Jacob Tsimerman

I am a mathematician currently at the University of Toronto as an associate professor. My research is primarily in Number Theory and surrounding topics.

Contact info

University of Toronto

Department of Mathematics

Email: jacobt at math dot toronto dot edu

Office: HU1001B, Department of Mathematics, 215 Huron Street, Toronto


Spring 2018, Number Theory - MAT382H1S

Algebraic Number Theory - MAT415H1S

Problem Solving Seminar - MAT495H1S


PDF logo arXiv logo Tame topology of arithmetic quotients and algebraicity of Hodge loci
Benjamin Bakker and Bruno Klingler
PDF logo arXiv logo o-minimal GAGA and a conjecture of Griffiths
Benjamin Bakker and Yohan Brunebarbe
PDF logo arXiv logo On the Frey-Mazur conjecture over low genus curves
Benjamin Bakker


PDF logo arXiv logo The Ax-Schanuel Conjecture for Variations of Hodge Structures
Benjamin Bakker
Inventiones mathematicae 217 (1), (2019) 77-94
PDF logo arXiv logo Ax-Schanuel for Shimura Varieties
Jonathan Pila and Ngaiming Mok
Annals of Mathematics, 189 (3), (2019) 945-978
PDF logo arXiv logo Cohen Lenstra Heuristics for Étale Group Schemes and Symplectic Pairings
Michael Lipnowski
Compositio Mathematica 155 (4), (2019) 758-775
PDF logo arXiv logo Constructing Elliptic Curves from Galois Representations
Andrew Snowden
Compositio Mathematica 154 (10), (2018) 2045-2054
PDF logo arXiv logo Unlikely intersections in finite characteristic
Ananth Shankar
Forum of Mathematics, Sigma 6 (2018)
PDF logo arXiv logo How large is Ag(Fq)?
Michael Lipnowski
Duke Mathematical Journal 167 (18), (2018) 3403-3453
PDF logo arXiv logo The geometric torsion conjecture for abelian varieties with real multiplication
Benjamin Bakker
Journal of Differential Geometry 109 (3), (2018) 379-409
PDF logo arXiv logo The Kodaira dimension of complex hyperbolic manifolds with cusps
Benjamin Bakker
Compositio Mathematica 154 (3), (2018) 549-564
PDF logo arXiv logo Equidistribution in Bun2(P1)
Vivek Shende
Duke Math. Journal. 166 (2017), no. 18
PDF logo arXiv logo Multiplicative relations among singular moduli
Jonathan Pila
Ann. Sc. Norm. Super. Pisa Cl. Sci. (5) 17 (2017), no. 4, 1357-1382
PDF logo arXiv logo p-torsion monodromy representations of elliptic curves over geometric function fields
Benjamin Bakker
Annals of Mathematics 184, No. 3 (2016), 709-744
PDF logo arXiv logo The André-Oort conjecture for Ag
Annals of Mathematics, 187 (2), (2015) 379-390
PDF logo arXiv logo Ax-Lindemann for Ag
Jonathan Pila
Annals of Mathematics 179, No. 2 (2014), 659-681
PDF logo arXiv logo Counting S5 quintic fields with a power saving error term
With Arul Shankar
Forum of Mathematics, Sigma 2 (2014)
PDF logo arXiv logo Ax-Schanuel for the j-function
Jonathan Pila
Duke Mathematical Journal 165 (13), (2016) 2587-2605
PDF logo arXiv logo The André-Oort conjecture for the moduli space of Abelian Surfaces
Jonathan Pila
Compositio Mathematica 149 (2013), Issue 02, 204-216
PDF logo arXiv logo Non-split Sums of Coefficients of GL(2)-Automorphic Forms
Nicholas Templier
Israel Journal of Mathematics 195 (2013),Issue 2 , 677-723
PDF logo arXiv logo The Existence of an Abelian Variety over the Algebraic Numbers isogenous to no Jacobian
Ann. of Math. 176 (2012), 637-650
PDF logo arXiv logo Brauer-Siegel for Arithmetic Tori and lower bounds for Galois orbits of special points
J. Amer. Math. Soc. 25 (2012), 1091-1117
PDF logo arXiv logo Local spectral equidistribution for Siegel modular forms and applications
Abishek Saha and Emmanuel Kowalski
Compositio Mathematica 148 (2012), Issue 2, 335-384
PDF logo arXiv logo A note on Fourier coefficients of Poincare series
Abishek Saha and Emmanuel Kowalski
Mathematika 57 (2011), Issue 1, 31-40
PDF logo arXiv logo Metaplectic Ramanujan conjecture over function fields with applications to quadratic forms
with Ali Altug

International Mathematics Research Notices (13), (2014) 3465-3558
PDF logo arXiv logo On the Davenport-Heilbronn theorems and second order terms
Manjul Bhargava and Arul Shankar
Inventiones mathematicae 193 (2013), Issue 2, 439-499
PDF logo arXiv logo Sum-product estimates for rational functions
with Boris Bukh
Proc. Lond. Math. Soc. 104 (2012),1-26
PDF logo arXiv logo An analysis of a war-like card game
with Boris Alexeev
American Mathematical Monthly 119 (2012), no. 9, 793-795
PDF logo arXiv logo Equations resolving a conjecture of Rado on partition regularity
with Boris Alexeev
Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A 117 (2010), no. 7, 1008-1010.
PDF logo On Linnik and Selbergs Conjecture about Sums of Kloosterman Sums
with Peter Sarnak
Manin Festschrift 157, Progress in Math., Birkhauser.


PDF logo A proof of Ax-Schanuel using o-minimality
Note, Sep 2013.
PDF logo A direct proof of Mulmuley's weak #P versus NC result
with Boris Alexeev
Note, Feb 2009.

Lecture Notes

Introduction to Etale Cohomology