James Ruffo


Associate Professor


232 Fitzelle Hall





Office Hours:

Monday 12:00-13:30

Tuesday 13:00-14:00

Wednesday 14:30-15:30




  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Texas A&M University, 2007
  • M.A., Mathematics, University of Massachusetts, 2004
  • B.A., Mathematics, University of Rochester, 1996
  • B.S., Physics, University of Rochester, 1996


    The Secant Conjecture in the real Schubert calculus

    with Luis García-Puente, Nickolas Hein, Chris Hillar, Abraham Martín del Campo-Sanchez, Frank Sottile, Zach Teitler, Experimental Mathematics, 21 (3), 2012, 252-265.

    Experimentation at the frontiers of reality in Schubert calculus

    with Chris Hillar, Luis García-Puente, Abraham Martín del Campo-Sanchez, Zach Teitler, Stephen L. Johnson, and Frank Sottile. Gems in experimental mathematics, 365-380, Contemp. Math., 517, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 2010 pdf

    Quasimaps, straightening laws, and quantum cohomology for the Lagrangian Grassmannian

    Algebra and Number Theory, Vol. 2 (2008), No. 7, 819-858. ps pdf

    A straightening law for the Drinfel'd Lagrangian Grassmannian

    (extended abstract), ISSAC 2007, 323-330, ACM, New York, 2007.

    "Experimentation and conjectures in the real Schubert calculus for flag manifolds"

    with Yuval Sivan, Evgenia Soprunova, and Frank Sottile, Experimental Mathematics, 15, No. 2 (2006), 199-221. ps pdf




    Jim Ruffo
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics
    SUNY Oneonta