Marta Pavelka

Marta is a sixth-year Math Ph.D. student at the University of Miami working with Bruno Benedetti. Her research is focused on the interaction of Combinatorics with Geometry; especially triangulations of manifolds and, more generally, simplicial complexes.

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  1. B. Benedetti and M. Pavelka, “Five non-Hamiltonian simplicial complexes”, submitted.
  2. B. Benedetti and M. Pavelka, “2-LC triangulated manifolds are exponentially many”, Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincare D, in press.
  3. C. Frougny, M. Pavelka, E. Pelantová, and M. Svobodová, “On-line algorithms for multiplication and division in real and complex numeration systems”, Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Vol. 21 no. 3, 2019.


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Coming Soon
Discrete CATS seminar, University of Kentucky, April 2023
Topological and Geometric Methods in Combinatorics at the 2023 AMS Meeting, University of Cincinnati, April 2023
Carnegie Mellon University, April 2023
Noon Lecture at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Charles University, February 2023
Past Talks
Seminario Matesco (PDF file), University of Cantabria, Spain, January 2023
Mathematics Department Colloquium, University of Hawaii, January 2023
Combinatorics and Geometry Seminar, University of Washington, November 2022
UMN Combinatorics Seminar, University of Minnesota, October 2022
Algebra & Discrete Mathematics, UC Davis, September 2022
Cornell Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics Seminar, Cornell University, September 2022
Geometry meets Combinatorics in Bielefeld, Bielefeld University, September 2022
Midsummer Combinatorial Workshop XXVII, Charles University, August 2022
Discrete Mathematics Days 2022, University of Cantabria, July 2022
Norcom 2022, The Arctic University of Norway, June 2022
Graduate Student Combinatorics Conference 2022, University of California San Diego, March 2022
Combinatorics Seminar, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), December 2021
Numeration 2015, Université de Lorraine, May 2015

Teaching Activities

Marta received a Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Miami Department of Mathematics in May 2022. She teaches math the way she teaches yoga – leading her students to overcome challenges by developing a consistent practice.

  • Courses taught at the University of Miami
  • Precalculus II, MTH 108 (classes of about 40 students) Fall 2022, Spring 2022, Fall 2021, Spring 2021
  • Calculus II, MTH 162 (class of 14 students) Spring 2020
  • Calculus I, MTH 161 (class of 36 students) Fall 2019
  • Recitations led at the University of Miami
  • Calculus II, MTH 162 (classes of about 40 students) Spring 2020, Spring 2019, Spring 2018
  • Calculus I, MTH 161 (classes of about 40 students) Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
  • Precalculus Mathematics II, MTH 108 (two classes of about 40 students) Fall 2020
  • Recitations led at the Czech Technical University in Prague
  • Foundations of Mathematical Analysis (class of about 40 students) Fall 2017

Contact Information

Marta's CV (PDF)

i Research Area
Geometric Combinatorics
i Email
pavelka at math dot miami dot edu
i LinkedIn
i Office
University of Miami, Department of Mathematics, Ungar 429
i Meetup
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