Pedro Poitevin

Pedro Poitevin

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: SB-308B
Phone: 978-542-6995
Email: pedro.poitevin@salemstate.edu
Resume: Pedro Poitevin [PDF 125KB]
Website: http://www.salemstate.edu/~ppoitevin

Fall & Winter Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1976 01 MAT120 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
1977 02 MAT120 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
1999 01 MAT221 Calculus II
2002 01 MAT303A Abstract Algebra I
4029 D1 MAT930 Seminar: Independent Study

Professional Biography

Finished PhD in mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006 under the direction of C. Ward Henson.  Joined Salem State in the Fall of 2006.  

Professional Interests

Research interests include continuous logic for metric structures, nonstandard analysis, Banach space geometry, and descriptive set theory.

Teaching interests span basic and advanced mathematics courses in all areas (with a slight preference for analysis and logic), as well as interdisciplinary and collaborative projects. 

Directing undergraduate research projects. 

Responsibilities

Mathematics Department Assessment Committee
Mathematics Department Lathrop Award Committee
Commencement Speakers/Honorary Degrees Committee
President's Advisory Committee on Diversity, Affirmative Action, Equity and Social Justice
Mathematics Department Newsletter Committee

Selected Publications

L. P. Poitevin and Y. Raynaud, "Ranges of positive contractive projections in Nakano spaces," Indagationes Mathematicae, Volume 19, Issue 3, September 2008,Pages 441-464.

Selected Presentations

"Basic Model Theory of Nakano spaces," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 30, 2009

"Ranges of positive contractive projections in Nakano spaces," Harvard University, May 10, 2009

"Paving Nakano spaces by finite-dimensional sublattices," Université Lyon 1, June 9, 2009

"Axioms for Nakano spaces," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 5, 2008

"Espacios de Nakano," Universidad de los Andes, August 11, 2008

Personal Interests

Interdisciplinary interests include analytic and experimental philosophy, behavioral economics, social choice theory, and computational linguistics.