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Ahmad Barhoumi



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Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
B.S., Mathematics, May 2015

  • Highest Distinction

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, May 2015

  • Highest Distinction


Ph.D., Mathematics, Expected: Spring 2020

  • Advisor: Maxim L. Yattselev, Ph.D

Courses Taught / Teaching


Math 54700 - Analysis for Teachers I (Summer 2019)

Math M-119 - Brief Survey of Calculus (Fall 2018)

Math 16600 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (Summer 2018)

Math 16500 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (Summer 2017 - Spring 2018)

Math M-118 - Finite Mathematics (Spring 2016 - Spring 2017)

Teaching Assistant

Math 30000 - Logic and the Foundations of Algebra Teaching (Fall 2016)


*Student Evaluations available upon request. 


Research Interests

  • Orthogonal Polynomials
  • Meromorphic Approximation



  • Asymptotics of Jacobi-Type Polynomials [PDF]
    • Southeastern Analysis Meeting, University of Alabama - March 2019
    • Ohio River Analysis Meeting, University of Cincinnati  - March 2019
  • Generalized Jacobi Polynomials on a Cross
    • 15th Orthogonal Polynomials, Special Functions, and Applications Symposium (OPSFA), Hagenberg, Austria - July 2019

Publications & Professional Activities

In Preparation

  • Topological Expansion in the Complex Cubic Log-Gas Model: Two-Cut Case (with  P. Bleher, A. Deano, and M. L. Yattselev)


  • Asymptotics of polynomials orthogonal on a cross with a Jacobi-type weight (with M. L. Yattselev)   [PDF]

Professional Affiliations

  • Secretary for the AMS Student Chapter  (Fall 2018 - Present)
  • Member of SIAM Orthogonal Polynomial and Special Function activity group 
  • Member of the IUPUI Highschool Math Contest Committee

Honors, Awards and Grants

Student Awards | IUPUI, Graduate School

  • Graduate Student Teaching Award  (April 2017)
  • Outstanding Beginning Graduate Student Award  (April 2016)

Student Awards | IUPUI, Undergraduate

  • School of Science Chancellor's Scholar (April 2015)
  • Yuri Abramovich Memorial Scholarship (awarded twice: April 2014, 2015)
  • Outstanding Senior - Pure Mathematics  (April 2015)
  • James D. Bercaw Distinguished Engineering Student Award  (April 2015)
  • Outstanding Math Assistance Center Tutor Award  (April 2013)


Student-run Analysis Seminar

  • Fall 2018: Nevanlinna Theory [Notes]
  • Spring 2019: Coulomb Gases.
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