## Brian Freidin

Auburn UniversityDeparment of Mathematics and Statistics

### General Information

334 Parker HallAuburn University

Auburn AL, 36849

Email: bgf0012 [at] auburn [dot] edu

CV

### Where have I been?

Academic year- Auburn University, 2021 - present (Assistant Professor)
- PIMS/UBC, 2019 - 2021 (Postdoc)
- Brown University, Spring 2019 (Visiting Assistant Professor)
- IAS, Fall 2018 (Visitor)
- Brown University, 2013 - 2018, Ph.D. May 2018 (under George Daskalopoulos)
- UIUC, 2010 - 2013, B.S. May 2013

- MathILy-EST, 8-week NSF-funded REU, 2023
- MathILy/Mathil-Er, summer programs for high school students, 2015 - 2022 (Apprentice/Lead Instructor)
- HCSSiM, summer program for high school student, 2014 (Junior Staff)

### What have I taught?

Auburn- History of Mathematics (Math 3010) Spring 2024
- Analysis II (Math 5210/6210) Spring 2024
- Analysis I (Math 5200/6200) Fall 2023
- Linear Differential Equations (Math 2650) Spring 2023, Fall 2021
- Honors Calculus 2 (Math 1627) Spring 2023
- Differential Geometry (graduate) (Math 7970) Fall 2022
- Elementary Partial Differential Equations (Math 5060/6060) Spring 2022

- Multivariable Calculus (Math 200) Fall 2020, Summer 2020, Spring 2020
- Differential Caluclus with Applications to Life Sciences (Math 102) Fall 2019

- Honors Linear Algebra (Math 540) Spring 2019
- Linear Algebra (Math 520) Spring 2019, Fall 2016
- Analytic Geometry and Calculus (Math 60) Spring 2018
- Introductory Calculus II (Math 100) Spring 2016, Fall 2014
- Advanced Placement Calculus (Math 170) Fall 2015
- Introductory Calculus I (Math 90) Spring 2015

### What have I written?

- Asymptotic structure of transverse-free projective plane curves (with Alejandro Lopez, Bella Villarreal, Ren Watson, and Jaedon Whyte), in preparation (as part of the MathILy-EST REU).
- Transverse-freeness in finite geometries (with Charlie Bruggermann, Vera Choi, and Jaedon Whyte), in preparation (as part of the MathILy-EST REU).
- Generalized Van der Waerden game on an infinite board (with Hannah Alpert, Liam Baxter, Yee-Ern Tan, and Gabriel Weiner), submitted (as part of the Auburn Student Research Seminar).
- Balanced homogeneous harmonic maps between cones, submitted.
- Harmonic maps between
2-dimensional simplicial complexes: conformal and singular metrics
(with V. Gras Andreu), Geom. Dedicata
**218**(2024) - On the proportion of transverse-free plane curves
(with
S. Asgarli), Finite Fields and Their Applications
**72**(arXiv link). - A Liouville-ype theorem and Bochner formula for
harmonic maps into metric spaces (with Y. Zhang), Comm. Anal. Geom.
**28**, no. 8 (2020) (arXiv link). - Harmonic maps between ideal 2-dimensional
simplicial complexes (with V. Gras Andreu), Geom. Dedicata
**208**(2020) (arXiv link). - Area bounds for free boundary minimal surfaces in a
geodesic ball in the sphere (with P. McGrath), Journal of Functional Analysis
**277**, no. 11 (2019) (arXiv link) - A Bochner Formula for Harmonic Maps into
Non-Positively Curved Metric Spaces Calc. Var.
**58**, no. 4 (2019). (arXiv link) - Sharp Area Bounds for Free Boundary Minimal Surfaces
in Conformally Euclidean Balls (with P. McGrath), International Math. Research
Notices
**2020**, no. 18 (2018). (arXiv link) - Free Boundary Minimal Surfaces in the Unit Ball
with Low Cohomogeneity (with M. Gulian and P. McGrath), Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.
**145**, no. 4 (2017) (arXiv link).