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Ezra (Bud) Brown

Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
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Math Emporium

460 McBryde Hall, Virginia Tech
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061-1026

Bud Brown does research in number theory (mainly algebraic number theory, quadratic forms, and elliptic curves), combinatorics (mainly combinatorial designs), expository mathematics (two dozen articles on a variety of topics), and cryptography. 

He coedited a book with Arthur Benjamin called "Biscuits of Number Theory" published by the Mathematical Association of America in 2009, and his book "The Unity of Combinatorics", with the eminent  Richard Guy as coauthor, was pubished by the American Mathematical Society in 2020.

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Board of Visitors honors Ezra A. ‘Bud’ Brown of mathematics with emeritus status (Sept. 2017)

Dr. Bud Brown receives honors from the MAA (Sept. 2022)