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Phillip Griffith

Phillip Griffith

Professor Emeritus
Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2975

Fax: (217) 333-9576

Commutative Algebra Conference
The Commutative Algebra Conference: Honoring the Contributions of Phillip Griffith, held at Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, September 16-18, 2005

General Information

--Ph.D., University of Houston, 1968
--Sloan Fellow, 1972-1973
--Co-organizer (with R. Fossum) for NSF-sponsored "Special Year in Commutative Algebra", 1983
--Director of Graduate Studies, 2000-2005

Area of Specialization

Commutative algebra, polynomials in several variables, homological algebra, ring theory

Recent Publications

  1. P. Griffith (with E. G. Evans), “A brief history of order ideals," in Commutative algebra, pp. 393-417, Springer, New York, 2013, dedicated to David Eisenbud's 65th birthday.
  2. P. Griffith, “Koh like theorems for polynomials in mixed characteristic," J. Pure Appl. Algebra,vol. 219, no. 3, pp. 502-509, 2015.
  3. P. Griffith (with E. G. Evans), "Order Ideals, Annihilator Ideals and Pathological Behavior," Journal of Commutative Algebra, to appear.

Past Ph.D. students

Jean Hall Cook, 1971
Andrew R. Kustin, 1979
Matthew Miller, 1979
Dana Weston, 1986
Adam Richard Borek, 1993
Claudia Miller, 1997
Daniel Smith, 1999
Andrew Richardson, 2002
Sandra Spiroff, 2003
Hamid Kulosman, 2004