Ross Stokke

Ross Stokke Title: Professor, Mathematics
Office: 6L06
Building: Lockhart Hall
Phone: 204.786.9375
Email: r.stokke@uwinnipeg.ca

Degrees:
PhD in Mathematics, University of Alberta
MSc in Mathematics, University of Manitoba
BSc (Honours) in Mathematics, University of Manitoba

Biography:
Ross grew up in Winnipeg, and obtained his degrees from the University of Manitoba and the University of Alberta. 

Research Interests:

Ross Stokke's research is in the areas of abstract harmonic analysis and functional analysis. More specifically, he studies locally compact groups, their unitary representations, and a variety of associated Banach algebras.

Dr. Stokke currently holds an NSERC Discovery Grant, which allows him to support students in research positions. Contact him to learn about research opportunities.

Publications:

Selected recent publications:

  • R. Stokke, Completely contractive homomomorphisms of Fourier–Stieltjes algebras, preprint 2019, (34 pages).
  • R. Stokke, Fourier spaces and completely isometric representations of Arens product algebras, Canadian Journal of Mathematics, 71 (2019), no. 3, 717-747.
  • S. Camungol, M. Morison, S. Nicol and R. Stokke, On the preservation of properties by piecewise affine maps of locally compact groups, Involve, 12 (2019), no. 3, 491-502.
  • Y. Choi, E. Samei and R. Stokke, Extension of derivations, and Connes-Amenability of the enveloping dual Banach algebra, Mathematica Scandinavica, 117 (2015), no. 2, 258-303.
  • R. Stokke, Amenability and modules for Arens product algebras, Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, 66 (2015), no. 1, 295-321. 
  • N. Spronk and R. Stokke, Matrix coefficients of unitary representations and associated compactifications, Indiana University Mathematics Journal, 62 (2013), no.1, 99-148. 
  • R. Stokke, Contractive homomorphisms of measure algebras and Fourier–Stieltjes algebras, Studia Mathematica, 209 (2012), no. 2, 135-150. 
  • R. Stokke, Homomorphisms of convolution algebras, Journal of Functional Analysis, 261 (2011), no. 12, 3665-3695.