William D. Butske

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Dr. William Butske specializes in algebraic geometry and number theory. His research interests include endomorphism rings of Jacobians and Galois representations. Dr. Butske has helped organize the Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, which spotlights and celebrates the work of undergraduate mathematicians, and assisted the department in hosting the annual Rose-Hulman High School Mathematics Competition.

Teaching Interests

  • Algebraic geometry
  • Number theory

Research Interests

  • Endomorphism rings of Jacobians
  • Galois representations

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Purdue University, 2005
  • MSc, Wayne State University, 1997
  • BSc, Wayne State University, 1996