Harold G. Diamond

Professor Emeritus, Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801-2975

Office: 329 IlliniHall; (217) 333-8937; FAX: (217) 333-9576
e-mail: diamond"at"math.uiuc.edu

General Information

B.A. Cornell University, 1961. Ph.D. Stanford University, 1965.
UIUC faculty member since 1967, Emeritus since 2002.
Visiting Appointments: E.T.H. -- Zurich, Switzerland; Institute for Advanced Study; University of Nottingham, England; University of Paris at Orsay, France; University of Texas at Austin; University of Ulm, Germany.
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society


Analytic number theory, distribution of primes, arithmetic functions, sieve methods.
  • Selected Papers


    ANALYTIC NUMBER THEORY: An Introductory Course, by Paul T. Bateman and Harold G. Diamond, September, 2004. Corrected edition, October, 2008.
  • World Scientific Publishing Co.
  • Comments and Corrigenda
    A HIGHER DIMENSIONAL SIEVE METHOD by Harold G. Diamond and H. Halberstam 
    with Methods for Computing Sieve Functions by William F. Galway,
    October, 2008. 
  • Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics, no. 177.
  • Comments, Corrigenda, and Sieve Software
    BEURLING GENERALIZED NUMBERS by Harold G. Diamond and Wen-Bin Zhang
    (Cheung Man Ping), May, 2016. 
  • American Mathematical Society Mathematical Surveys and Monographs series
  • Comments and Corrigenda


  • Number Theory at Illinois: A Conference in Memory of the Batemans and Heini Halberstam, June 5-7, 2014
  • Illinois Number Theory Conference, May 21-22, 2010
  • Illinois Number Theory Celebration, March 25 - 26, 2009
  • Number Theory Fest, May 16 - 20, 2007
  • Number Theory Foundation Website
  • Putnam Exam & Problem Contests Information


    Academic Family Tree

  • Ph.D. Ancestors
  • 1st Generation Ph.D. Descendents