Silverman, Joseph H.

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SILVERMAN, Joseph H. American, b. 1955. Genres: Mathematics/ Statistics. Career: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Moore Instructor, 1983-85, postdoctoral fellow, 1984-86; Boston University, Boston, MA, associate professor of mathematics, 1968-91; Brown University, Providence, RI, associate professor, 1988-91, professor of mathematics, 1991-. University of Paris VII, visiting professor, 1992 and 1995. NTRU Cryptosystems Inc., vice-president, 1998-. Publications: The Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves, 1986; (ed. with G. Cornell) Arithmetic Geometry, 1986; (with J. Tate) Rational Points on Elliptic Curves, 1992; Advanced Topics in the Arithmetic of Elliptic Curves, 1994; (ed. with Cornell and G. Stevens) Modular Forms and Fermat's Last Theorem, 1997; A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, 1997. Contributor of articles and reviews to mathematics journals. Address: Department of Mathematics, Brown University, Box 1917, 151 Thayer St., Providence, RI 02912, U.S.A.