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Professor KANE, Benjamin Robert

Professor KANE, Benjamin Robert

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, HKU

B.Sc.,M.Sc. Carnegie Mellon; Ph.D. Wisconsin

  • 2859 2261
  • 2559 2225
  • Room 411, Run Run Shaw Building, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Teaching Areas

  • Number Theory
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Mathematics: A Cultural Heritage


Current Research

Representations of integers by polygonal numbers, applications of regularized inner products for meromorphic modular forms.


Research Interest

Number theory and combinatorics; in particular, the appearance of modular and automorphic forms in generating functions coming from combinatorial counting problems arising in a number of fields.


Publications Listing

Awards and Honors


Hong Kong Mathematical Society Young Scholar Award


Vilas Travel Grant to Joint Mathematics Meetings, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2005 - 2006

NSF VIGRE Fellowship, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2002 - 2003

NSF VIGRE Fellowship, University of Wisconsin - Madison


Carnegie Mellon University Math Department Senior of the Year


Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Carnegie Mellon University