Mark Bauer

Associate Professor; Associate Head Teaching and Learning

Department of Mathematics and Statistics


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001


Willamette University, 1995

Contact information


Office: 403.210.8456


Office : MS558


  • MATH 327 - Number Theory
  • MATH 267 - University Calculus II

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Algebraic Number Theory
  • Computational Number heory
  • Diophantine equations
  • Function fields and their applications in cryptography


Conference proceedings

  • Bauer, Mark and Hamdy, Safuat. On Class Group Computations Using the Number Field Sieve 2894. 2003. 311-325.

Journal article

  • Bauer, Mark and Bennett, M.. "Squares from sums of fixed powers". Glasnik Matematicki (to appear), Print.
  • Bauer, Mark and Webster, J.. "Computations in cubic function fields of characteristic three". Contributions to Discrete Mathematics 8. (2013): 66-99. Print.
  • Bauer, Mark and Bennett, M.. "Prime Factors of Consecutive Integers". Mathematics of Computation 77. (2008): 2455-2459. Print.
  • Bauer, Mark, Jacobson, Michael, Lee, Yoonjin and Scheidler, Renate. "Construction of hyperelliptic function fields of high three-rank". Mathematics of Computation 77.261 (2008): 503-530. Print.
  • Bauer, Mark and Bennet, M.. "On A Question of Erdos and Graham". L’Enseignement Mathématique 53.3-4 (2007): 259-264. Print.
  • Bauer, Mark, Teske, Edlyn and Weng, Annegret. "Point counting on Picard curves in large characteristic.". Math. Comp. 74.252 (2005): 1983-2005. Print.
  • Bauer, Mark. "The arithmetic of certain cubic function fields". Mathematics of Computation 73.245 (2004): 387-413. Print.
  • Bauer, Mark and Bennett, Michael. "Applications of the hypergeometric method to the generalized Ramanujan-Nagell equation". Ramanujan Journal 6.2 (2002): 209-270. Print.