Professor, Department of Mathematics

University of California, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Phone: (805) 893-2915

Fax: (805) 893-2385

E-mail: birge-at-math.ucsb.edu

- 1979
- Habilitation in Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich
- 1980-81
- C3-Professor at the Technical University of Munich
- September 1981 - December 1982
- Research Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft at the University of Utah and the University of Washington
- January - May 1983
- Visiting Professor at the University of Iowa
- 1983-87
- Associate Professor / Professor at the University of Iowa
- 1984-86
- C4-Professor and Designated Chair for Algebra at the University of Passau, Germany
- January 1987--
- Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara
- 1989-90
- Visiting Professor at the University of Utah
- 1990-91
- Professor at the University of Utah
- January - April 2000
- Research Professor at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
- September - October 2001
- US Representative to Program on Noncommutative Phenomena, Center for Higher Studies, Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Oslo
- January 2003
- Professeur Invite, University of Montpellier II, France
- November - December 2003
- Invited Researcher, Institute Mittag-Leffler, Stockholm
- November - December 2006
- Invited Researcher, Program in Discrete and Continuous Methods in Ring Theory, Centre de Recerca Matematica, Barcelona
- January - March 2013
- Research Professor at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley

- Representation Theory of Finite Dimensional Algebras
- Homological Aspects
- Geometric Aspects
- Decomposition Theory

- Non Finite Dimensional Ring and Module Theory
- Algebraic Compactness
- Pure Semisimple Rings
- Large Direct Products
- Exchange Property for Decompositions
- Equivalence and Duality

- Interactions of Algebra and Logic
- Abelian Group Theory

Last Modified: November 2020