Ilya Shapiro

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Windsor

Contact Information


  Lambton Tower (LT) Room 10-113


  (519) 253-3000 ext. 4734


  ishapiro at uwindsor dot ca


I am interested in representations of affine Kac-Moody Lie algebras arizing from D-modules, orbifold invariants, Frobenius actions on cohomology, groups with symplectic self-duality, hom-associative algebras, cyclic homologies, fusion categories, and various dualities.

Curriculum Vitae

My CV in pdf format.


Cyclic homology for Hom-associative algebras (with M. Hassanzadeh, S. Sutlu), to appear in J. Geom. Phys.

On the relative dual of an $S^1$-gerbe over an orbifold (with X. Tang, H. Tseng), Advances in Mathematics, 270 (2015), 1-20.

Frobenius map and the $p$-adic Gamma function, Journal of Number Theory, Volume 132, Issue 8 (2012), 1770-1779.

Locally compact abelian groups with symplectic self-duality (with A. Prasad, M. K. Vemuri), Advances in Mathematics 225 (2010), no. 5, 2429-2454.

Frobenius map for quintic threefolds, International Mathematics Research Notices (2009), Volume 2009, Number 13, 2519-2545.

Frobenius map on local Calabi-Yau manifoldsJournal of Mathematical Physics 50 (2009), no. 2, 022302, 14 pp.

The BRST reduction of the chiral Hecke algebraAdvances in Mathematics 220 (2009), no. 6, 1657-1688.

Twisted de Rham cohomology, homological definition of the integral and "Physics over a ring" (with A. Schwarz), Nuclear Physics B, Volume 809 (3), p.547-560.

$p$-adic superspaces and Frobenius (with A. Schwarz), Communications in Mathematical Physics, Volume 282, Number 1, p. 87-113, 2008.

Gelfand-Fuchs cohomology of invariant formal vector fields (with X. Tang), Mathematical Research Letters, Volume 15, Number 1, p. 129-149.

Supergeometry and Arithmetic Geometry (with A. Schwarz), Nuclear Physics B, Volume 756, Issue 3, p. 207-218.

Some remarks on Gopakumar-Vafa invariants (with A. Schwarz), Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly, Vol 1, Number 4, p. 817-826, 2005.

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University of Windsor (Winter 2011-present).  Fully responsible for all instruction.

- 62-318 Complex Variables.
- 62-343 Graph Theory.
- 62-342 Combinatorics.
- 62-216 Differential Equations.
- 62-420/520 Introduction to Group Theory.
- 62-120 Linear Algebra.
- 62-126 Linear Algebra (Engineering).
- 62-322 Number Theory.

University of Waterloo
(Fall 2010).  Fully responsible for all instruction.  Grading assisted by Graduate Teaching Assistants.  Lab component handled by the Engineering department.

- MATH 211 Advanced Calculus (Electrical and Computer Engineering).

University of California at Davis
(2004-2007).  Fully responsible for all instruction. Grading assisted by Readers and Teaching Assistants.  Class sizes from 20 to 240 students.  Teaching load of 3 to 4 quarter length courses per year.

- MAT-016A/B Short Calculus.

- MAT-021A/B Calculus.

- MAT-115B Number Theory.

- MAT-167 Applied Linear Algebra.

- MAT-150B Modern Algebra.

University of Chicago (2000-2004).  Fully responsible for all instruction. Grading assisted by Teaching Assistant.  Class sizes from 10 to 30 students.  Teaching load of 3 quarter length courses per year.

- Math 151-152-153 Calculus.

- Math 195-196 Multi-variable Calculus and Linear Algebra.


Married to Barbara Csima.