Ela Celikbas 

Research Assistant Professor

Department of  Mathematics

E-mail: ela.celikbas @math.wvu.edu

Office:   Armstrong Hall 409D  Office Phone:  (304) 293 7069               



I am currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at West Virginia University. My research area is Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory. 

I received my Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Prior to West Virginia University, I was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Connecticut and University of Missouri. 




WVU Algebra Seminar & Colloquium Schedule

  • Upcoming Seminar/colloquium schedule for Spring 2019
    • Kazuma Shimomoto - Monday, February 18,  5pm-6pm,  ARM 315
      • Title: What is perfectoid commutative ring theory? 
      • Abstract: Click here.
    • Algebra Reading Seminar, Wednesdays, ARM 207, 5pm-6pm
    • Algebraic Geometry Reading Seminar 
      • Thursdays, ARM 313, 5pm-6pm

        Click here for WVU Algebra Seminar & Colloquium Page

Courses - Spring 2019

I will be teaching two courses, Math 442 - Advanced Algebraic Structures and Math 641 - Modern Algebra 2, in Spring 2019. The course information and materials will be posted on eCampus. 


Morgantown Algebra Days - April 13-14, 2019

Morgantown Algebra Days is a Commutative Algebra conference which will be held on April 13-14, 2019 at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.  

Information about this conference can be found on the conference page: 


 You can register now!

Upcoming Conferences


Upcoming Talks 

AMS Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Mar 15-17, 2019. 



(304) 293 7069

Armstrong Hall 409D