This page was last updated in October 2014.
My curriculum vitae (updated November 2014) also contains a list of my papers and talks.

Research Papers

Expository Articles

random cubical complex step function approximation icosahedron
My Erdös number is 4:
me → Robert Ghrist → Aaron Abrams → Earl Canfield → Paul Erdös

Selected Presentations

  • Euler Integration and Applications: given in the Mathematics Colloquium at the University of Mary Washington in October 2014
  • Intrinsic Volumes of Random Cubical Complexes: an introduction to random cubical complexes and their intrinsic volumes, given at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications in April 2014 and at the Technion (in Haifa, Israel) in May 2014 links
  • Hadwiger and Lefschetz: Valuations on Simplical Maps: given in the Postdoc Seminar at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications in December 2013
  • Hadwiger Integration and Applications: a 50-minute explanation of valuations, intrinsic volumes, Hadwiger's theorem, and Hadwiger integrals given at The Ohio State University in November 2013 links
  • Mathematics of Juggling: a 50-minute talk given in the Math Postdoc Seminar at the University of Minnesota in September 2013; slides made in collaboration with John Chase links
  • Hadwiger Integration and Applications: a 25-minute talk given at the Applied Topology conference in Będlewo, Poland, in July 2013 links
  • Benefits of Collaborative Writing for Learning: a 15-minute talk given at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego, January 2013
  • Hadwiger Integration of Random Fields: a 50-minute talk given in the Geometry Seminar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in October 2012
  • Math Research: Patterns, Potatoes, and Problem Solving: a 50-minute talk given at Huntington University in September 2012
  • Euler Integration and Applications: a 50-minute talk given for the Purdue University Math Club in April 2012

Poster

mathematics of juggling Hadwiger integral