Laboratory of Mathematical Physics Members Faculty

Chris J. Cummins (Concordia)


Associate Professsor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Concordia University
Montreal, Qc H3G 1M8
Office: LB 639-3

Contact information:

Phone: (514) 848-2424 Ext. 3262

Areas of research:

Applications of group theory to mathematical physics. Modular functions. Moonshine.

Graduate students:

Luc Bégin (University de Moncton)
Imin Chen, Terry Gannon (University of Alberta)
Luc Lapointe (McGill)
Pierre Mathieu (U Laval)
Sebastian Pauli

Postdoctoral fellows:

Jorgen Rasmussen (will change to research assistant after December)

Research Associates:

Visiting researchers:

Selected recent publications:

C J Cummins and S Pauli, "Congruence subgroups of PSL(2,Z) of genus less than or equal to 24", Accepted for publication in Experimental mathematics (2003)

C J Cummins and I Chen, "Elliptic curves with non-split Mod 11 Galois structure", Accepted for publication in Mathematics of Computation (2002).

Bégin, C J Cummins, L Lapointe, P Mathieu "Fusion bases as facets of polytopes", J. Math. Phys.43, 4180-4201 (2002)

C J Cummins "Modular equations and discrete, genus-zero subgroups of SL(2,ÎR) containing G(N)", Canadian Mathematical Bulletin, Vol 45, No 1, 36-45.

L. Bégin, C. Cummins and P. Mathieu, "Fusion bases for affine Lie algebras", in Proceedings of the 6th International Wigner symposium, Bogazici University Press, Istanbul