I am a graduate student in mathematics at UCLA working under Burt Totaro. Here is my CV.

- esserl [at] math [dot] ucla [dot] edu

- Research Interests
- Algebraic Geometry
- Birational Geometry

- Publications
- Automorphisms of weighted projective space by Louis Esser (arXiv, pdf, with extra notes)
- Calabi-Yau varieties of large index, by Louis Esser, Burt Totaro, and Chengxi Wang (arXiv)
- Quotient singularities in the Grothendieck ring of varieties, by Louis Esser and Federico Scavia (arXiv)
- On explicit birational geometry for minimal n-folds of canonical dimension n-1, by Meng Chen, Louis Esser, and Chengxi Wang (arXiv)
- Varieties of general type with doubly exponential asymptotics, by
Louis Esser, Burt Totaro, and Chengxi Wang,
*Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.*, to appear. (arXiv) - Optimal sine and sawtooth inequalities, by Louis Esser, Terence Tao,
Burt Totaro, and Chengxi Wang,
*Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications*28 (2022) no. 2, Paper No. 14, 21pp. (arXiv) - Non-torsion Brauer groups in positive characteristic, by Louis
Esser,
*Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.*151 (2023), no. 2, 527-531. (arXiv, pdf, with extra notes)

- Teaching
- Fall 2018: Math 3A with Matthias Wink
- Winter 2019: Math 3B with Noah White
- Spring 2019: Math 3C with Asgar Jamneshan
- Summer 2019: Math 3C with Paige Greene
- Fall 2019: Math 3B with Paige Greene and Math 115A with Nicolle Gonzalez
- Winter 2020: Math 3A with Paige Greene and Math 115A with Noah White
- Spring 2020: Math 115A with Nadja Hempel
- Fall 2020: Math 31AL with Will Conley and Math 115A with Christy Hazel
- Winter 2021: Math 31AL with Paige Greene
- Spring 2021: Math 3C with Paige Greene
- Fall 2021: Math 1 with Paige Greene and Math 115A with Nicolle Gonzalez
- Winter 2022: Math 3B with Paige Greene
- Fall 2022: Math 495 with Will Conley

- Miscellaneous Projects
- The Geometry and Topology of Complex Matrix Spaces (see here)
- Random Kolam Generator (with Trisha Ramadoss)
- Early Calculus Supplement App (as a contributor; project by Nick Brady and Brett Schreiber)