Due to the inclement weather, all classes at LIU Post are canceled for Friday, February 5. In addition, all administrative offices will be closed.
The Bacon Brothers 8pm performance tonight at the Tilles Center will continue as scheduled. Info: liu.edu. For Tilles Center, call 516-299-3100.

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Shahla Ahdout

Associate Professor of Mathematics

B.S., Arya-Mehr UniversityPh.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology


I received a bachelor’s degree from Arya-Mehr University and a Ph.D. from MIT in mathematics. I was a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., for one year followed by another year of research at the Mathematical Science Research Institute in Berkeley, Calif. I continued my work as an assistant professor in the Mathematics Department at UC Berkeley for two years before joining LIU Post in 1985.


Analysis and Geometry


  • Co-author, “Reduction To Normal Form of a Self-Adjoint Linear Transformation with respect to a Pseudo-Unitary or a Pseudo-Euclidean Inner Product,” published in Revista Colombiana De Mathematics
  • Co-author, “Streaks and Generalized Fibonacci Sequences,” published in The College Mathematics Journal
  • Co-author, “Additive Subgroups of the Plane,” published in the Australian Mathematical Society Gazette
  • Co-author “Maximal Protori in Compact Topological Groups,” published in the Annals New York Academy of Sciences
  • Author, “Fanning Curve of Lagrangian Manifolds and geodesic flow,” published in the Duke Mathematical Journal
  • Co-author, “Some Spectrally Determined Convex Planner Regions,” published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences
  • Co-author, “Spectral Invariants of Convex Planner Regions,” published in the Journal of Differential Geometry