VITA 3/16/05
DANIEL HENRY GOTTLIEB
EDUCATION
B.S. University of California, LA 1959
M.S. University of California, LA 1961
Ph.D. University of California, LA 1962
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Instructor University of Illinois 1962-64
Mathematician Institute for Defense Analysis 1964-67
Associate Professor Purdue University 1967-74
Visiting Professor Cambridge University 1973-74
Professor Purdue University 1974-
Visiting Professor Tel Aviv University 1974
Visiting Professor University of California, LA 1980
Visiting Professor Bonn, Sonderforschungsbereich 1981
Visiting Professor I.H.E.S. 1987-88
Visiting Professor University of California at Berkeley 1994-95
Member Newton Institute, Cambridge November 1994
Member IPAM at UCLA, Los Angeles Fall 2001
Visiting Professor University of California at Los Angeles 2001-2002
Partial retirement UCLA in Spring
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND HONORS
AMS
MAA
NDEA Fellow 1959-62
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Algebraic topology
Topology
Robotics
Relativity and Mathematical Physics
History of Mathematics
VITA
Birthdate: December 7, 1937
Birthplace: Hollywood, California
Marital Status Married, Judith E. Schaper
Children: Alexander David, Jacob Samuel
Citizenship: USA
PUBLICATIONS
l. Homotopy and isotopy properties of topological spaces. Canadian J.
Math. 16 (1964), 561-571.
2. (with N. J. Rothman) Contractibility of certain semigroups. Bull.
Amer. Math. Soc. 70 (1964), 756-757.
3. A new invariant of homotopy type and some diverse applications.
Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 71 (1965), 517-518.
4. A certain subgroup of the fundamental group. Amer. J. Math. 87
(1965), 840-856.
5. A certain class of incidence matrices. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 17
(1966), 1233-1237.
6. On fibre spaces and the evaluation map. Annals of Math. 87 (1968),
42-55.
7. Covering transformations and universal fibrations. Ill. J. Math.
13 (1969), 432-438.
8. Evaluation subgroups of homotopy groups. Amer. J. Math. 91 (1969),
729-756).
9. Correction to my paper "On fibre spaces and the evaluation map,"
Annals of Math. 91 (1970), 640-642.
10. On the construction of G-spaces and applications to homogeneous
spaces. Cambridge Phil. Soc. 68 (1970), 321-327.
11. The evaluation map and homology. Mich. Math. J. 19 (1972), 189-197.
12. Applications of bundle map theory. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 171
(1972), 23-50.
13. Homology tangent bundles and universal bundles. Proc. Amer. Math.
Soc. 36 (1972), 246-252.
14. Witnesses, transgression, and the evaluation map. Indiana Math. J.
24 (1975), 825-836.
15. The total space of universal fibrations. Pacific J. Math. 46
(1973), 415-417.
16. (with J. C. Becker) Coverings of fibrations. Compositio
Mathematica 26 (1973), 119-128.
17. Fibre bundles and the Euler characteristic. J. Differential
Geometry 10 (1975), 39-48.
18. (with J. C. Becker) The transfer maps and fibre bundles. Topology
14 (1975), 1-12.
19. (with J. C. Becker) Applications of the evaluation map and
transfer map theorems. Math. Ann. 211 (1974), 277-288.
PUBLICATIONS (CONT.)
20. (with Andrew Casson) Fibrations with compact fibres. Amer. J.
Math. 99 (1977), 159-189.
21. (with J. C. Becker and Andrew Casson) The Lefschetz number and
fibre preserving maps. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 81 (1975), 425-427.
22. (with J. C. Becker) Transfer for fibrations and duality.
Compositio Mathematica 33 (1976), 107-133.
23. Fibre bundles with cross-sections and non-collapsing spectral
sequences. Ill. J. Math. 21 (1977), 176-177.
24. Fibering suspensions. Houston J. of Math. 4 (1978), 49-65.
25. Partial Transfers, Geometric Applications of Homotopy Theory I.
(1977) Lecture notes in Mathematics, #657, Springer Verlag, 255-266.
26. Lifting actions in fibrations. Ibid, pp. 217-254.
27. Poincare Duality and fibrations. Proceedings of the American
Mathematical Society 76 (1979), 148-150.
28. The Lefschetz number and Borsuk Ulam Theorems. Pac. Journal 103
(1982), 29-37.
29. Transfers, centers, and group cohomology. Proc. A.M.S. 40 (1983),
157-162.
30. (with K. B. Lee and M. Ozaydin) Compact group actions and maps
into K(Âº,1)-spaces. Trans. of A.M.S. 287 (1985), 419-429.
31. The trace of an action and the degree of a map. Trans. of A.M.S.
293 (1986), 381-410.
32. On realizing Nakaoka's coincidence point transfer as an S-map.
Illinois J. of Math. 30 (1986), 689-695.
33. Robots and fibre bundles. Bulletin de la Societe Mathematique de
Belgique, 38 (1988), 219-223.
34. Robots and Topology, Proceedings 1986 IEEE International Conference
on robotics and Automation, Volume 3, pp. 1689-1691.
35. Topology and the Robot Arm. Acta Applicandae Mathematicae 11
(1988), 117-121.
36. A de Moivre formula for fixed Point Theory, ATAS do 5âˆž Encontro
Brasiliero de Topologia. Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, S.P.
Brasil 31 (1988), 59-67.
37. A de Moivre like formula for fixed point theory. Proceedings of
the Fixed Point Theory Seminar at the 1986 International Congress of
Mathematicians, R.F. Brown (editor), Contemporary Mathematics, Vol. 72,
99-106, AMS Providence, Rhode Island.
38. On the index of pullback vector fields. Proc. of the 2nd Siegen
Topology Symposium, August 1987, Ulrich Koschorke (editor), Lecture Notes
of Mathematics, Vol. 1350, 167-170, Springer Verlag, New York City, NY.
PUBLICATIONS (CONT.)
39. Splitting off tori and the evaluation subgroup of the fundamental
group. Israel J. of Math., 66 (1988), 216-222.
40. Zeroes of pullback vector fields and fixed point theory for bodies.
Algebraic Topology, Proc. of Intl. Conf. March 21-24, 1988, Contemporary
Mathematics, 96, 163-180.
41. (with Giora Dula) Splitting off H-spaces and Conner-Raymond
Splitting Theorem. J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo, Sec IA, 37 (1990), 321-334.
42. (with J.C. Becker) Vector fields and transfers. Manuscripta
Mathematica, 72 (1991), 111-130.
43. Lectures on Vector Fields and the Unity of Mathematics.
Proceedings of the Topology and Geometry Research Center, ed. Jin Suk Pak
and Chan-Young, 3 (1993), 87-114.
44. (with Murad Ozaydin) Intersection Numbers, Transfers, and Group
Actions. Topology and its Applications, 55 (1994), 87-100.
45. (with Murad Ozaydin) Group Actions and the Singular Set. Topology
and its Applications, 52 (1993), 51-59.
46. Vector Fields and Classical Theorems of Topology. Rendiconti del
Seminario Matematico e Fisico, Milano, 60 (1990), 193-203.
47. (with Geetha Samaranayake) The Index of Discontinuous Vector
Fields. New York Journal of Mathematics, 1 (1994-95), 130-148.
48. A Gravitational Lens Need Not Produce an Odd Number of Images. J.
Mathematical Physics, 35 (1994), 5507-5510.
49. The Odd Image Theorem, Proceedings of the 7th Marcel Grossman
Relativity Conference on Relativity, Stanford, July 1994, Part B; ed. R. T.
Jantzen and G. Mac Keiser: World Scientific, New Jersey; 1141-1143.
50. All the Way with Gauss-Bonnet and the Sociology of Mathematics.
American Mathematical Monthly, 103 (1996), 457-469.
51. Skew Symmetric Bundle Maps. Contemporary Mathematics, 220 (1998),
117-141.
52. (with James C. Becker) Spaces of Local Vector Fields. Proceedings
of the Vassar Conference Honoring Stasheff's 60th birthday, January 20,
1997, Comtemporary Mathematics, 227 (1999), 21-28.
53. (with James C. Becker) A History of Duality in Algebraic Topology.
Chapter 25 of History of Topology, I. M. James, ed., Elsevier, Amsterdam,
1999, 725-745.
54. Becker-Gottlieb Transfer, Encyclopedia of Mathematics suppliment,
Volume I, Ed. in chief M. Hasewinkel, Kluwer Acad. Publishers, (1997),
89-90.
55. Book review of "Poincare and the Three Body Problem" by June
Barrow-Green. The American Mathematical Monthly, 106 (1999), 977-980.
PUBLICATIONS (CONT.)
56. The Sullivan conjecture. Encyclopedia of Mathematics Supp.,
vol.-2., Ed. in chief M. Hasewinkel, Kluwer Acad. Publishers, (2000),
440-441.
57. Topology and the Non-existence of Magnetic Monopoles, CUBO
Matematica Educacional, Vol. 2 (May 2000), 101-121.
58. Fields of Lorentz transformations on Space-Time. Fixed Point
Conference, Sao Paulo (1999), Topology and its Applications, 116, (2001),
102-122.
59. Eigenbundles, Quaternions, and Berry's Phase.
Preprint: math.AT/0304281
60. Transfers and Periodic Orbits of Homeomorphisms.Preprint math-AT 0408403
61. Maxwell's Equations, Preprint:arXiv math-ph 040100162.
62.(with Chen-Farng Benjamin) Fixed point indices and manifolds with
collars (to appear in Fixed Point Theory and Applications)
INVITED ADDRESSES
1. July 1973. University of California at Santa Barbara, Topology
Conference. The transfer for fibre bundles.
2. October 1973. Cambridge University, Topology Seminar, The transfer
and the evaluation map.
3. October 1973. Oxford University, Topology Seminar. The transfer
for fibre bundles.
4. March 1974. University of Manchester, Colloquium. The transfer
for fibrations for homotopy theorists.
5. March 1974. University of Warwick, Colloquium. The fibration
transfer for differential topologists.
6. March 1974. University of Paris (Orsay), Larry Siebenmann's
Seminar. The transfer for fibrations.
7. June, 1974. Tel Aviv University, Israel Mathematical Union. An
application of topology to group theory.
8. August 1974. University of British Columbia, J. F. Adams Topology
Seminar at the International Congress of Mathematicians. The transfer for
group theory.
9. March 1975. Rutgers University, Colloquium. Transfers and group
theory.
10. March 1975. Rutgers University, Topology Seminar. Transfers and
transgressons.
11. August 1975. Second Annual Topology Mini-Conference, Ohio State
University. On the Wang exact sequence.
12. May 1, 1976. Midwest Topology Seminar. Applications of the Wang
exact sequence.
13. February 1976. Indiana Topology Seminar. Fibering suspensions.
14. September 1976. Indiana Topology Seminar. Lifting group actions.
15. March 1977. Rutgers Topology Seminar. Lifting group actions.
16. April 1977. Northwestern Topology Conference. Partial transfers.
INVITED ADDRESSES (CONT.)
17. September 1977. Oberwolfach Fixed Point Conference.
Neilsen-Wecken theory and Cyclic homotopies.
18. February 1978. Topology Seminar Rutgers University. Lefschetz
numbers and the evaluation map.
19. February 1978. University of Mass. Colloquium. Lifting group
actions.
20. March 1978. Univ. of Illinois colloquium. Transfer and evaluation
maps in Topology.
21. April 1978. Notre Dame U. Colloquium. Transfer and evaluation
maps in Topology.
22. June, 1978. Canadian Summer School at Waterloo Univ. Lefshetz
numbers and free actions.
23. July 1978. Cambridge Univ. Topology Seminar. Borsuk Ulam type
theorems. Seminar. Borsuk Ulam type theorems.
24. October 1978. Florida State Topology Seminar. Borsuk Ulam type
theorems.
25. November 1978. Memorial University of Newfoundland Colloquium.
Lifting of group actions.
26. April 1980. University of Minnesota, Colloquium. The transfer and
algebraic topology.
27. October 8, 1980. U.C.L.A. Topology Seminar. Lefschetz numbers and
free actions.
28. October 21, 1980. Southern California Topology Seminar. The
transfer and coincidence numbers.
29. January 30, 1981. Bonn Topology Seminar. Fibering suspensions and
the evaluation map.
30. February 12, 1981. Gottingen Colloquium. Transfers and the
Borsuk-Ulam theorem.
31. April 30, 1981. Bonn University Oberseminar. The transfer
homomorphism and the evaluation map.
32. May 6, 1981. Swiss Topology Conference. Lusanne. The Umkehr map
and fibrations.
33. June 4, 1981. Topology Seminar of Heidelberg. The Umkehr map and
fibrations.
34. May 1982. Midwest Topology Seminar. Notre Dame. An improvement
of the transfer for fibre bundles.
35. June 1982. Rational Homotopy Conference. Marseille, France.
Localizing transfers.
INVITED ADDRESSES (CONT.)
36. May 28, 1983. Topology Seminar. Peking University. The trace of
an action and the degree of a map.
37. May 28, 1983. Peking Univeristy Colloquium. Report on M.
Freedman's work on 4-dimensional manifolds.
38. June 24, 1983. Topology Seminar. Osaka City Univeristy. The
trace of an action and the degree of a map.
39. June 25, 1983. Colloquium. Osaka University. The trace of an
action and the degree of a map.
40. June 27, 1983. Colloquium. Kyoto University. The trace of an
action and the degree of a map.
41. January 1984. U.C.L.A. Topology Seminar. The trace of an action
and the degree of a map.
42. April 1984. I.U.P.U.I. Colloquium. The trace of an action and the
degree of a map.
43. May 1984. Workshop on Group Actions. Princeton University. The
trace of an action and the degree of a map.
44. May 1984. Boston Topology Seminar M.I.T. The trace of an action
and the degree of a map.
45. May 1984. Topology Seminar (2 lectures). Pontifica Universidade
Catolica de Rio de Janiero. The trace of an action and the degree of a map.
46. June 1984. Topology Seminar. Sâ€žo Paulo University. The Trace of
an action and the degree of a map.
47. July 1984. AMS Conference at Bowdoin, Maine on Group Cohomology.
The transfer and Group Cohomology.
48. July 1984. Conference on Homotopy Theory. Minnesota Math.
Institute. The trace of an action and the degree of a map.
49. October 3-4, 1984. J. Clarence Karcher Lecturer, University of
Oklahoma. Trace of an action, and In search of the best transfer.
50. April 1985. Topology Seminar, University of Wisconsin. Robots and
fibre bundles.
51. June 1985. Singapore Topology Conference. Robots and fibre bundles.
52. October 25, 1985. Colloquium, Cleveland State University. Robots
and fibre bundles.
53. March 10, 1986. Colloquium, University of Vermont. Topology and
applied mathematics.
INVITED ADDRESSES (CONT.)
54. April 10, 1986. I.E.E.E. Robotics Convention, San Francisco.
Topology and Robots.
55. June 2, 1986. Colloquium, University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos.
Degree of a map.
56. June 18, 1986. Colloquium, University of Sao Paulo. Robots and
Topology.
57. July 7, 1986. Inaugural Address, 5th Brazilian topology
Conference, Sao Carlos, Brazil. A De Moivre formula for fixed point theory.
58. July 17, 1986. Colloquium, Campenas University. Robots and topology.
59. July 27, 1986. Colloquium, University Federal de Sao Carlos. On
the index formula.
60. August 5, 1986. Fixed Point Session at the International Congress
of Mathematicians. A de Moivre's formula for fixed point theory.
61. January, 1987. Robots and Topology, hour address AMS-MAA meeting
at San Antonio.
62. June 3, 1987. Topology Seminar UCLA. A fixed formula.
63. July 27, 1987. Siegen Topology Conference. Vector field indicies,
coincidence numbers, and normal maps.
64. October 19, 1987. Oxford Topology Seminar. Vector fields.
65. October 22, 1987. Warwick Colloquium. Vector fields.
66. October 23, 1987. University of Wales Colloquium. Topology and
robots.
67. October 26, 1987. University of Liverpool Colloquium. Vector fields.
68. October 27, 1987. University of Manchester Topology Seminar.
Vector fields.
69. October 28, 1987. London Topology Seminar. Vector fields.
70. October 30, 1987. Cambridge Topology Seminar. Vector fields.
71. November 10, 1987. Paris Topology Seminar. Vector fields.
72. November 19, 1987. University of Nantes Colloquium. Vector fields
and fixed points for bodies.
73. December 10, 1987. Heidelberg Topology Seminar. Vector fields.
74. December 11, 1987. Heidelberg Colloquium. Topology and robots.
75. January 15, 1988. Lille Topology Seminar. Toral splittings and
the evaluation subgroup.
INVITED ADDRESSES (CONT.)
76. May 29, 1988. Scottish Topology Seminar. Vector fields.
77. November 19, 1988. Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware MAA Sectional
Meeting. Topology and robots.
78. February 15-17, 1989. Clarence J. Karcher Lecturer, Univ. of
Oklahoma, Vector field law I, II. Splitting Tori off of spaces.
79. October 28, 1989. Indiana MAA Sectional Meeting. Topology and Robots.
80. May 31, 1990. OberSeminar Heidelberg. The Law of Vector Fields
and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem.
81. July 6, 1990. Colloquium, University of Konstantz: The Law of
Vector Fields and the Gauss-Bonnet Theorem.
82. August 16, 1990. Hawaii Topology Conference. Miracles and the Law
of Vector Fields.
83. April 18, 1991. Ohio State University Topology Seminar. The Law
of Vector Fields.
84. May 30, 1991. University of Milano, Colloquium. Robots and Topology.
85. June 3 1991. University of Milano Topology Seminar. Intersection
Numbers, Transfers, and Group Actions.
86. June 3, 1991. University of Milano, Seminar. Discreteness and
Continuity: Vector Fields and Their Zeros.
87. June 14, 1991. Univerity of Trieste Colloquium. Topology and the
Robot Arm.
88. June 19, 1991. University of Napoli Seminar. Discreteness and
Continuity in Mathematics: Zeros of Vector Fields.
89. June 20, 1991. University of Salerno, Seminar. Topology and the
Robot Arm.
90. June 21, 1991. University of Roma, Seminar. Topology and the
Robot Arm.
91. June 26, 1991. University of Torino, Seminar. Topology and the
Robot Arm.
92. June 28, 1991. University of Milano, Special Conference Lecture.
Vector Fields and the Classical Theorems of Topology.
93. August 12, 1991. University of Oklahoma, J. Clarence Karcher
Lecture. Intersection Numbers, Transfers, and Group Actions.
94. March 4, 1992. UCLA, Topology Seminar. Topological Particles and
Radiation.
95. June 15, 1992. Korea University, Informal Seminar. Splitting of
Tori, 1hr 30 minutes.
INVITED ADDRESSES (CONT.)
96. June 16, 1992. Korea University, Informal Seminar. Vector Fields
and the Evaluation Subgroup.
97. June 17, 1992. KAISTR, Teajon, Colloquium. Robots and Topology.
98. June 18, 1992. Hannam University, Teajon, Colloquium. Vector
Fields and Topology.
99. June 19, 1992. Seoul National University, Seminar. Vector Fields
and Topology.
100. June 23, 1992. Seoul National University, Seminar. Classical
Invariants of Homotopy Theory.
101. June 24, 1992. Seoul National University, Seminar. Classical
Invariants of Algebraic Topology.
102. July 6, 7, 8, 1992. Kyungpook University, Teagu, Korean Topology
and Geometry Conference. Vector Fields and the Unity of Mathematics.
103. July 9, 1992. Keimyung University, Teagu, Colloquium. Robots and
Topology.
104. November 7, 1992. Midwest Relativity Conference, University of
Chicago. Topology and the Non-Existence of Magnetic Monopoles, 15 minutes.
105. July 8, 1994. Middle East Tech. Colloquium. Gauss-Bonnet: From
Thales till Today.
106. June 9, 1994. Topology and Geometry Conference. Lehigh
University, 40 minutes.
107. July 25, 1994. 7th Grossman Conference. Stanford University, 20
minutes.
108. November 23, 1994. Newton Institute Colloquium. Topology and
Topological Defects, 1 hour.
109. February 12, 1997. Geometry, Algebra, and Singularities Seminar.
Northeastern University. Skew-Symmetric Bundle Maps and Electromagnetism,
1 hour.
110. February 12, 1996 Topology Seminar. M.I.T. What Does the Index
of a Vector Field Classify?, 1 hour.
111. February 14, 1996. Basic Notions Seminar. Northeastern
University. All the Way with Gauss-Bonnet and the Sociology of
Mathematics, 1 hour.
112. May 14, 1996. Seoul National University. All the Way with
Gauss-Bonnet and the Sociology of Mathematics.
113. May 14, 1996. Seoul National University. Skew Symmetric Maps and
Electromagnetism.
114. May 15, 1996. Iwha Women's University. Skew Symmetric Maps and
Electro-Magnetism.
INVITED ADDRESSES (CONT.)
115. May 15, 1996. Yongsei University. Skew Symmetric Maps and
Electromagnetism.
116. May 16, 1996. Seo Gang University. The History of Mathematics
from the Topological Point of View.
117. May 17, 1996. Korea University. The History of Mathematics from
the Topological Point of View.
118. May 20, 1996. Pusan University. All the Way with Gauss-Bonnet and
the Sociology of Mathematics.
119. May 21, 1996. Inje University. All the Way with Gauss-Bonnet and
the Sociology of Mathematics.
120. May 21, 1996. KAIST in Teajon. On the Index of Vector Fields.
121. May 22, 1996. Chombok University. The History of Mathematics from
the Topological Point of View.
122. May 22, 1996. Chosan University. On the Index of Vector Fields.
123. May 24, 1996. Topology Conference, Korea University. On the Index
of Vector Fields, 1 hour.
124. June 14, 1996. Conference on Higher Homotopy Structures in
Topology and Mathematical Physics, Vassar. The Space of Local Vector
Fields, 20 minutes.
125. July 10, 1996. World Congress of Non-Linear Analysts. Athens,
Greece. The Degree of a General Map and an Application to Electrodynamics,
40 minutes.
126. October 29, 1998. Colloquium, Calvin College. Robots, Topology,
Mathematics.
127. April 9, 1999. Special Quantum Topology Seminar. Univ. of
Illinois, Chicago Circle. Exponentials in Physics and Eigenvalues of
Lorentz Transformations, 1 hour.
128. July 30, 1999. Fixed Point Conference. Univ. of Sao Paolo.
Applications of Topology, 1 hour.
129. October 18, 2000. Jewish Studies Lunch Series, Purdue.
Mathematics and the Jewish People, 40 minutes.
130. October 31, 2001. Colloquium. Univ. of Calif at Riverside.
Mathematics and Physics. 1 hour.
131. Robots and Quaternions (1 hour, first talk)
Conference on Topology and Robotics at ETH, Zurich
June 21 Ð29 2003
132. Transfers and JiangÕs Nielsen Theory for Periodic Points. ((20minutes)
Special Session for fixed points at AMS winter meeting, Phoenix, 2004
133. Eigenbundles, Quaternions, and BerryÕs Phase (1 hour)
International Conference on Homotopy Theory and Related Topics
Korea University, Seoul Korea, February 3, 2004
134. Transfers and Periodic orbits ala JaingÕs Neilsen Theory (1 hour)
International Conference on Homotopy Theory and Related Topics
Hannan University, Teajon, Korea, February 4, 2004
135. Fixed Points and Fibrations (50 minutes)
Fixed Point Theory Conference Memorial University of Newfoundland
July 1, 2004
136. Fixed Point Indices and Manifolds with Collars (45 minutes)
International Conference on Homotopy Theory and Related Topics
100 year anniversary for
Korea University, Seoul Korea, February 1 - 4, 2005
ACTIVITIES 1993
A) Meetings Attended:
Midwest Topology Seminar, 1/6/93, Chicago Circle
9th Pacific Coast Relativity Conference, 3/6/93, Santa Barbara
Midwest Topology Seminar, 5/17/93, Notre Dame
Caribbean Summer School for Mathematical Physics,
5/30-6/13/93, Guadeloupe
Georgia Topology Conference, 7/7-7/13/93, University of Georgia
Midwest Topology Seminar, 11/6/93, Purdue
A.M.S. Winter Meetings, 1/11-1/14/94, Cincinnati
ACTIVITIES 1993 (CONT.)
B) Outside Talks:
Gauss Bonnet from Thales til Today, Middle East Tech.,
Aukara, Turkey, 1 1/2 Hours
C) Department Service:
I designed a course on the History of Mathematics
D) Graduate Students:
Geetha Samaranayake
E) Editorial Work:
Refereed Papers and Journals
ACTIVITIES 1994
A) Meetings Attended:
AMS Winter Meetings, Cincinnati
Browder Conference, Princeton NJ, March
Lehigh Conference, June (40 minute talk)
7th Marcel Grossman Conference on Relativity, Stanford,
July ( 20 minute talk)
International Congress of Mathematicians, Zurich, August
Topological Defects, Newton Institute, Cambridge, November
Southern California Topology Conference, UCLA, Fall
B) Sabbatical at UC Berkeley in summer and fall
ACTIVITIES 1995
A) Meetings Attended:
AMS Winter Meetings, San Francisco, Janaury
Northern California Topology Conference, Stanford, February 7
Midwest Topology Seminar, Notre Dame, October 7
B) Sabbatical at UC Berkeley in spring and summer
ACTIVITIES 1996
A) Meetings Attended:
Univ. of Wisconsin meeting honoring Ed Fadell. April 12-14.
Symposium on topology and mathematical physics, Toronto,
Fields Institute, April 19- 22.
Topology meeting, Korea Univ., Seoul, Korea, May 24.
Higher Homotopy Structure in Topology and Mathematical
Physics. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. June 13 - June 15
World Congress of Non Linear Analysts, (40 minute talk).
Athens, Greece, July 9-11.
B) Department Service:
University Senator
Member of University Resources Committee
C) 17 Invited Addresses
D) Two papers written. Another published.
ACTIVITIES 1997
A) Meetings Attended:
AMS, San Diego, January 10.
Midwest Topology Seminar, Evanston, January 25.
Topology and physics, Evanston, March 24-30, except March 24.
Mathematics and History, Univ. of Chicago, May 9
B) Department Service:
Senate
Member of University Resources Committee
Special History reading course for 4 English exchange students
C) One paper and an encyclopedia article on the Becker-Gottlieb
Transfer , published.
3 papers accepted.
ACTIVITIES 1998
A) Meetings Attended:
AMS, Baltimore, January 6-10.
Midwest Topology Seminar, Evanston, January 24.
Midwest Topology Seminar, Chicago Circle, April 18.
Arhus Topology and Geometry Conference, August 9-14 (chair
of session).
International Congress of Math., Berlin, August 17-23
(chair of session).
CPT and Lorentz Invariance, Bloomington IN, November 7.
B) Department Service:
Senate
Member of University Resources Committee
Visited Calvin College and Hope College to advertise Purdue
Proposed Undergraduate Topology course (490T- 598T)
Improved knowledge of History of Math for possible course
C) Outside Talks:
Robots, Topology, Mathematics; Colloquium Calvin College,
October 29. 1 hour
D) Publications:
One paper published
One paper written
One book review
One encyclopedia article
ACTIVITIES 1999
A) Meetings Attended:
Midwest Topology Seminar, Madison, February 13.
Michael Barrett Conference, Evanston, April 11.
Mel Rothenberg Conference, Hyde Park, April 25.
Geometry and Physics, Santa Barbara, July 21-24.
Fixed Point Conference, Sâ€žo Paolo, July 26-30.
ACTIVITIES 1999 (CONT.)
B) Department Service:
Senate
Member of University Resources Committee
Coordinator of WeBWorK
Advanced Services Committee
C) Outside Talks
Univ. of Illinois, Chicago Circle, Special Quantum Topology
Seminar, 1 hour.
Sâ€žo Paolo University, Fixed Point Conference, July 30, 1 hour.
D) Publications:
Two papers published
Two papers accepted
One book review
ACTIVITIES 2000
A) Meetings Attended:
A.M.S. Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., Jan. 19-22.
Midwest Topology Seminar, Univ. of Chicago, Feb. 26.
Midwest Topology Seminar, Notre Dame, April 10-13.
Topology and Geometry Conference, Lehigh, April 10-14.
Millenium Conference, UCLA, August 6-12.
B) Department Service:
Advanced Services Committee
Ad Hoc Committee
Head Review Committee
Colloquium Chair
Student Cases Committee of SOS
C) Outside Talks:
Mathematics and the Jewish People, Oct. 18
D) Publications:
One encyclopedia article published
One paper published
One paper accepted
One paper written
ACTIVITIES 2001
A) Meetings Attended:
Workshop on Topology and Algebraic K-theory, IUPUI, Feb. 17, 19
Midwest Topology Seminar, U. of Illinois, Chicago, Feb. 24
Conference honoring Sam Gitler, Rochester, April 20-22.
IPAM workshops on Conformal Field Theory
Lake Arrowhead CFT Conference.
ACTIVITIES 2001 (CONT.)
B) Department Service:
Advance Services Committee
Colloquium Chair
Student Cases Committee of SOS
C) Outside Talks: Colloquium UC Riverside, Ocotober 31.
Two talks at IPAM
2 Seminars at UCLA
D) Publications
E) Sabbatical leave: IPAM, UCLA, Fall 2001
ACTIVITIES 2002
A) Meetings Attended:
American Math. Soc. Winter Meetings in San Diego
B) Outside Talks: 2 Seminars at UCLA
C) Publications
D) Sabbatical leave: UCLA, Spring 2002
PH.D. STUDENTS
George Lang (1970), Purdue
Ryuji Maehara (1972), Iowa State
Murad Ozaydin (1984), Purdue
Craig Johnson (1989), Purdue
Chen Benjamin (1990), Purdue
Malhab Keirouz (1991), Purdue
Geetha Samaranayake (1993), Purdue
COMMITTEES:
Undergraduate Committee 1975-77
Teacher Evaluation Committee 1975-76
Graduate Committee 1981-84
University Grievance Committee 1982-83
Colloquium Chairman 1983-84
Academic Senate 1983-86, 1996-1999
Undergraduate Services Committee 1985-86
University Resources Committee 1996-1999
Advanced Services Committee 1999-
Ad Hoc Subcommittee 2000
Head Review Committee 2000
MISCELLANEOUS:
Reviewer of Zentralblatt
Referee for numerous Journals
Referee for NSF and other granting organizations
History of Mathematics Course 1993