Curriculum Vitae

Personal Details

Name: Paul Mitchener
Date of Birth: 27-09-74
Contact Address:
Department of Pure Mathematics
University of Sheffield
Hicks Building
S3 7RH

Telephone: +44 (114) 22-23792

Further Education


BA in Mathematics (first class honours) from Oxford University


D.Phil in Mathematics from Oxford University.

Supervisors: Prof. John Roe (Pennsylvania State University) and Dr. Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford University)

Examiners: Prof. Daniel Quillen (Oxford University) and Prof. Paul Baum (Pennsylvania State University)

Other Achievements

Employment History

October 1996 to December 1998:

Part-time tutor at Oxford University

I have given tutorials at Brasenose College, Jesus College, Keble College, and St. John's College. I have taught courses in Linear Algebra, Complex Analysis and Geometry, and Geometry and Mechanics.

October 1996 to March 1998:

Teaching assistant at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford University.

This position involved assisting with classes for courses on Functional Analysis and Projective Geometry.

April 1998 to June 1998:

Junior Lecturer at Jesus College, Oxford

This position involved giving tutorials and classes on Topology and Linear Algebra along with revision tutorials in all areas of the first year pure mathematics syllabus for students approaching their first year examinations.

January 1999 to December 1999:

Lecturer in Mathematics at Pennsylvania State University.

This position involved lecturing to large classes, providing individual help to students during `office hours', helping with the design of exams, and grading exams. The courses I taught were basic calculus courses (Math 140B and Math 141) and are taken by engineers and scientists as well as mathematicians.

May 2000 to June 2000:

Visiting Researcher at the University of Münster

August 2000 to July 2001:

Post-doctoral Researcher at the University of Odense

September 2001 to March 2002:

Post-doctoral Researcher at the Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu

April 2002 to September 2007:

Assistant Professor at Göttingen University

October 2007:

Lecturer in Analysis at Sheffield University


Here are some details of my mathematical research.

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