Nick Switala

Research Assistant Professor and NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago


Address: UIC MSCS Department, 322 SEO (M/C 249), 851 S Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Telephone: 312-996-5924
Email: nswitala [at] uic [dot] edu
Office: SEO 630


I work in commutative algebra and algebraic geometry; my specialty is local cohomology. My NSF sponsor is Wenliang Zhang. I received my Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 2015. My adviser was Gennady Lyubeznik.

Curriculum Vitae

Preprints (arXiv)

The title of my NSF project is "Local cohomology and D-modules". Here are the project summary and project description with references. My tenure as an NSF postdoctoral fellow began on September 1, 2016.

RTG mini-course on D-modules (fall 2016)


I am not teaching for the 2016-2017 academic year.


My work is supported by the National Science Foundation under award number 1604503. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.