Jesús A. De Loera

Jesús Antonio De Loera (born January 18, 1966) is a Mexican-American mathematician at the University of California, Davis, specializing in discrete mathematics and discrete geometry.[1]

Jesús Antonio De Loera
Born (1966-01-18) January 18, 1966 (age 54)
NationalityMexican, American
Alma materCornell University
Known forResearch in combinatorial optimization
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Combinatorial Optimization
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Davis
Doctoral advisorBernd Sturmfels


De Loera did his undergraduate studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, earning a B.S. in mathematics in 1989. After earning a master's degree from Western Michigan University a year later, and another master's degree in 1993 from Cornell University, he finished his doctorate from Cornell in 1995 under the supervision of Bernd Sturmfels.[1][2]


De Loera joined the UC Davis faculty as an assistant professor in 1998, and was promoted to full professor in 2005.[1]

Awards and HonorsEdit

In 2014, he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society "for contributions to discrete geometry and combinatorial optimization as well as for service to the profession, including mentoring and diversity."[3] In 2019 he was named a SIAM Fellow "for contributions to discrete geometry and optimization, polynomial algebra, and mathematical software".[4]


  1. ^ a b c Curriculum vitae, retrieved 2014-12-17.
  2. ^ Jesús Antonio De Loera at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2014-12-17
  4. ^ "SIAM Fellows Class of 2019". Retrieved 2019-09-01.

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