Dana P. Williams
Benjamin P. Cheney Professor of Mathematics
Dana P Williams is the Benjamin P. Cheney Professor of Mathematics. He graduated from Cornell University in 1974 and received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1979 under Marc Rieffel. After six years at Texas A&M University he came to Dartmouth in 1985. He was vice Chair of the Mathematics Department under Ken Bogart and Jim Baumgartner, and served as Chair of the Department from 1998 to 2004 as well as 2013 to 2016. Dana is a functional analyst specializing in operator algebras associated to dynamical systems. He has written three graduate texts on the subject as well as over 75 research articles. He has supervised ten Ph.D. students and has served as the Mathematics Department's Advisor to Majors for nearly a quarter of a century.
- A.B. Cornell University
- M.A. University of California at Berkeley
- Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley
D W van Wyk and D P Williams, The primitive ideal space of groupoid C*-algebras for groupoids with abelian isotropy, Indiana Univ. Math. J. 71 (2022), no. 1, pp. 359–390.
D P Williams, A tool kit for groupoid C*-algebras, Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, vol 241, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2019 xv+398 pp.
M Ionescu, A Kumjian, J N Renault, A Sims, and D P Williams, C*-algebras of extensions of groupoids by group bundles, J. Funct. Anal. 280 (2021), 33 pp.
Williams, D P, Crossed Products of C*-algebras, Mathematical Surveys and Monographs vol. 134, American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2007, xvi+528 pp.