# Hi, I’m John Cobb

I am a NSF postdoctoral fellow with Hal Schenck at Auburn University. I received my PhD from the mathematics department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2024, where I was advised by both Daniel Erman and Michael Kemeny. From 2019 to 2022, I was supported by a DoD NDSEG Fellowship. Details are in my CV.

My research interests are primarily within algebraic geometry and commutative algebra. My work involves syzygies, toric varieties, defining equations of curves, and more recently, applications to algebraic statistics.

- jdcobb3@gmail.com
- Extension Hall, Office 204A
- he/him/his

## Featured Publications

**Multigraded Stillman's Conjecture**.

*Submitted, 2024*.

**Syzygies of Curves in Products of Projective Spaces**.

*Mathematische Zeitschrift, 2023*.

## Latest News

- I started a NSF postdoc at Auburn.
- I graduated with a PhD in Mathematics from UW Madison.
- I’ve passed my specialty exam.
- A beer featuring art about algebraic geometry research that I helped design is now being sold in Madison. Check it out.
- I began my first year in the Mathematics PhD program at UW Madison.

## Latest Travel

Jul 7–11, '25 | SIAM Applied Algebraic Geometry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI |

Jun 30–Jul 4, '25 | Macaulay2 Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI |

May 20–30, '25 | Applications of Commutative Algebra, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada |

Apr 12–13, '25 | Meeting on Applied Algebraic Geometry 2025, Auburn University, Auburn, AL |

Jan 20–24, '25 | Apprenticeship Program in Commutative Algebra, Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada |

Dec 9–13, '24 | Joint meeting of the NZMS, AustMS and AMS, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand |

Nov 3–5, '24 | Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA |

Oct 11–13, '24 | SIAM Conference Texas-Louisiana Section, Baylor University, Waco, TX |