Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Igor Erovenko, Associate Professor


Office: Petty 106
Email address:
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Starting year at UNCG: 2002
Office hours: T 12:30-2:00; R 3:30-4:30


Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Virginia (2002)


Fall, 2013
  • MAT 591-01 LEC (Advanced Abstract Algebra), MWF 11:00-11:50, Petty Building 313
Winter, 2014
  • MAT 112-81D WEB (Contemporary Topics in Mathematics)
Spring, 2014
  • MAT 311-01 LEC (Introduction to Abstract Algebra), TR 2:00-3:15, Sullivan Science Building 217
  • MAT 592-01 LEC (Advanced Abstract Algebra), TR 11:00-12:15, Petty Building 007
Summer Session 2, 2014
  • MAT 112-11D WTX (Contemporary Topics in Mathematics)

Research Interests

Group Theory

Selected Recent Publications

  • Erovenko, Igor V. ; Sury, B. Commutativity degrees of wreath products of finite abelian groups. Bull. Aust. Math. Soc. 77 (2008), no. 1, 31--36.
  • Erovenko, Igor V. ; Rapinchuk, Andrei S. Bounded generation of $S$-arithmetic subgroups of isotropic orthogonal groups over number fields. J. Number Theory 119 (2006), no. 1, 28--48.
  • Erovenko, Igor V. $\mathrm{SL}_n(F[x])$ is not boundedly generated by elementary matrices: explicit proof. Electron. J. Linear Algebra 11 (2004), 162--167 (electronic).
  • Erovenko, Igor V. On bounded cohomology of amalgamated products of groups. Int. J. Math. Math. Sci. 2004, no. 37-40, 2103--2121.
  • Erovenko, Igor V. ; Rapinchuk, Andrei S. Bounded generation of some $S$-arithmetic orthogonal groups. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris Sér. I Math. 333 (2001), no. 5, 395--398.

Brief Bio

Dr. Erovenko earned a Ph.D. in 2002 from the University of Virginia, and he joined the UNCG faculty in 2002. He currently serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies. His research studies combinatorial properties of linear groups and bounded generation of S-arithmetic groups.