Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

Full-Time Faculty

Rovi, Carmen

Title/s:  Assistant Professor

Office #:  BVM 511

Phone: 773.508.3574


External Webpage: http://webpages.math.luc.edu/~crovi/


Dr. Rovi earned a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh where she worked with Prof. Andrew Ranicki, chair of algebraic surgery.   She also has an MFoCS from Oxford, an M.S. from UNED, Spain, and a B.Sc (Hons) from the Open University, UK.   She completed postdocs at Max Plank, IU Bloomington, and Heidelberg.  In addition to her mathematical background, she has a degree in piano performance, and was a music teacher and then the principal at a high school in Spain. Dr. Rovi joined Loyola as a faculty member in 2021.

Research Interests

Topology of high-dimensional manifolds, K- and L-theory, and 4-manifolds