Summary: Milnor K-theory and zero-cycles on algebraic varieties
A.B., Harvard University, 1995
S.M., Harvard University, 1995
Sc.M., Brown University, 1997
Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for
the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
in the Department of Mathematics at Brown University
c Copyright 2000 by Reza Akhtar
Reza Akhtar was born on January 4, 1973, in Vancouver, Canada. He received an A.B.
degree magna cum laude in Mathematics and an S.M. degree in Applied Mathematics
from Harvard University in 1995. He came to Brown University in the Fall of 1995, and
received an Sc.M. degree in Mathematics in 1997. While at Brown, he has been supported
by various fellowships and assistantships, including postgraduate scholarships from the
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. He is a member of Phi
Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi.