71. - X. Chen, The shooting method for solving eigenvalue
problems,
*J. Math. Anal. Appl.***203**(1996), 435-450.

Refereed conference publications:

- X. Chen, Rational self maps of Calabi-Yau Manifolds, to appear.
- X. Chen, Dynamics of Special Points on Intermediate Jacobians, to appear.
- X. Chen and J. D. Lewis, The Real Regulator for a Self-product of a General Surface,
*The Geometry of Algebraic Cycles*, Clay Mathematics Proceedings, Vol. 9 (2010). - X. Chen and J. D. Lewis,
The Real Regulator for a Product of Surfaces,
in
*Mirror Symmetry V, Proceedings of the BIRS conference in Banff, Alberta*(Edited by S.-T. Yau, N. Yui and J. D. Lewis), AMS/IP Studies in Advanced Mathematics, Volume**38**. (2006), 271-283. - D. Zhang, X. Chen and W. S. Lee, Text Classification with Kernels on the Multinomial Manifold, SIGIR 2005 Proceedings.

**Experience**

**Sept 2006-present**- Associate Professor, University of Alberta
**Sept 2002-2006**- Assistant Professor, University of Alberta
**Sept 2001-2002**- Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
**Sept 1999-Sept 2001**- Ky Fan Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
**Sept 1997-Sept 1999**- Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

**Grant Awards**

- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant, 2008-2012, 12,000 CND per year
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant, 2003-2007, 14,500 CND per year
- University of Alberta Startup Grant, 2002-2005, 50,000 CND total

**Invited Presentations**

- Regulators III, Barcelona, Aug. 2010
- Stony Brook math colloquium, SUNY Stony Brook, Nov. 2010
- Columbia algebraic geometry seminar, Columbia University, Nov. 2010
- Rutgers math colloquium, Rutgers University, Newark, Nov. 2010

**Honor**

- Putnam fellow (top five) in the 52nd William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, 1991
- Outstanding Graduating Senior in Mathematics, University of Missouri-Rolla, 1992
- Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award, 1992
- Gold Medal Winner in the 29th International Mathetical Olympiad, Australia, 1988

Xi Chen 2012-08-30