University of Calgary

Clifton Cunningham

  • Associate Professor
  • Calgary Site Director - Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences
  • Pure Mathematics

Office Hours

Calculus office hour
(until Dec 14)

Research Interests

Number Theory:

Topology and Algebraic Geometry:

Currently Teaching

Erdös Number

My Erdös Number is 4: Clifton Cunningham - Anne-Marie Aubert - Roger Howe - László Lovász - Paul Erdös


Pramod Achar (Louisiana State University), Jeffrey Achter (Colorado State U.), Anne-Marie Aubert (CNRS, Paris), Raf Cluckers (Leuven), Lassina Dembele (Warwick), Julia Gordon (U. British Columbia), Thomas Hales (U. Pitt.), Masoud Kamgarpour (U. Queensland), M. Nevins (U. Ottawa), Hadi Salmasian (U. Ottawa), Loren Spice (Texas Christian U.).


Doctoral students: Aaron Christie (2007 - 2012).

Masters students: Adam Gerlings (2013-2015), Michael Wanless (2013-2015), Marie-Andrée Langlois (2012-2014), Milad Sabeti (2010 - 2012), Ryan Stratford (2006 - 2008), Aaron Christie (2004 - 2006), Tracy Walker (2003 - 2005), Brendan Ossen (2001 - 2003).


Undergraduate students: Samuel Reid (2013), Tristan Jugdev (2010), Adrian Keet (2010), Colin Grabowski (2006), Tom Kuwahara (2006), Paul Dickinson (2003), Patrick Walls (2003), Vladimir Papish (2002).

Meetings and Seminars and Visiting Positions

Pacific Rim International Mathematical Association (PRIMA), Shanghai, Second Congress, 24--28 June, 2013.

American Institute of Mathematics, Algorithms for lattices and algebraic automorphic forms, Palo Alto, 6--10 May, 2013.

Conférence en l'honneur de Gérard Laumon, Université Paris-Sud, 25--29 juin, 2012.

Poste Rouge au CNRS, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Paris, May--July 2012.

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Canada, 5-Day Resarch in Groups, Geometrization of Admissible Characters, 5--11 May, 2012.

Sage Days 36, p-adic Computation, University of California, San Diego, 19--23 February 2011

Tata Institute for Fundamental Research (TIFR), India, International Colloquium on Automorphic Forms, 3--11 January 2012.

Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO), Germany, 2-week Research in Pairs, 3--17 July 2011.

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Canada, 5-Day Workshop on L-packets, 26 June -- 1 July, 2011. 


Calgary Site Director, Pacific Instititue for the Mathematical Sciences

Principal Investigator, PIMS Collaborative Research Group on L-functions and Number Theory

Postdoctoral Fellows

Lassina Dembéle, PIMS PDF, September 2005 - August 2007, now faculty at University of Warwick

Masoud Kamgarpour, September 2010 - July 2011, now faculty at University of Queensland

David Roe, PIMS PDF, September 2011 - August 2014.



Journal Article

Journal Articles - Peer Reviewed

Research Groups



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