Associate Chair, BYU Mathematics Department, June 2015-present
Associate Professor, BYU Mathematics Department, September 2014-present
Assistant Professor, BYU Mathematics Department, January 2009-August 2014
Hedrick Assistant Professor/NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Mathematics Department, July 2006-December 2008
Ph.D. Mathematics, May 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Advisor: Ken Ono
M.S. Mathematics, August 2002, Brigham Young University. Advisor: David Clark
B.S. Mathematics with University Honors and Summa Cum Laude, December 2000, Brigham Young University.
A. Folsom and P. Jenkins, Zeros of modular forms of half integral weight, submitted for publication, arXiv:1602.00589v2 [math.NT].
N. Green and P. Jenkins, Integral traces of weak Maass forms of genus zero odd prime level, The Ramanujan Journal, to appear, arXiv:1370.2204v1 [math.NT].
P. Jenkins and K. Pratt, Coefficient bounds for level 2 cusp forms and modular functions, Acta Arithmetica 168 (2015), 341-367, arXiv:1408.1083v1 [math.NT].
P. Jenkins and DJ Thornton, Congruences for coefficients of modular functions, The Ramanujan Journal 38 (2015), no. 3, 619-628, arXiv:1404.0699v1 [math.NT].
P. Jenkins and K. Pratt, Interlacing of zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, Series B 1 (2014), 63-77, arXiv:1308.1123v1 [math.NT].
A. Haddock and P. Jenkins, Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of level 4, International Journal of Number Theory 10, no. 2 (2014), 455-470, doi: 10.1142/S1793042113501030, arXiv:1305.3896v1 [math.NT].
S. Garthwaite and P. Jenkins, Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of levels 2 and 3, Mathematical Research Letters 20, no. 4 (2013), 657-674, arXiv:1205.7050v2 [math.NT].
N. Andersen and P. Jenkins, Divisibility properties of coefficients of level p modular functions for genus zero primes, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 141 (2013), 41-53, arXiv:1106.1188v1 [math.NT].
D. Doud, P. Jenkins and J. Lopez, Two-divisibility of the coefficients of certain weakly holomorphic modular forms, The Ramanujan Journal 28 (2012), no. 1, 89-111, doi: 10.1007/s11139-011-9331-0, arXiv:1105.0684v2 [math.NT].
P. Jenkins and J. Rouse, Bounds for coefficients of cusp forms and extremal lattices, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society (2011) 43 (5), 927-938, doi: 10.1112/blms/bdr030, arXiv:1012.5991v2 [math.NT].
D. Doud and P. Jenkins, p-adic properties of coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, International Mathematics Research Notices (2010) 2010: 3184-3206; doi: 10.1093/imrn/rnp240, arXiv:0910.2997v1 [math.NT].
W. Duke and P. Jenkins, Integral traces of singular values of weak Maass forms, Algebra and Number Theory 2 (2008), no. 5, 573-593.
W. Duke and P. Jenkins, On the zeros and coefficients of certain weakly holomorphic modular forms, Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly 4 (2008), no. 4, 1327-1340.
P. Jenkins and K. Ono, Divisibility criteria for class numbers of imaginary quadratic fields, Acta Arithmetica 125 (2006), no. 3, 285-289.
P. Jenkins, Traces of singular moduli, modular forms, and Maass forms, Dissertation (Ph.D.), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006.
P. Jenkins, Kloosterman sums and traces of singular moduli, Journal of Number Theory 117 (2006), no. 2, 301-314.
J. Bruinier, P. Jenkins and K. Ono, Hilbert class polynomials and traces of singular moduli, Mathematische Annalen 334 (2006), no. 2, 373-393.
P. Jenkins, p-adic properties for traces of singular moduli, International Journal of Number Theory 1 (2005), no. 1, 103-107.
P. Jenkins, Odd perfect numbers have a prime factor exceeding 10^7, Mathematics of Computation 72 (2003), no. 243, 1549-1554.
P. Jenkins, Isolated inhomogeneous minima of binary quadratic forms, Thesis (M.S.), Brigham Young University, 2002.
P. Jenkins, Odd perfect numbers have a prime factor exceeding 10^7, Honors Thesis, Brigham Young University, 2000.
Zeros of modular forms of half integral weight, Special Session on Automorphic Forms, Combinatorics and Representation Theory, AMS Spring Western Sectional Meeting, University of Utah, April 9, 2016
Zeros of modular forms of half integral weight, 30th Automorphic Forms Workshop, Wake Forest University, March 7, 2016
Congruences for coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, University of Cologne Number Theory Seminar, April 7, 2015
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Cologne Young Researchers in Number Theory Program 2015, University of Cologne, Germany, March 31, 2015
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of half integral weight, 29th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of Michigan, March 2, 2015
Singular moduli and modular forms (minicourse with W. Duke), Building Bridges: 2nd EU/US Summer School on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of Bristol, July 2-3, 2014
Weakly holomorphic modular forms, Yale University SUMRY colloquium, June 12, 2014
Congruences for coefficients of modular functions, Special Session on Recent Developments in Number Theory, AMS Spring Central Sectional Meeting, Texas Tech University, April 12, 2014
Integrality properties of Zagier lifts of prime level, 27th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University College Dublin, Ireland, March 11, 2013
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of levels 2 and 3, Ramanujan 125, University of Florida, November 5, 2012
Zeros and coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Special Session on Harmonic Maass Forms and q-series, AMS Fall Western Sectional Meeting, University of Arizona, October 28, 2012
Zeros and coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Texas A&M University Number Theory Seminar, October 17, 2012
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of levels 2 and 3, 1st EU-US Conference on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, August 8, 2012
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms of level 2, 26th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of British Columbia, April 27, 2012
Bounds for coefficients of cusp forms and extremal lattices, Special Session on Modular Forms, Elliptic Curves, and Related Topics, AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting, Wake Forest University, September 24, 2011
Cryptography, Bucknell University Mathematics Department Student Colloquium, April 28, 2011
Weakly holomorphic modular forms, Bucknell University Mathematics Department Distinguished Visiting Professor, April 25, 2011
Bounds for coefficients of cusp forms and extremal lattices, 25th Automorphic Forms Workshop, Oregon State University, March 26, 2011
Bounds for coefficients of cusp forms and extremal lattices, Conference on Modular Forms and Mock Modular Forms and their Applications in Arithmetic, Geometry, and Physics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, March 18, 2011
Weakly holomorphic modular forms, Wake Forest University, Department of Mathematics Colloquium, October 28, 2010
Coefficient congruences for weakly holomorphic modular forms of integral weight, Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, AMS Fall Western Section Meeting, UCLA, October 9, 2010
Congruences for coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Number Theory Seminar, April 29, 2010
Congruences for coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, University of Wisconsin-Madison Number Theory Seminar, April 27, 2010
p-adic properties of coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, 24th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of Hawaii, March 23, 2010
Coefficient congruences for certain weakly holomorphic modular forms, Mock theta functions and applications in combinatorics, algebraic geometry, and mathematical physics, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany, May 26, 2009
What is cryptography?, 2009 CURM Conference and MAA Intermountain Section Meeting, Brigham Young University, March 20, 2009
Coefficients and lifts of modular forms on Gamma_0(3), 23rd Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, Bucknell University, March 13, 2009
On singular values of Maass forms, Special Session on Automorphic and Modular Forms in Number Theory, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington DC, January 6, 2009
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Western Number Theory Conference, Colorado State University, December 16, 2008
Singular values of weak Maass forms, Hawaii workshop on the arithmetic of modular forms, University of Hawaii, May 21, 2008
Integral traces of singular values of Maass forms, 22nd Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, Texas A&M University, March 10, 2008
Integral traces of singular values of Maass forms, University of
Wisconsin-Madison Number Theory Seminar, February 14, 2008
Integral traces of singular values of Maass forms, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Number Theory Seminar, February 12, 2008
Traces of singular values of Maass forms, Special Session on Modular Forms and Modularity, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, California, January 7, 2008
Coefficients and zeros of certain weakly holomorphic modular forms, Illinois Number Theory Fest, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 19, 2007
Properties of certain weakly holomorphic modular forms, Special Session on Number Theory in the Southwest, AMS Spring Western Section Meeting, University of Arizona, April 21, 2007
Coefficients and zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Claremont Mathematics Colloquium, Claremont Colleges, April 11, 2007
Zeros of certain weakly holomorphic modular forms, 21st Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of California at Santa Barbara, March 27, 2007
Zeros of weakly holomorphic modular forms, Special Session on Analytic Number Theory and Modular Forms, AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting, University of Arkansas, November 4, 2006
Borcherds products, Zagier duality, and traces of singular moduli, Brigham Young University Mathematics Department Colloquium, February 9, 2006
Maass-Poincare' series and p-divisibility of traces of singular moduli, Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, January 13, 2006
p-adic properties of traces of singular moduli, Intersection of Arithmetic Cycles and Automorphic Forms, CRM, Montreal, December 14, 2005
Maass-Poincare' series and p-divisibility of traces of singular moduli, Texas A&M University Number Theory Seminar, November 30, 2005
Borcherds products and p-adic properties of singular moduli, Brigham Young University Mathematics Department, July 28, 2005
Borcherds products and p-adic properties of singular moduli, ArithmeTexas, Texas A&M University, April 2, 2005
Recent work on traces of singular moduli, 19th Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of North Texas, March 17, 2005
Kloosterman sums and traces of singular moduli, Additive Number Theory Conference, University of Florida, November 20, 2004
Zagier's generating functions for traces of singular moduli, Arakelov Theory and Modular Forms, NSF FRG Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 19, 2004
Asymptotics of traces of singular moduli, Canadian Number Theory Association VIII, University of Toronto, June 22, 2004
Asymptotics of traces of singular moduli, Illinois Number Theory Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 21, 2004
Asymptotics of traces of singular moduli, 18th Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of California at Santa Barbara, March 23, 2004
Cryptography, Salem Hills High School, December 14, 2015
Cryptography, Alpine School District/PCMI Summer Math Program, July 9, 2015
Cryptography (with Darrin Doud), Toyota-BYU Applied Math Initiative, June 9, 2015
Cryptography, Bingham High School, May 18, 2015
Cryptography, Bingham High School, May 20, 2014
Weakly holomorphic modular forms, BYU Topics in Advanced Mathematics Seminar, April 11, 2013
Cryptography, BYU High School Mathematics Banquet, November 10, 2011
Bounds for coefficients of cusp forms and extremal lattices, BYU Number Theory Seminar, November 1, 2011
Undergraduate mathematics research at BYU, BYU Seminar in Mathematics (Math 221), October 27, 2011
Cryptography, BYU middle school math camp, June 21, 2011
Cryptography, BYU Seminar in Mathematics (Math 221), September 16, 2010
Cryptography, BYU REU, July 22, 2010
Cryptography, BYU High School Mathematics Banquet, November 5, 2009
p-adic properties of coefficients of weakly holomorphic modular forms, BYU Number Theory Seminar, October 13, 2009
Cryptography, BYU Seminar in Mathematics (Math 221), September 24, 2009
Cryptography, BYU REU, July 16, 2009
Weakly holomorphic modular forms, BYU Mathematics Department Colloquium, December 2, 2008
Integral traces of singular values of weak Maass forms, BYU Number Theory Seminar, October 14, 2008
Integral traces of singular values of Maass forms, UCLA Number Theory Seminar, March 31, 2008
Borcherds products, Zagier duality, and traces of singular moduli, UCLA Number Theory Seminar, January 22, 2007
Borcherds products and p-adic properties of singular moduli, University of Wisconsin-Madison Number Theory Seminar, March 10, 2005
Kloosterman sums and traces of singular moduli, University of Wisconsin-Madison Number Theory Seminar, November 4, 2004
Traces of singular moduli, University of Wisconsin-Madison Number Theory Seminar, December 4, 2003
Odd perfect numbers have a prime factor exceeding 10^7, University of Wisconsin-Madison Number Theory Seminar, September 19, 2002
Odd perfect numbers have a prime factor exceeding 10^7, Brigham Young University Number Theory Seminar, March 20, 2002
Odd perfect numbers have a prime factor exceeding 10^7, Brigham Young University Graduate Student Seminar, October 25, 2001
Hankun Ko, spring 2016-present
Daniel Adams, spring 2016-present
Kit Vander Wilt, spring 2016-present
DJ Thornton, fall 2014-present
Chris Hettinger, MS 2014, spring 2012-summer 2014
Nathan Green, MS 2013, fall 2011-summer 2013
Victoria Iba, spring 2016-present
Eric Moss, spring 2016-present
Merrill Warnick, spring 2016-present
Ryan Keck, fall 2015-present
Grant Molnar, fall 2014-present
Jackie Kunzelman, fall 2015
Benjamin Herrera, spring 2013-fall 2014
Kyle Pratt, spring 2012-summer 2014
DJ Thornton, spring 2012-summer 2014
Andrew Haddock, spring 2012-spring 2014
Adele Lopez, winter 2010-summer 2012 (with Darrin Doud)
Chris Hettinger, winter 2011-winter 2012 (with Darrin Doud)
Nathan Green, spring 2011-fall 2011
Mason Victors, fall 2010-summer 2011
Bradford Tuckfield, fall 2010-summer 2011
Chris Guzman, fall 2010-summer 2011
Nick Andersen, summer 2010-spring 2011 (with Darrin Doud)
Michael Griffin, fall 2009-winter 2011 (with Darrin Doud)
Jocelyn Peck, winter 2010-winter 2011 (with Darrin Doud)
Joseph Keller, summer 2009-summer 2010
Leo Teemant, summer 2009-summer 2010
Tim Krumwiede, summer 2009-summer 2010
Kevin Childers, winter 2010 (with Darrin Doud)
Jooyoun Lee, fall 2009 (with Darrin Doud)
PI, NSF grant DMS-1404066, Automorphic Forms Workshop 2014 (with David Cardon and Darrin Doud), Spring 2014, Moab, UT
Distinguished Citizenship Award, Brigham Young University Department of Mathematics, 2013
PI, NSA grant H98230-14-1-0113, Automorphic Forms Workshop 2014 (with David Cardon and Darrin Doud), Spring 2014, Moab, UT
Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians (#281876), Simons Foundation, 2013-2018
Co-PI, BYU ORCA Mentoring Environment Grant (with David Cardon, Darrin Doud, and Pace Nielsen), BYU Computational Number Theory Research Group, 2013-2014
Distinguished Mentoring Award, Brigham Young University Department of Mathematics, 2011
PI, BYU ORCA Mentoring Environment Grant (with David Cardon, Darrin Doud, and Pace Nielsen), BYU Computational Number Theory Research Group, 2011-2012
Project NExT Fellow, 2009-2010
Co-PI, NSF grant DMS-0910714, Graduate workshop on zeta functions, L-functions and their applications, Summer 2009, Orem, UT
Robert Sorgenfrey Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA Mathematics Department, 2008
National Science Foundation Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, DMS-0603271, 2006-2010
Excellence in Mathematical Research Award, May 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison (two awards given in department)
VIGRE Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002-2003, 2004-2005
Graduate Research Award, April 2001, Brigham Young University Department of Mathematics (two awards given in department)
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention, 2001
National Merit Scholarship, 1995-2000
Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews
Referee work:
AMS Spring Western Sectional Meeting, University of Utah, April 9, 2016
2016 Gainesville Number Theory Conference (Alladi60), March 17-20, 2016
30th Automorphic Forms Workshop, Wake Forest University, March 7-10, 2016
Automorphic Forms-Advances and Applications, CIRM, Marseille, France, May 25-29, 2015
Characters of Representations and Modular Forms, Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik, Bonn, Germany, March 23-27, 2015
29th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of Michigan, March 2-5, 2015
Building Bridges: 2nd EU/US Summer School and Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of Bristol, July 2-9, 2014
28th Automorphic Forms Workshop, Moab, Utah, May 12-16, 2014
Applications of Automorphic Forms in Number Theory and Combinatorics, Louisiana State University, April 13-15, 2014
AMS Spring Central Sectional meeting, Texas Tech University, April 12, 2014
Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, January 15-17, 2014
Automorphic Forms and L-functions, TU Darmstadt, Germany, March 17-19, 2013
27th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University College Dublin, March 11-14, 2013
Ramanujan 125, University of Florida, November 5-7, 2012
AMS Fall Western Sectional meeting, University of Arizona, October 27-28, 2012
1st EU-US Conference on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, July 30-August 10, 2012
26th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of British Columbia, April 26-29, 2012
Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, January 4-6, 2012
AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting, Wake Forest University, September 24-25, 2011
25th Automorphic Forms Workshop, Oregon State University, March 23-26, 2011
Conference on Modular Forms and Mock Modular Forms and their Applications in Arithmetic, Geometry, and Physics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, March 14-18, 2011
The Number Theory of Partitions, Emory University, January 21-23, 2011
Western Number Theory Conference, Utah Valley University, December 15-18, 2010
AMS Fall Western Section Meeting, UCLA, October 9-10, 2010
MAA Mathfest, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 4-7, 2010
Prospects in q-series and modular forms, University College Dublin, Ireland, July 14-16, 2010
24th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of Hawaii, March 22-26, 2010
Mock modular forms in combinatorics and arithmetic geometry, AIM, Palo Alto, March 8-12, 2010
Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, January 13-16, 2010
MAA Mathfest, Portland, Oregon, August 5-8, 2009
2009 Graduate Workshop on Zeta Functions, L-Functions and their Applications, Utah Valley University, June 1-4, 2009
Mock theta functions and applications in combinatorics, algebraic geometry, and mathematical physics, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany, May 25-29, 2009
2009 CURM Conference and MAA Intermountain Section Meeting, Brigham Young University, March 20, 2009
23rd Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, Bucknell University, March 10-13, 2009
Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington DC, January 5-8, 2009
Western Number Theory Conference, Colorado State University, December 15-18, 2008
Combinatory Analysis 2008: Partitions, q-series, and Applications, Penn State University, December 5-7, 2008
Southern California Number Theory Day, University of California, Irvine, October 25, 2008
Canadian Number Theory Association X, University of Waterloo, July 13-18, 2008
Hawaii workshop on the arithmetic of modular forms, University of Hawaii, May 21-24, 2008
Recent Developments in Number Theory: Selmer Groups, L-functions, and Galois Deformations, UCLA, March 24-29, 2008
22nd Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, Texas A&M University, March 10, 2008
Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, California, January 7-8, 2008
Illinois Number Theory Fest, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 16-20, 2007
Fields Medalists Symposium, UCLA, April 26, 2007
21st Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of California at Santa Barbara, March 24-27, 2007
SAGE Days 3, IPAM, Los Angeles, February 17-21, 2007
AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting, University of Arkansas, November 3-4, 2006
Southern California Number Theory Day, University of California, Irvine, October 14, 2006
Harvey Mudd College Mathematics Conference on Enumerative Combinatorics, October 6-7, 2006
Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, January 12-15, 2006
Intersection of Arithmetic Cycles and Automorphic Forms, CRM, Montreal, December 12-16, 2005
Borcherds products and p-adic properties of singular moduli, Midwest Number Theory Conference for Graduate Students III, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 5-6, 2005
Midwest Number Theory Day, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 4, 2005
Singular Moduli and Equidistribution, NSF FRG Conference, University of Maryland, October 7-9, 2005
Bretton Woods Workshop on Multiple Dirichlet Series, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, July 11-14, 2005
Gauss-Dirichlet Conference, Göttingen, Germany, June 20-24, 2005
ArithmeTexas, Texas A&M University, April 2-3, 2005
19th Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of North Texas, March 17-20, 2005
Kloosterman sums and traces of singular moduli, Midwest Number Theory Conference for Graduate Students and Recent PhDs II, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 5-6, 2005
Additive Number Theory Conference, University of Florida, November 17-20, 2004
Arakelov Theory and Modular Forms, NSF FRG Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 16-19, 2004
Canadian Number Theory Association VIII, University of Toronto, June 2004
Illinois Number Theory Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2004
18th Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, University of California at Santa Barbara, March 2004
Traces of singular moduli, Midwest Number Theory Conference for Graduate Students and Recent PhDs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2003
Isolated inhomogeneous minima of binary quadratic forms, Brigham Young University Spring Research Conference, March 16, 2002
Wasatch Topology Conference, Park City, UT, December 2001
MSRI Summer Graduate Program on Minimal Surfaces, Berkeley, CA, June-July 2001