Tyler J. Jarvis
Professor Tyler J. Jarvis has been on the faculty at BYU since 1996 and is a former chair of the Department of Mathematics at BYU. He is a codirector of the National Science Foundation–supported BYU Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and is vice president of the board of directors of the Utah-Idaho Council on Problem Gambling.
He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BYU and master’s and doctoral degrees from Princeton University. In 1995 he received a National Science Foundation CAREER award.
Professor Jarvis’s research interests include algebraic geometry and symmetry—especially symmetries arising in the geometry of high-energy physics.
He enjoys playing racquetball with his students and faculty colleagues and building everything from robots to ziplines with his wife, five daughters, two sons, and anyone else who might be interested.