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: M 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., WF 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., and by appointment


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


Fall, 2016
  • MAT 115-06 WEB (College Algebra)
  • MAT 115-06D WEB (College Algebra)
  • MAT 191-06 LEC (Calculus I), MWF 11:00-11:50, Petty Building 303
  • MAT 311-01 LEC (Introduction to Abstract Algebra), MWF 1:00-1:50, Petty Building 303

Research Interests

Group Theory, Mathematical Biology

Selected Recent Publications

  • I. Erovenko, J. Rychtář. The evolution of cooperation in 1-dimensional mobile populations, Far East Journal of Applied Mathematics 95(1), 63-88 (2016).
  • 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.

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.