Professor of Mathematics and Statistics and Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

Jason Brown received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1987, and since 1994 he has been a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He has written more than 70 articles in applied and theoretical graph theory, with particular interest on the underlying combinatorics of network reliability. His research reaches into the realm of music, and his work in 2004 that used Fourier transforms to uncover how the Beatles played the opening chord of {\em A Hard Day's Night} garnered international media attention.


  • 1994–present
    Professor, Dalhousie University


  • 1987 
    University of Toronto, Ph.D. (Mathematics)
  • 1985 
    University of Toronto, M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • 1984 
    University of Calgary, B.Sc. (Mathematics)

Research Areas

  • Combinatorics And Discrete Mathematics (Excl. Physical Combinatorics) (010104)
  • Applied Discrete Mathematics (080202)
  • Musicology And Ethnomusicology (190409)