Mahesh Agarwal, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mathematics
Mahesh Agarwal
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Mathematics and Statistics
Fall 2021 - (Virtually) Monday 10:00-11:00 am; Tuesday & Thursday (On Campus & Virtually) 12:00-1:00pm

Teaching Areas:

Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics

Research Areas:

Data Science, Mathematics Education

Biography and Education

Dr. Agarwal earned his bachelor's in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College, the University of Delhi; his masters from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2007. After finishing his postdoctoral work at McMaster University, Ontario, he joined the University of Michigan-Dearborn as an Assistant Professor in 2009.

Dr. Agarwal's research interests are in Number Theory and Data Science. He is also interested in math education. He has played an active role in introducing WeBWork, an online assignment platform, in the department.

Selected Publications

Agarwal, M., De Veaux, R., et.al., “Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Data Science," Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application (2017. 4:15:30)

Agarwal,M.,Natarajan,N.,“Inheritance relations of hexagons and ellipses,”The College Mathematics Journal (May 2016, Volume 46, Issue 3)

Agarwal, M., Clifford, J. and Lachance, M.,“Duality and Inscribed Ellipses,” Computational Methods and Function Theory (published online on July 07 2015)

Agarwal, M. and Brown, J., “Saito-Kurokawa lifts of square-free level,” Kyoto Journal of Mathematics Volume 55, Number 3, 2015.

Agarwal, M. and Brown, J., “On the Bloch-Kato conjecture for elliptic modular forms of square free level,” Mathematische Zeitschrift, 276, no. 3-4,2014

Awards and Recognition

  1. National Board of Higher Mathematics Scholarship, India, 1999-2001
  2. Outstanding Graduate Instructor (UM-Ann Arbor)- Campus wise award for outstanding teaching. 2007
  3. Best Model for Engaging Students Virtually (UM-Dearborn)- Award for online Linear Algebra course. 2016