Here is a complete CV.

# Contact Information

Department of Mathematics

University of Washington

Box 354350

Seattle, WA 98195-4350

lieblich@uw.edu

http://max.lieblich.us

# Citizenship

USA

# Interests

**Algebraic geometry**: projective geometry, moduli problems, algebraic stacks, derived categories, arithmetic geometry, connections with algebra, applications to computer vision

**Education**: algorithms for (and development of) adaptive homework systems, use of modern web technologies in online course content creation and curation

**Computer vision**: multiview geometry, automated pose detection, applications in healthcare and public health

**Data**: affiliate faculty member of the UW eScience Institute, experience with geocoding administrative datasets, capturing and modeling human motions, familiarity with machine learning methods

# Education

**Massachusetts Institute of Technology**, PhD, 2004. Thesis title: *Moduli of Twisted Sheaves and Generalized Azumaya Algebras*. Advisor: A. J. de Jong

**Harvard University**, AB *summa cum laude*, 2000. Thesis title: *Galois Representations Arising from $p$-Divisible Groups*. Thesis advisor: Brian Conrad

# Honors/Awards

NSF Standard Grant, 2016–2019

University of Washington CoMotion Innovation Fund Award, 2016

NSF CAREER Grant, 2011–2016

Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, 2010–2014

Co-PI (with June Spector, UW Public Health) on a University of Washington Research Royalty Fund (RRF) grant for the use of novel algorithms in computer vision to aid in the construction of a tool for assessment of musculoskeletal risk in workers, 2014–2015. Working with collaborators in the UW School of Public Health and the UW Computer Science and Engineering department. (The RRF is a highly-competitive internal UW grant that has a lower funding success rate than standard NSF grants.)

Co-investigator on Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Medical Aid and Accident Fund grant to study the use of computer vision in musculoskeletal hazard asssessment, 2012–2013

National Science Foundation grant DMS-0758391, 2008–2011

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004–2007

Sigma Xi, elected 2003

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2000–2003

Phi Beta Kappa, elected 1999

# Employment

**University of Washington** Professor, 2015–

**University of Washington** Associate Professor, 2011–2015

**University of Washington** Assistant Professor, 2009–2011

**Princeton University** Assistant Professor, 2007–2009

**Princeton University** Instructor, 2005–2007

**Brown University** Visiting NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, 2004–2005

**Clay Mathematics Institute** Liftoff Fellow, Summer 2004

# Activities organized

**American Institute of Mathematics** Workshop on algebraic vision, May 2016

**Utah** Bootcamp for 2015 conference, co-organizer with Izzet Coskun, Angela Gibney, Tommasso de Fernex Summer 2015

**Seattle** Conference for new PhDs in algebraic geometry. Recruited Martin Olsson as co-organizer. This was a key component of my CAREER grant and brought together a diverse cohort of new PhDs in algebraic geometry with senior mentors, with the goal of building mutual understanding and a strong network bridging several subfields of algbraic geometry. Summer 2014.

**UW** Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium, co-organized with Kovács, Spring 2012, Fall 2015

**American Institute of Mathematics** Deformation theory, patching, quadratic forms, and the Brauer group, January 2011. Co-organized with Daniel Krashen.

**Mathematical Sciences Research Institute** Workshop on deformation theory and moduli theory for graduate students in algebraic geometry, summer of 2007. Co-organized with Martin Olsson, Brian Osserman, and Ravi Vakil. Delivered a lecture series on sites, sheaves, and stacks; other lecture series given by Olsson and Osserman. The outcome is gradually being turned into a book.

# Students

Washington: PhD advisor of Nathan Grigg (PhD 2013), Matthew Ward (PhD 2014), Pál Zsámboki (PhD 2015), Siddharth Mathur, William Casper, Gabriel Dorfman-Hopkins, Daniel Bragg, Lucas van Meter, Andrew Ohana (joint with William Stein), Alex Voet. Grigg now works at Google. Ward has left academia. Zsámboki has a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Western Ontario.

Princeton: supervised two undergraduate thesis students, Atoshi Chowdhury in 2006–2007 and Robert Krone in 2007–2008, and co-supervised (with Rahul Pandharipande) the undergraduate thesis of Cary Malkiewich in 2009.

# Mathematics Publications

- Max Lieblich,
*Critical surfaces for multiview reconstruction and base loci in joint image space*, slowly in preparation (possibly forever) - Katrina Honigs, Max Lieblich, Sofia Tirabassi,
*Fourier-Mukai partners of Enriques and bielliptic surfaces in positive characteristic*, in preparation - Jarod Alper, Max Lieblich, Siddharth Mathur,
*The universal coarse moduli space is relatively algebraic*, in preparation - Max Lieblich, Brian Osserman,
*Descent of moduli spaces and limit linear series*, in preparation - Max Lieblich, Lucas van Meter,
*Two Hilbert schemes in computer vision*, in preparation - Max Lieblich,
*Moduli of sheaves, a modern primer*, to appear in proceedings of the 2015 Utah AMS Summer Institute on Algebraic Geometry - Benjamin Antieau, Asher Auel, Colin Ingalls, Daniel Krashen, Max Lieblich,
*Period-index bounds for arithmetic threefolds* - Max Lieblich, Martin Olsson,
*A stronger derived Torelli theorem for K3 surfaces*,**Bogomolov F., Hassett B., Tschinkel Y. (eds) Geometry Over Nonclosed Fields. Simons Symposia. Springer, Cham** - Daniel Krashen, Max Lieblich,
*The Clifford algebra of a finite morphism* - Max Lieblich,
*Rational curves in the moduli of supersingular K3 surfaces* - Max Lieblich,
*On the unirationality of supersingular K3 surfaces* - Max Lieblich,
*The period-index problem for fields of transcendence degree 2*,**Annals of Mathematics** - Max Lieblich, Martin Olsson,
*Fourier-Mukai partners of K3 surfaces in positive characteristic*,**Annales Scientifiques de L’ENS** - Max Lieblich, Davesh Maulik, Andrew Snowden,
*Finiteness of K3 surfaces and the Tate conjecture*,**Annales Scientifiques de L’ENS** - Max Lieblich, R. Parimala, V. Suresh,
*Colliot-Thelene’s conjecture and finiteness of u-invariants*,**Mathematische Annalen** - Max Lieblich, Davesh Maulik,
*A note on the cone conjecture for K3 surfaces in positive characteristic* - Rajesh S. Kulkarni, Max Lieblich,
*Blt Azumaya algebras and moduli of maximal orders* - Brian Conrad, Max Lieblich, Martin Olsson,
*Nagata compactification for algebraic spaces*,**Journal of the Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu** - Max Lieblich,
*Moduli of twisted orbifold sheaves*,**Advances in Mathematics** - Sandor Kovacs, Max Lieblich,
*Boundedness of families of canonically polarized manifolds: A higher dimensional analogue of Shafarevich’s conjecture*,**Annals of Mathematics** - Max Lieblich,
*Period and index in the Brauer group of an arithmetic surface (with an appendix by Daniel Krashen)*,**Crelle’s Journal** - Max Lieblich,
*Compactified moduli of projective bundles*,**Algebra & Number Theory** - Max Lieblich,
*Arithmetic aspects of moduli of sheaves on curves*,**Grassmannians, Moduli Spaces, and Vector Bundles**, Clay Math volume in honor of Newstead - Max Lieblich, Brian Osserman,
*Functorial reconstruction theorems for stacks*,**Journal of Algebra** - Daniel Krashen, Max Lieblich,
*Index reduction for Brauer classes via stable sheaves (with an appendix by Bhargav Bhatt)*,**IMRN** - Max Lieblich, Martin Olsson,
*Generators and relations for the etale fundamental group*,**Pure and Applied Math Q** - Max Lieblich,
*Twisted sheaves and the period-index problem*,**Compositio Math** - Max Lieblich,
*Remarks on the stack of coherent algebras*,**IMRN** - Max Lieblich,
*Moduli of complexes on a proper morphism*,**Journal of Algebraic Geometry** - Max Lieblich,
*Moduli of twisted sheaves*,**Duke Mathematical Journal**

# Other Publications

- June T Spector, Max Lieblich, Stephen Bao, Kevin McQuade and Margaret Hughes,
*Automation of Workplace Lifting Hazard Assessment for Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention*,**Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine**, 2014 - Max Lieblich, June Spector, Kevin McQuade, Margaret Hughes, Stephen Bao,
*Kinect Calculation of Lifting-Related Back Injury Risk*,**IEEE EMBC Poster**, 2014 - Max Lieblich, June Spector,
*Letter regarding ‘Comparison between low-cost marker-less and high-end marker-based motion capture systems for the computer-aided assessment of working ergonomics’ by Patrizi et al and research reproducibility.*,**Ergonomics**, 2016 - Max Lieblich,
*Challenges in the application of computer vision techniques to ergonomics in manufacturing settings*,**abstract for HFES 2016**, 2016

# Books

- Max Lieblich, Martin Olsson, Brian Osserman, Ravi Vakil,
*Deformations and moduli in algebraic geometry*, book in progress, public draft will be released in 2018 - Brian Conrad, Max Lieblich,
*Galois Representations arising from pp-divisible Groups*, draft exists, aim to finish soon

# Software

- Python code for smoothing, synchronizing, and resampling human joint location data collected from several systems simultaneously, building machine learning models for correcting the NIOSH Lifting Equation for Kinect skeleton model. (https://github.com/maxlieblich/lifting-equation-kinect)
- R wrapper for Liljegren’s C code computing the wet bulb globe temperature from meteorological data. (https://github.com/mdljts/wbgt)

# Teaching

**University of Washington**

- Two-quarter graduate course on algebraic geometry of computer vision, Fall–Winter 2017–2018
- Graduate course on moduli theory, co-taught with Kovács, Spring 2017
- Graduate course on deformation theory, Winter 2017
- Graduate courses on étale cohomology, Brauer groups, and moduli of sheaves, Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Spring 2015
- Graduate course on commutative algebra and sheaves: Fall 2011, Fall 2013
- Graduate Seminar on K3 surfaces, joint with Kovács, Fall 2010
- Graduate topics: deformation theory, Fall 2010
- Quarterly graduate student reading courses on algebraic geometry, 2009–
- Graduate topics: ample divisors, Spring 2010
- Calculus I (Math 124), Fall 2009, Fall 2010
- Calculus II (Math 125), Fall 2011
- Calculus III (Math 126), Winter 2012, Winter-Spring 2013
- Calculus III online: Fall 2013–present. Developed extensive materials for online version of third-quarter calculus, including numerous websites written with HTML5 and JavaScript to enable students to interact with surfaces in 3-space, change parameters in polar graphs and see the results, etc.
- SIMUW, the University of Washington summer program for mathematically talented high school students: gave guest lecture August 2009, taught full courses July 2010, July 2011, July 2012, July 2013, July 2014. Associate director for diversity starting 2011. Ran Facebook advertising campaigns in 2012 and 2013. Made contact with community groups as part of recruitment efforts. Started co-organizing a correspondence school/outreach component with Julia Pevtsova in 2013 in order to target students who may not have the background necessary for the traditional program.

**Princeton University** All courses listed below involved three hours of lecture and two office hours per week, in addition to meetings with students by appointment.

- Analysis in a single variable (Math 215), Fall 2008
- Linear algebra (Math 202), Fall 2005, Spring 2008
- Topics in algebra (Math 324), Spring 2006, Spring 2007
- Numbers, Equations, and Proofs (Math 214), Fall 2006
- Introduction to algebra (graduate course) (Math 516), Fall 2007

**Massachusetts Institute of Technology**

Teaching assistant for calculus of one variable (18.01A) and calculus of multiple variables (18.02A), Fall 2003. Taught recitations and held two office hours per week, met with students by appointment.

**Harvard University**

Course assistant for linear algebra (Math 121), Fall 1999. Taught a discussion section and graded homework. Met with students outside of section by appointment. Worked extensively with a blind student for two to three hours each week.

**Ross Young Scholars Program**

Counselor, summer 1998. Guided three students through a system of problem sets designed by Arnold Ross to teach elementary number theory as well as foster a strong sense of self-education. Gave a lecture on axiomatic projective geometry and Desarguian planes.

# Visits

**Newton Institute, Cambridge**, Visiting Fellow during program on Moduli Spaces, May–June 2011

**MSRI**, Jumbo Semester in Algebraic Geometry, February and May 2009

**Universität Münster**, visiting Christopher Deninger, March 26 – April 3, 2005

# Invited Conference Appearances and Lecture Series

**Ann Arbor** Project mentor, stacks project workshop, July-August 2017

**Israel** Louis Rowen birthday conference, June 2017

**Emory University**, ECHORaP 2017, May 2017

**Banff**, New trends in arithmetic geometry and algebraic surfaces, May 2017

**Banff** New Trends in Arithmetic and Geometry of Algebraic Surfaces, March 2017

**Banff**, Bridges between noncommutative algebra and algebraic geometry, September 2016

**Washington, D.C.** Invited speaker and panelist, special session on Computer Vision and Occupational Ergonomics, HFES 2016, September 2016

**Oberwolfach**, Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, August 2016

**University of Texas, Austin** TAGS, April 2016

**Lorentz Institute, Leiden** Oort Birthday Conference, November 2015

**Emory University** GAGS, October 2015

**Mainz** Summer School on Algebraic Stacks, August-September 2015

**Salt Lake City**, Summer Institute on Algebraic Geometry (the “conference of the decade”), July 2015

**Brazil** ELGA II, June 2015

**Nagoya** K3, Enriques Surfaces and Related Topics, November 2014

**Berlin** invited series of lectures, September 2013

**Baltimore** Algebra and number theory day, May 2013

**AIM** Palo Alto, Brauer groups and obstruction problems, March 2013

**Lorentz Center** Leiden University, Current trends in arithmetic geometry, January 2013, invited lecture series

**Capital Normal University of Beijing** Rational and integral points, September 2012

**Oberwolfach**, Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, August 2012

**University of Zurich** Cohomological methods in arithmetic geometry, September 2012

**Banff** Algebraic stacks: progress and prospects, March 2012

**Caneel Bay** Simons Symposium, Geometry over non-closed fields, March 2012

**Newton Institute, Cambridge** Closing conference, June 2011

**Columbia University** Moduli spaces and moduli stacks, May 2011

**Emory University** Ramification in Algebra and Geometry at Emory, May 2011

**Newton Institute, Cambridge** Spitalfields Day, May 2011

**Sapienza Università di Roma** Workshop in Deformation Theory II, invited four lecture series, August-September 2010

**Oberwolfach**, Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry, January 2010

**University of Texas, Austin** Texas Algebraic Geometry Seminar (TAGS), April 2010

**RIMS, Kyoto** Noncommutative algebraic geometry and related topics, August 2009

**Columbia University** Spaces of curves and their interaction with diophantine problems, June 2009

**MSRI** Closing week conference for the Jumbo Semester on Algebraic Geometry, May 2009

**Hyderabad, India** Program on quadratic forms, linear algebraic groups, and Galois cohomology. Lecture series on the work of de Jong and Starr on Serre’s Conjecture II over function fields of surfaces, December 29, 2008–January 5, 2009. (Could not attend due to family emergency; contributed lecture notes that were distributed to participants and will appear in upcoming volume.)

**Vancouver** AMS Section Meeting, Special session on “Singularities and moduli spaces,” October 2008

**Banff** Interactions Between Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, October 2008

**Oberwolfach**, Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, August 2008

**Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa** Aspects of Moduli, June 2008

**CIRM, Luminy** Arithmetic Geometry and Rational Points, December 2007

**Clay Math Institute** Moduli spaces of rational curves, November 2007

**Universität Konstanz** Workshop on central simple algebras, August

- Gave a series of invited lectures at a workshop for graduate students and recent PhDs on de Jong’s period-index theorem and related results.

**Fields Institute** Stacks in geometry and topology, May 2007.

**Emory University** Linear algebraic groups and cohomology, May 2007

**National Taiwan University** Workshop on Higher Dimensional Algebraic Geometry, March 2007

**Miami University** AMS Section Meeting, Special Session on “Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry,” March 2007

**MSRI** Cohomological Approaches to Rational Points, March 2006

**San Antonio** AMS-MAA Joint Meeting, Special Session on Division Algebras, Galois Theory, Cohomology and Geometry, January 2006

**Seattle** AMS Summer Research Institute, Algebraic geometry, August 2005

**American Institute of Mathematics** Birational geometry and compact moduli spaces, December 2004

**Mathematisches Forschungsinstut Oberwolfach** Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, August 2004

**Snowbird, Utah** Algebraic Geometry: Presentations by Young Researchers, July 2004

# Other mathematics conferences attended

**Berlin**, Conference on algebraic vision, October 2015

**American Institute of Mathematics**, SQuaRE on the period-index problem, July 2014

**American Institute of Mathematics**, workshop on how to run a math camp, March 2013

**American Institute of Mathematics**, Rational curves on algebraic varieties, May 2007

**MSRI**, Cohomological Approaches to Rational Points, March 2006

**Clay Mathematics Institute**, Workshop on the moduli space of vector bundles on a curve, October 2006

**Oberwolfach**, Arbeitsgemeinschaft: Algebraic cobordism, April 2005

**Arizona Winter School in Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry**, Fundamental groups in arithmetic, March 2005

**Arizona Winter School in Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry**, Periods, 2002

**Arizona Winter School in Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry**, Modular forms, 2001

**Park City/IAS Summer Program**, Arithmetic algebraic geometry, 1999

# Other conferences

**Chicago** IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), August 2014. Will present a poster.

**Pusan, South Korea** EMBC, August 2013. A learning mission.

# Seminar and Colloquium Lectures

**Rice** Colloquium, April 2017

**Princeton** Algebraic geometry seminar, September 2013

**Boston** BC-MIT Number Theory Seminar, December 2012

**University of Georgia** Arithmetic algebraic geometry seminar, April 2012

**Athens, GA** Athens-Atlanta Number Theory Seminar, April 2012

**Stanford** Algebraic Geometry Seminar and Number Theory Seminar, December 2011

**Mathematical Institute of the University of Bonn** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, May 2011

**Michigan State University** Colloquium, March 2011

**Caltech** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, May 2010

**Harvard-MIT** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, May 2010

**Columbia University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, April 2010

**University of British Columbia** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, March 2010

**Stanford University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, February 2010

**Stanford University** Colloquium, May 2009

**Berkeley** Western Algebraic Geometry Seminar, April 2009

**University of British Columbia**, October 2008

**University of Massachusetts, Amherst**, Valley Geometry Seminar, March 2007

**University of Michigan**, Algebraic Geometry Seminar, February 2007

**Michigan State University**, Algebra Seminar, February 2007

**University of Washington**, Number Theory Seminar, January 2007

**University of Utah**, Western Algebraic Geometry Seminar, November 2006

**University of Pennsylvania** Algebra Seminar, July 2006

**Brown University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, May 2006

**Stanford University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, March 2006

**Berkeley** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, Spring 2006

**University of Washington** Algebra Seminar, November 2005

**Princeton University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, September 2005

**Brown University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, May 2005

**Rice University** Colloquium, March 2005

**University of Connecticut** Algebra Seminar, November 2004

**Columbia University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, January 2004

**University of Chicago** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, January 2004

**Northwestern University** Geometry/Physics Seminar, January 2004

**University of Michigan** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, January 2004

**Harvard University** Harvard/MIT joint Algebraic Geometry Seminar, December 2003

**Stanford University** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, December 2003

**University of Pennsylvania** Algebraic Geometry Seminar, November 2003

**Massachusetts Institute of Technology** 2000-2004

Gave several lectures in the **Baby Algebraic Geometry Seminar**

Gave several lectures in **A. J. de Jong’s student seminar**

# Service

UW Leadership Excellence Program, Cohort II, 2017–2018

UW Provost Search Committee, 2017

UW Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 2016–

UW Faculty Senate, 2015–

AAUP Executive Board, 2015–

Co-organizer of University of Washington Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar, 2009–

Numerous departmental committees, 2009–

Advertising/outreach for SIMUW, Fall 2012–

Lectured at University of Washington Math Day 2010, Math Day 2012, gave plenary lecture at Math Day 2014

Co-organized (with Samuel Grushevsky) the Princeton Algebraic Geometry Seminar, 2006 – 2009. Served on the gradute admissions committee, 2009.

Maintained webpage for geometry seminars and co-organized (with Dan Abramovich) the Brown University Algebraic Geometry seminar, 2004–2005.

Organized the MIT Baby Algebraic Geometry Seminar, 2001-2002.

Refereed or rendered initial opinions on papers for Advances in Mathematics, Annals of Mathematics, the Bulletin de la Société Mathématique de France, the Duke Mathematical Journal, Ergonomics, the Journal of Algebraic Geometry, the Journal of the American Mathematical Society, Mathematische Annalen, Mathematische Zeitschrift, and the Transactions of the American Mathematical Society.

Served on several NSF panels, (years withheld)

# Memberships

American Mathematical Society 1996–

IEEE 2014–