Ricardo Diaz, Ph.D.


Ricardo DiazContact Information

''The shortest path to two truths in the real domain often passes through the complex domain.'' - J. Hadamard


  • B.A Mathematics (1979) Rice University; Houston, TX.
  • Ph.D. Mathematics (1983) Princeton University; Princeton, NJ

Current Research and Publications

His research interests in mathematics include applied partial differential equations pertaining to heat conduction ("A Runge Theorem for Solutions of the Heat Equation", Transactions of the American Mathematical Society); theoretical partial differential equations involving the tangential Cauchy-Riemann complex on a real hypersurface (Communications in Partial Differential Equations and Duke Mathematics Journal); applications of Fourier analysis to the geometry of lattice polyhedra ("The Ehrhart Polynomial of a Lattic Polytope, Annals of Mathematics); and "The Frobenius Problem, Rational Polytopes, and Fourier Dedekind Sums", Journal of Number Theory, (with Matthias Beck and Sinai Robins) .

Contact Information

  • School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Northern Colorado
  • Ross 2239
  • Campus Box 122
  • 501 20th Street
  • Greeley, CO 80639
  • Tel: (970) 351-2820
  • Fax: (970) 351-1225