Angel V. Kumchev, Ph.D.

Professor & Applied Mathematics Laboratory Director

Dr. Angel V. Kumchev

Contact Information

7800 York Road, Room 323


Ph.D., Mathematics
University of South Carolina
B.S. & M.S., Mathematics
Plovdiv University

Areas of Expertise

Analytic Number Theory


Dr. Angel V. Kumchev, a native of Bulgaria, received an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Plovdiv University (Bulgaria) and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina. He joined Towson University in the Fall of 2005, after holding postdoctoral positions at the University of Toronto (Canada) and the University of Texas at Austin. His research is in analytic number theory, which has fascinated him since his undergraduate years. He has published more than 30 articles in research journals and given talks at multiple conferences, professional meetings, seminars, and colloquia.

Recent Publications

  • On sums of powers of almost equal primes (with H. Liu), Journal of Number Theory 176 (2017), 344-364.
  • The strong symmetric genus spectrum of abelian groups (with C. May and J. Zimmerman), Archiv der Mathematik (Basel) 108 (2017), 341-350.
  • On the Waring-Goldbach problem for seventh and higher powers (with T. Wooley), Monatshefte fur Mathematik 183 (2017), 303-310.
  • On the Waring-Goldbach problem for eighth and higher powers (with T. Wooley), Journal of the London Mathematical Society 93 (2016), 811-824.
  • Sums of four squares of primes (with L. Zhao), Mathematika 62 (2016), 348-361.