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Felipe A. Ramírez

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Exley Science Center, 619


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BS Colorado St University
PHD University of Michigan

Felipe A. Ramírez

Mathematics research: ergodic theory and dynamical systems, Diophantine approximation, and fractal geometry. 

Lately, Ramirez's research has focused in a branch of number theory called Diophantine approximation. Here, the basic goal is to find out the extent to which one can use rational numbers (numbers that can be expressed as fractions) to approximate irrational numbers (numbers that cannot be expressed as fractions). Diophantine approximation has fascinating connections to dynamical systems, where one studies the time-evolution of geometric objects under certain processes. Fractal geometry also plays an important role. For example, sets of real numbers with prescribed approximation properties tend to have fractal dimension. 

This interview for the Wesleyan Newsletter has a bit more. 

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Thursdays and Fridays, 13:30 to 15:00 Eastern


Fall 2021
MATH 228 - 01
Discrete Mathematics

MATH 231 - 01
An Introduction to Probability

Spring 2022
MATH 122 - 02
Calculus II

MATH 516 - 01
Analysis II