Professor of Mathematics
Geometric topology and gauge theory.
Many of the deepest mysteries in topology concern spaces of dimension 3 and 4, which are just at the edge of our ability to visualize. My work uses tools of differential geometry and analysis, some of it inspired by physics, to study these spaces.
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
Wesleyan University, M.A.
Wesleyan University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Chercheur Invité du CNRS; University of Paris 7 (2011)
Slovenian Science Foundation Travel Grant (2010)
Visiting Scholar, Kyoto University (2010)
Slovenian Science Foundation Travel Grant (2006)
Visiting Member, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (2001)
Chercheur Invite, University of Paris, Orsay (2000 - 2001)
Grant from Centre National de Recherche Scientifiques (France) (2000 - 2001)
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (Great Britain) (1994 - 1995)
Sloan Foundation Fellowship (1991 - 1992)
National Science Foundation Fellowship (1988 - 1990)
Rice Prize in Mathematics (1977)
|MATH||20a||Techniques of Calculus: Calculus of Several Variables|
|MATH||22a||Linear Algebra and Intermediate Calculus, Part I|
|MATH||22b||Linear Algebra and Intermediate Calculus, Part II|
|MATH||23b||Introduction to Proofs|
|MATH||40a||Introduction to Real Analysis, Part I|
|MATH||221b||Topics in Topology|