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Shilin Yu
Graduate Teaching Assistant
432 McAllister Building
Department of Mathematics
Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA 16802
Email: yu at math dot psu dot edu
Phone (Department): (814) 865 7527
Personal information

I was born in Shanghai, China and got my B.S. in Mathematics at Fudan University in the same city in 2007. I am currently a fifth year graduate student in mathematics at the Pennsylvania State University and my advisor is Professor Nigel Higson.

Here is my Curriculum Vitae.

Research Interests

noncommutative geometry, complex analytic/algebraic geometry, representation theory, mathematical physics.

Here is my Research Statement.

Publications and Preprints

Posters and Slides


Here are some personal incomplete notes which are not aimed for publication:


I am currently teaching two sections of MATH 230, Calculus and Vector Analysis, during Fall 2012. The following is a list of courses I have taught at Penn State.

  • Fall 2011, MATH 230 -- Calculus and Vector Analysis (Multivariable Calculus) (two sections)
  • Fall 2010, MATH 230 -- Calculus and Vector Analysis (Multivariable Calculus) (two sections)
  • Spring 2010, MATH 021 -- College Algebra I
  • Fall 2009, MATH 220 -- Matrices
  • Spring 2009, MATH 022 -- College Algebra II
  • Fall 2008, MATH 022 -- College Algebra II
  • Spring 2008, MATH 110 -- Techniques of Calculus I (Teaching Assistant)


Department of Mathematics at Penn State
NCGMP at Penn State
American Mathematical Society

Personal Stuff

Besides mathematics, I spend most of my time listening to classic music (even when doing math).

Performance Today
Center for the Performing Arts at PSU
Music Performances Calendar at PSU