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General Information

Full Name Pat Lank
Date of Birth October 7th 1993

Education

  • 2026
    PhD
    University of South Carolina
    • Advised by Matthew Ballard
  • 2019
    M.Sc.
    University of New Mexico
    • Advised by Alexandru Buium
  • 2017
    B.Sc.
    University of Massachusetts in Lowell

Academic employment

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    University of New Mexico
    • MATH 321, 322, 327 - Linear Algebra, Modern Algebra, and Discrete Structures, Spring 2019
    • MATH 321 - Linear Algebra W/ Applications, Fall 2019
    • Math 319, 521 - Number theory, Abstract Algebra II, Spring 2020
  • Instructor of record
    University of New Mexico
    • MATH 121 - College Algebra, University of New Mexico, Fall 2017
    • MATH 101, 102, 103 - Intermediate Algebra Part I, II, III, Fall 2018
    • MATH 180 - Calculus I, Summer 2020
  • Instructor of record
    University of South Carolina
    • MATH 122 - Business Calculus, Spring 2021
    • MATH 241 - Calculus III, Summer 2021
    • MATH 115 - Precalculus, Fall 2021
    • MATH 111 - Basic College Mathematics, Fall 2021 (Overload)
    • MATH 122 - Business Calculus, Spring 2022
    • MATH 241 - Calculus III, Summer 2022
    • MATH 111 - Basic College Mathematics, Fall 2022

Organizational work

  • University of South Carolina
    • Co-organizer for Graduate Student Seminar, Spring 2021
    • Organizer for Graduate Student Seminar, Fall 2021
    • Organizer for Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, Fall 2021 to present
    • Organizer for Graduate Colloquium, Fall 2022 to Spring 2023

Talks

  • Invited
    • On A Geometric Connection Of The Beal Conjecture & Arithmetic Topology, MAA Northeast Spring Section Meeting in June, 2016 at University of New England, ME
    • On An Algebraic Geometric Connection Of The Beal Conjecture, Women in Mathematics in New England (WIMIN 2016) at Smith College, MA in September 2016
    • Higher Weakly Enriched Categories, Algebra & Geometry Seminar November and December, 2018, University of New Mexico
    • Algebraic Psuedo-Riemannian Geometry, Algebra & Geometry Seminar November 2019, University of New Mexico
    • Riemannian Curvature For Schemes, University of South Carolina, October 2020
    • Line Bundle-valued Quadratic Forms, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry Number Theory Seminar, March 2021
    • Generation of derived categories in prime characteristic, Algebraic Geometry & Singularity theory workshop, University of Washington, June 2022
    • Generation of derived categories in prime characteristic, Algebraic Geometry seminar, University of Utah, September 2022
  • Expository
    • Characters of Induced Representations in Characteristic Zero, University of South Carolina, Representation Theory Seminar, June 2021
    • Classification of irreducible representation for rigid motions, University of South Carolina, Representation Theory Seminar, July 2021
    • Techniques in prime characteristic, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, October 2021
    • Regularity in prime characteristic via Kunz, Commutative Algebra Regional Expository Seminar, October 2021
    • Singularity categories in birational geometry, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, October 2021
    • thick varieties A Survey, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, February 2022
    • Generation in derived categories, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, March 2022
    • Generation and dimension for derived categories, Commutative Algebra Regional Expository Seminar, April 2022
    • Dimension for derived categories, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, April 2022
    • Differentiability, University of South Carolina, Lie Groups Seminar, Summer 2022
    • Affine quotients and stability, University of South Carolina, Algebraic Geometry & Commutative Algebra Seminar, Fall 2022
    • TBA, Graduate Colloquium, University of South Carolina, Fall 2022