Professor of Mathematics
Education:
B.S., Loyola University of Los Angeles, 1965
M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1968
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1970
Areas of Expertise: Mathematics; History of Mathematics; Mathematics and Architecture; Orthogonal groups and other classical matrix groups both over fields and integral domains, and in number theoretic situations, and related structures
Books:
- Mathematical Excursions to the World's Great Buildings (2012)
Recent Articles:
- “The Classical Groups and K-Theory” (1989)
- “Clifford Algebras and Arithmetic Witt Groups” (1991)
- “The Zassenhaus Decomposition for the Orthogonal Groups: Properties and Applications” (2001)
- “The Pendulum Swings Again: Mathematical Reassessment of Galileo's Experiments with Inclined Planes” (2002)
- “Basic Calculus: From Archimedes to Newton to its Role in Science” (2002)
Office: 238 Hayes-Healy
Email: Alexander.J.Hahn.1@nd.edu
Website: http://math.nd.edu/people/faculty/alexander-j-hahn/