Richard A. Hollister


Richard Hollister, PhD.

Richard A. Hollister


Richard A. Hollister


Visiting Assistant Professor
Virtual office hours: MWF 2:00 - 3:00 pm via Discord

Research Interests

Linear algebra, matrix analysis, matrix theory, eigenvalue problems, inverse problems, numerical analysis, polynomial matrices, rational matrices.

Contact Information

326 Mathematics Building

UB North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14260-2900

Phone: (716) 645-

Fax: (716) 645-5039


  • B.A. in Mathematics, Western Michigan University (2013)
  • M.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Western Michigan University (2015)
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Western Michigan University (2020)

Research Summary

My current research interest is in the area of nonlinear eigenvalue problems and their applications. Inverse eigenvalues problems and matrix factorizations in applications as well as in theory, general matrix theory.

Selected Publications

"Van Dooren's Index Sum Theorem and Rational Matrices with Prescribed Structural Data", SIAM J. Matrix Anal. Appl., 40(2), 720-738.