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Mark J. Nielsen

Mark J. Nielsen

Associate Dean of College of Science and Professor


Mines 321


(208) 885-0293

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

  • B.S. (Mathematics), Brigham Young University, 1984
  • M.S. (Mathematics), Brigham Young University, 1985
  • Ph.D. (Mathematics), University of Washington, 1990

Discrete and combinatorial geometry. Problems of particular interest to me involve colorings of the plane, inscribing figures, and combinatorial questions about finite point configurations.


Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: (208) 885-6742

Fax: (208) 885-5843


Web: Department of Mathematics