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Dr. Tom Kennedy

Dr. Tom Kennedy

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  • University of Arizona
  • Status: Faculty
  • Department: Math,
  • Will Mentor: Doctoral students, Pre-doctoral students

Areas of Expertise

Applied Mathematics,

Research Interests

Mathematical Physics


Tom Kennedy is a Math Alliance Mentor with the University of Arizona. He is a Professor in the Mathematics Department and a member of the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics. He received his undergraduate degree from Caltech in Mathematics in 1977, a Masters from Indiana University in 1981 and his PhD from the University of Virginia in 1984 under the supervision of David Brydges. He was an instructor and assistant professor at Princeton university for four years and then joined the faculty at the University of Arizona in 1988. His research interests are in the general areas of probability and mathematical physics. Specific current interests include self-avoiding random walks, the Schramm-Loewner evolution and real-space renormalization groups. He is especially interested in the role of computation in mathematics.