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My current research interests lie within the field of convex and discrete geometry, particularly in the theory of valuations within Ehrhart theory. I am also interested in algebraic statistics; especially in the combinatorics of probabilistic models.
e-mail: laura.silverstein (at)






  • MATH 1401: Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint, Brooklyn College, Replacement Fall 2018.
  • HEOP-UE610: Precalculus, NYU Pre-Freshman Summer Opportunity Program, Summer 2013.
  • MA-UY 914: Precalculus for Engineers, NYU Polytechnic, Spring 2013.
  • MATH 141: Precalculus, San Diego State University, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011.

Teaching Assistant

  • 104.272: Discrete Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology, Winter 2014, Winter 2015.
  • Resource Center, NYU Polytechnic, Fall 2012, Winter Mini Session 2013.
  • MATH 252: Calculus III, San Diego State University, Fall 2009.

Invited Presentations

  • Joint Mathematics Meeting, AMS Special Session on Geometric and Topological Combinatorics, Ehrhart tensor polynomials,
    Baltmore, Maryland, January 2019
  • San Diego State University, Colloquium, An extension of Pick’s Theorem and Ehrhart theory,
    San Diego, California, November 2018
  • NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Colloquium, Tensor valuations and Ehrhart tensor polynomials,
    New York, New York, July 2017
  • INdAM: Analytic Aspects of Convexity, Valuations on lattice polytopes,
    Rome, Italy, October 2016
  • TU Berlin, Seminar der Arbeitsgruppen Diskrete Mathematik, Geometry and Discrete Geometry, Tensor valuations on lattice polytopes,
    Berlin, Germany, July 2016
  • Discrete Geometry Days, Tensor valuations on lattice polytopes,
    Budapest, Hungary, June 2016

Other Presentations

Research Stays

  • TU Berlin, Host: Martin Henk, April-June 2015, July 2016

Conferences and Workshops Attended