Bernard Russo

Professor Emeritus



Department of Mathematics

University of California, Irvine

474 Rowland Hall

Irvine, CA 92697-3875

Tel: (949) 285-9498


Teaching 2020-2021

Spring 2021-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199C

  • Evolution Algebras and Applications
  • Publications 1966-2019

    List in Chronological Order (updated July 13, 2021)

    Full Texts in Reverse Chronological Order (Under construction)

    Teaching 2017-2018

    Fall 2017-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199A

  • Leibniz algebras (from calculus to algebra)
  • Winter 2018-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199B

  • Lie groups and their Lie algebras (updated weekly)
  • Spring 2018-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199C

  • Coquecigrues and their Leibniz algebas (updated weekly)
  • SCLAS: Southern California Leibniz Algebra Seminar 2017-2018

    SCLAS First Meeting at California State University Fullerton, October 28, 2017 (Updated October 29)

    Seminar Series CSUF May 22-26 2017

    Seminar Series CSUF May 22-26--Introduction to Lie algebras (Updated May 26, 2017---Improved version of Math 199C Spring 2017)

    Teaching 2016-2017

    Spring 2017-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199C Nonassociative algebra (Updated June 17, 2017)

    Winter 2017-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199B Nonassociative algebra (Updated March 18, 2017)

    Fall 2016-Independent Studies--Mathematics 199A Nonassociative algebra (Updated December 11, 2016)


    Seminar Series CSUF May 22-26--Introduction to Lie algebras (Updated May 19, 2017)

    Public Lecture: "Through the Eyes of the Mathematician" (joint with Cheryl Ooten) November 12, 2015 Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries

    Download Announcement here

    Download power point presentation here

    Download handout on primes here

    Download handout on Math Anxiety Models here

    Download handout on "Song" and References here

    Recent Undergraduate Presentations (Updated May 17, 2017)


    Recent Seminar Talks (Updated October 7, 2015)

    Recent Conference Talks (Updated October 6, 2017)

    Recent Publications (Updated October 6, 2017)

    Some Previous Publications

    Teaching 2012-2015

    Spring 2015-University Studies 3--Freshman Seminar- The Millenium Problems (Updated June 2, 2015)

    Winter 2015-University Studies 3-Freshman seminar- Evolution Algebra. (updated March 11, 2015)

    Spring 2014-University Studies 3--Freshman Seminar- Love and Math (Updated June 6, 2014)

    Fall 2013-University Studies 3-Freshman seminar- "Taking Sudoku seriously---Everything you wanted to know, and less"

    Fall 2012-University Studies 4-Transfer seminar-"Playing havoc with the product rule": An introduction to nonassociative algebra

    Winter 2013-University Studies 3--Freshman Seminar-"Drill Baby Drill!"-Mathematics for the Environment

    TEACHING 2006-2008

    TEACHING 2004-2006

    MATHCOUNTS 2004-2006

    Research Interest

    Functional Analysis, Operator Theory, Operator Algebras, Harmonic Analysis, Jordan structures

    Curriculum Vitae (Needs to be updated)

    Seminars 2004-2006