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Curriculum Vita 2016

Colin C. Adams
Thomas T. Read Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Tel. : 413-597-3300

E-mail: Colin.Adams@williams.edu

I. Research: Low-dimensional topology, specifically knot theory
and hyperbolic 3-manifolds

II. Education:

Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Aug., 1983

Thesis: Hyperbolic Structures on Knot and Link Complements
Thesis Advisor: James W. Cannon

B.S. in mathematics, M.I.T., Jan., 1978

III. Positions:

Chair, Dept. of Mathematics, Williams College, July. 1997-July 2000

Dept. of Mathematics, Williams College, Sept. 1985-present

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Aug. 1996-Dec. 1996

Dept. of Mathematics, University of California- Davis, Sept. 1991-June 1992

Dept. of Mathematics, University of California- Santa Barbara, Sept. 1988-June 1989

Dept. of Mathematics, Oregon State University, Sept. 1983-Sept. 1985

IV. Publications:

A. Research Papers (starred authors were students at the time):

1. “Thrice-Punctured Spheres in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Trans. of A.M.S.,
Vol.287, No.2(1985) 645-656.

2. “Augmented Alternating Link Complements are Hyperbolic”, C. Adams, in Low-
dimensional Topology and Kleinian Groups, ed.by D. Epstein, London Math.Soc. Lecture
Note Series 112, Cambridge University Press(1986)115-130.

3. “The Noncompact Hyperbolic 3-Manifold of Minimal Volume”, C. Adams, Proceedings of A.M.S., Vol.100, No.4 (1987) 601-606.

4. “Volumes of N-Cusped Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, J. London Math. Soc.(2)
38(1988)555-565.

5. “Tangles and the Gromov Invariant”, C. Adams, Proc. of the A.M.S.,Vol.106, No. 1 (1989) 269-271.

6. “Minimum Ideal Triangulations of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams and W. Sherman*, Discrete Comput. Geom. 6:135-153 (1991).

7. “Invariants of Hyperbolic Knots and Links”, C. Adams, M. Hildebrand* and J. Weeks,
Trans. of the A.M.S., Vol. 326, No. 1 (1991) 1-56.

8. “Limit Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds”, C. Adams, Journal of Differential Geometry, 34 (1991), 115-141.

9. “Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds with Multiple Cusps”, C. Adams, Indiana University
Mathematics Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1 (1991), 149-172.

10. “Noncompact Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds of Small Volume”, C. Adams, Topology 90,
Proceedings of Topology Year at Ohio State University, ed. by B. Apanasov, W. Neumann,
A. Reid and L. Siebenmann, de Gruyter (1992)1-16.

11. “Almost Alternating Links”, C. Adams, J. Brock*, J. Bugbee*, T. Comar*, K. Faigin*,
A. Huston*, A. Joseph*, D. Pesikoff*, Topology and its Applications, 46 (1992) 151-165.

12. “Quasifuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot Complements”, C. Adams and A. Reid, J.
Australian Math. Society(Series A) 55 (1993), 116-131.

13. “Dehn Filling Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Pac. J. of Math., Vol. 65, No.
2, (1994) 217-238.

14. “Toroidally Alternating Knots and Links”, C. Adams, Topology, Vol. 33, No.2, (1994)
353-369.

15. “Unknotting Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Math. Ann. 302, 177-195
(1995).

16. “Tiling Three-Space with Knotted Tiles”, C. Adams, Math. Intell., Vol. 17, No. 2, 41-51
(1995).

17. “Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds with Two Generators”, C. Adams, Communications in Analysis
and Geometry, Vol. 4, No. 2 (1996) 181-206.

18. “Splitting Versus Unlinking”, C. Adams, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications,
Vol. 5, No. 3 (1996) 295-299.

19. “Unknotting Tunnels for Two-Bridge Knots and Links”, C. Adams and A. Reid,
Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici 71 (1996) 617-627.

20. “Knotted Tilings”, C. Adams, in The Mathematics of Long Range Aperiodic Order, ed. by R. Moody, Kluwer Academic Pub. (1997) 1-8.

21.”Stick Numbers and Composition of Knots and Links”, C. Adams, B. Brennan*,
D. Greilsheimer*, A. Woo*, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 6, No.2
(1997)149-161.

22.”Maximal Cusps, Collars and Systoles for Hyperbolic Surfaces”, C. Adams, Indiana
University Mathematics Journal, Vol. 47, No. 2, (1998) 419-437.

23. “Simple Geodesics in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, J. Hass and P. Scott,
Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society, Vol. 31 (1999), 81-86.

24.”Isoperimetric Curves on Hyperbolic Surfaces, C. Adams and F. Morgan,
Proc. of the A.M.S., Vol. 127, No. 5 (1999) 1347-1356.

25. “Alternating Graphs”, C. Adams, K. Foley*, J. Kravis*, R. Dorman*, S. Payne*, Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series B, v. 77, no. 1 (1999) 96-120.

26. “Isometric Cusps in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Michigan Mathematics Journal, v. 46, no. 3 (1999) 515-531.

27.”Systoles for hyperbolic knot and link complements”, C. Adams and A. Reid, Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society Vol. 128 (2000) 103-110.

28. “Waist size for cusps in hyperbolic 3-manifolds”, C. Adams, Topology v. 41, no. 2 (2002) 257-270.

29. “Alternating Knots in S x I”, C. Adams, T. Fleming*, M. Levin*, A. Turner*,
Pacific Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 203, No. 1 (2002) 1-22.

30. “Cusp Densities of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Proceedings of
the Edinburgh Mathematics Society 45 (2002) 277-284.

31.”An Introduction to the Supercrossing Index of Knots and the Crossing Map”, C. Adams,
C. Lefever*, J. Othmer*, S. Pahk*, A. Stier* and J. Tripp*, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 11, No. 3(2002) 445-459.

32.”Detecting Incompressible Boundary in 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Geometriae Dedicata, Vol. 99(2003) 47-60.

33. “Cleanliness of Geodesics in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, A. Colestock*, J. Fowler*, W.D. Gillam*, E. Katerman*, Pacific Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 213, No. 2, (2004) 201-211.

34.”Cusp Size Bounds from Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, A. Colestock*,
J. Fowler*, W.D. Gillam*, E. Katerman*, Transactions of the A.M.S., Vol. 358, No. 2 (2005) 727-741.

35. “Totally Geodesic Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot and Link Complements I”, C. Adams and E. Schoenfeld*, Geometriae Dedicata, Vol. 116 (2005)237-247.

36. “Noncompact Fuchsian and Quasi-Fuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams, Algebraic and Geometric Topology 7 (2007) 565-582.

37. “Totally Geodesic Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot and Link Complements II”, C. Adams, H. Bennett*, C. Davis*, M. Jennings*, J. Novak*, N. Perry* and E. Schoenfeld*, Journal of Differential Geometry, Vol. 79, No. 3, May, 2008, 1-23.

38. “The Projection Stick Index of Knots”, C. Adams and T. Shayler*, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 18, Issue 7 (2009) 889-899.

39. “The Stick Index of Satellite Knots”, C. Adams, N. Agarwal, R Allen*, W. George*, T. Khandhawit*, R. Winarski*, M. Wootters*, in preparation.

40. “The Spiral Index of Knots”, C. Adams, W. George*, R. Hudson*, R. Morrison*, L. Starkston*, S. Taylor*, O. Turanova*, Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol. 149, Issue 2, (2010) 297-315.

41. “The Complementary Regions of Knot and Link Projections”, C. Adams, R. Shinjo, K. Tanaka, Annals of Combinatorics, Vol. 15, No. 4 (2011) 549-563.

42. “Spanning Surfaces in Alternating Knot Complements”, C. Adams, T. Kindred*, Algebraic and Geometric Topology, 13 (2013) 2967-3007.

43. “Planar and Spherical Stick Indices of Knots“, C. Adams, D. Collins*, K. Hawkins*, C. Sia*, R. Silversmith*, B. Tshishiku*, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 20, No. 5 (2011), 721-739.

44. “Duality Properties of Indicatrices of Knots“, C. Adams, D. Collins*, K. Hawkins*, C. Sia*, R. Silversmith*, B. Tshishiku*, Geometriae Dedicata 159 (2012) 185-206.

45. “Stick Index of Knots and Links in the Cubic Lattice”, C. Adams, M. Chu*, T. Crawford*, S. Jensen*, K. Siegel*, L. Zhang*, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 21, No. 5 (2012).

46. “Triple Crossing Number of Knots and Links”, C. Adams, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 22, No. 2 (2013),1350006-1 – 1350006-17.

47. “Unknotting Tunnels for Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, C. Adams and K. Knudson*, Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, 95 (2013) 1-19.

48. “Knot Projections with a Single Multi-Crossing”, C. Adams, Thomas Crawford*, Benjamin DeMeo*, Michael Landry*, MurphyKate Montee*, Seojung Park*, Saraswathi Venkatesh*, Farrah Yhee*, ArXiv 1208.5742, submitted for publication.

49. “Quadruple Crossing Number of Knots and Links”, C. Adams, Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol. 156, No. 2, (2014) 241-253.

50. “Bounds on Ubercrossing and Petal Number for Knots”, C. Adams. O. Capovilla-Searle, J. Freeman, D. Irvine, S. Petti, D.Vitek, A. Weber, S. Zhang, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications,Vol. 24, No. 2(2015) 1550012 (16 pages).

51. “Multicrossing Numbers and the Span of the Bracket Polynomial”, C. Adams. O. Capovilla-Searle, J. Freeman, D. Irvine, S. Petti, D.Vitek, A. Weber, S. Zhang, ArXiv 1407.4485, submitted for publication.

52. “Generalized augmented alternating links and hyperbolic volume”, C. Adams, ArXiv 1506.03026, 2015, to appear in Algebraic and Geometric Topology.

53. “Bipyramids and bounds on volumes of hyperbolic links”, C. Adams, ArXiv 1511.02372, 2015, to appear in Topology and its Applications.

54. “Volume and determinant density of hyperbolic rational links”, Colin Adams, Aaron Calderon, Xinyi Jiang, Alexander Kastner, Gregory Kehne, Nathaniel Mayer, Mia Smith, ArXiv 1510.06050, 2015, submitted for publication.

55. “Generalized bipyramids and hyperbolic volumes of tiling links”, Colin Adams, Aaron Calderon, Xinyi Jiang, Alexander Kastner, Gregory Kehne, Nathaniel Mayer, Mia Smith, Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 26 (2016) 1750002(13 pages).

56. “Bipyramid Decomposition of Multi-crossing Link Complements”, Colin Adams, Gregory Kehne*, ArXiv 1610.03830, 2016.

57.“Densities of hyperbolic cusp invariants”, Colin Adams, Rose Kaplan-Kelly*, Michael Moore*, Brandon Shapiro*, Shruthi Sridhar*, Joshua Wakefield*, ArXiv 1701.03479, 2016.

58.“Waist size for hyperbolic 3-manifolds II”, Colin Adams, ArXiv 1703.01324, 2017.

 

B. Other Articles:

1. SNAPPEA: The Weeks Hyperbolic 3-manifolds Program, C. Adams, Notices of A.M.S.,
Vol. 37, No. 3, 1990, 273-275.

2. The SMALL Geometry Undergraduate Research Group, C. Adams, Models for
Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, Lester Senechal, ed., MAA Notes Series, 1990, p. 39-40.

3. The Amazing Self-Invert-o-Matic: The Self-Invertible Function Creator.

4.The Second Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, in AWM Notices
and UME Trends, 1995.

5. Exploring Knots, C. Adams, E. Furstenberg*, J. Li*, J. Schneider*, Mathematics Teacher,
Vol. 90, No. 8, Nov. 1997, 640-646, 652.

6. The Newest Inductee in the Number Hall of Fame, C. Adams, Mathematics
Magazine, Vol. 71, No. 5, Dec. 1998, 341-349.

7. Review of “Once Upon a Number”, by John Allen Paulos, Notices
of the A.M.S, Vol. 46, No. 8, , Sept. 1999, 878-880.

8. “Into Thin Air”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol.22, No. 1, 2000, 21-22.

9. “Research Announcement”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol.22, No. 2, 2000, 26-27.

10. “The Pepsi Putnam Challenge”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol.22, No. 3, 2000, 37-38.

11. “The S.S. Riemann”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol.22, No. 4, 2000, 41-42.

12. “The Shape of the Universe: Ten Possibilities”, C. Adams and J. Shapiro*,
American Scientist, Vol. 89, Sept-Oct. 2001, 443-453, reprinted as “La Forma dell’ Universo: Dieci Possibilita”, in Le Scienze, Feb. 2003, 73-82 and as “Dix autres mondes sont possibles”, in La Science, No. 308, June, 2003, 50-55.

13. “Overcoming Math Anxiety”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol.23, No. 1, 2001, 49-50.

14. “U-Substitution”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol.23, No. 2, 2001, 29.

15. “Hiring Season”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2001.

16. “Why Knot: Knots, Molecules and Stick Numbers”, Plus Magazine, on-line science magazine, Robert Hunt editor, Issue 15, May, 2001.

17. “A Deprogrammer’s Tale”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 23, No. 4, 2001, 13-14.

18. “Fields Medalist Stripped”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2002, 36.

19. “Homotopy on the Range”, Mathematical Intelligencer , Vol. 24, No. 2, 2002, 19.

20. “Dr. Yeckel and Mr. Hide” , Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 24, No. 3, 2002, 15-16.

21. Review of “The Shape of Space” by Jeffrey Weeks, at MAA Online, October, 2002.

22. “The Red Badge of Courage” , Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 24, No. 4, 2002, 12-13.

23. “A Difficult Delivery” , Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 25, No. 1, 2003, 8-9.

24. “Wiling Away the Hours”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 25, No. 2, 2003, 18-19.

25. “The Three Little Pigs”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 25, No. 3, 2003, 27-28.

26. “Don’t Touch the Button”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 25, No. 4, 2003,
32-34.

27.”Rumpled Stilskin”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 26, No. 1, 2004, 22-24.

28. “This Theorem is Big”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 26, No. 2, 2004, 56-57.

29. “A Proof of God”, Mathematical Intelligencer ,Vol. 26, No. 3, 2004, 13-15.

30. “Brunnian Clothes:Not for the Bashful”, C. Adams, T. Fleming*, C. Koegel*, American Mathematics Monthly, Vol. 111, No. 9, Nov. 2004, 741-748.

31. “Mangum, P.I.”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 26, No. 4, 2004, 22-24.

32. “Integers Causing Bipolar Orientation Reversal of Appendage Motion”, Math Horizons, Vol. XII, Issue 3, February, 2005, 10-11, 24.

33. “Trial and Error”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 27, No. 1, 2005, 37-40.

34. “Hyperbolic Knots”, C. Adams, in “The Handbook of Knot Theory”, ed. by W. Menasco and M. Thistlethwaite, Elsevier, August, 2005.

35. “The Mathematical Ethicist,” Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 27, No. 2, 2005, 24-25.

36. “Math Talk,” Colin Adams and Lew Ludwig, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 27, No. 3, 2005, 31-32.

37. “Phone Interview,” Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 27, No. 4, 2005, 26-28.

38. “The Theorem Blaster,”Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 28, No. 1, 2006, 17-18.

39. “Class Reunion,”Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 28, No. 2, 2006, 22-23.

40. “The Cohomology of Proof”, C. Adams and S. Krantz, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 28, No. 3, 2006, 29-30.

41. “Journey to the Center of Mathematics”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 28, No. 4, 2006, 13-16.

42. Review of “The Shoelace Book”, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 53, No. 11, Dec., 2006, 1324-1326.

43. “More from the Mathematical Ethicist”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 29, No. 1, 2007, 25-26.

44. “Pythagoras’s Darkest Hour”, Math Horizons, Vol. XIV, Issue 4, April, 2007, 5-6.

45. “When Soap Bubbles Collide”, C. Adams, F. Morgan, J. Sullivan, The American Mathematical Monthly, April 2007.

46.”Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Mathematics”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 29, No. 2, 2007, 31-32.

47. “A Killer Theorem, ”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2007, 26-29.

48. “North North Western State University Mathematics Department Safety Manual, “ Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2007, 15-16.

49.”Student Course Survey Form: Instructor Modified Version”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 30, No. 1, 2008, 42-43.

50. “Mathematics Satisfaction Survey”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2008, 58-59.

51. “The Math Fall Fashion Preview”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2008, 25-26.

52. “A Subprime Lending Market Primer,” Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2008, 12-13.

53. “Robbins vs. New York”, The Shape of Content, Creative Writing in Mathematics and Science, ed. by C. Davis, M. Senechal, J. Zwicky, A. K. Peters, 2008.

54. “A Brief Introduction to Knot Theory from the Physical Perspective”, Knot Theory and Applications, edited by Erica Flapan and Dorothy Buck, A.M.S., Vol. 66, Proceedings of Symposia in Applied Mathematics, 2008, 1-20.

55. “Riot at the Calc Exam”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2009, 2-3.

56. “The Lord of the Rings Part I: The NSF Fellowship of the Rings,” Mathematical Intelligencer,Vol. 31, No. 2, 2009, 51-53.

57. “Happiness is a Warm Theorem”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2009, 10-12.

58. “The Adventures of Robin Caruso”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2009, 15-17.

59. “Job Solicitation”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2010, 16-17.

60. “Immortality”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2010, 19-20.

61. “Looking Backward”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2010, 19-23.

62. “A Forgivably Flat Classic”, review of Flatland, American Scientist, Vo. 98, No. 6, Nov.-Dec., 2010, 498-500.

63. “Group Therapy”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2010, 16-18.

64. “Hardy and Ramanujan”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2011, 30-32.

65. “CSI: MSRI”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2011, 18-21.

66. “The Book”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2011, 107-109.

67. “Leonhard Euler and the Seven Bridges of Konigsburg”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2011, 18-20.

68. “The Dog Who Knew Calculus”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2012, 16-17.

69. “The Silence of the Lemmas”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2012, 27-28.

70. “The Cabinet of Dr. Mobius,” Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2012, 35-40.

71. “From Doodles to Diagrams to Knots,” with Noel MacNaughton and Charmaine Sia, Mathematics Magazine Vol. 86, No. 2, April, 2013, 83-96.

72. “Milestones in the Discovery of the Numbers”, C. Adams, Math Horizons, Nov., 2012, 11-13.

73. “Letter or Recommendation,” Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2012, 12-14.

74. “The Tale of Paul Buniyan”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2013, 25-27.

75. “Definitions that Sizzle”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2013, 29-31.

76. “A Grader’s Dream”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2013, 34-35.

77. “Math is Everywhere”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2013, 39-42.

78. “The Pi Day Massacre”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2014, 61-63.

79. “On-line Edutainment”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2014, 15-17.

80. “The End of Mathematics”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2014, 20-212.

81. “Motivational Seminar”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2014, 19-21.

82. “Zombies & Calculus: An Excerpt”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 37, Issue 1 (2015), 78-82.

83. “A Prisoner’s Dilemmas”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 37, Issue 2 (2015), 17-19.

84. “A Pi Day Carol”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 37, Issue 3 (2015), 22-25.

85. “Aftermath”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 37, Issue 4 (2015).

86. “What is…a laminated deck transformation?”, Mathematical Intelligencer,Volume 38, Issue 1 (2016), 32-33.

87. “The Galactic Math Repository”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 38, Issue 2 (2016), 1-3.

88. “Mathematicus”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 38, Issue 3 (2016), 11-13.

89. “The Math Museum”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 38, Issue 4 (2016), 23-27.

90. “The Topology Terrors”, Mathematical Intelligencer, Volume 39, Issue 1 (2017).

C. Books:

1.”The Knot Book”, C. Adams, W.H. Freeman and Co., New York, NY, March, 1994, also
available in German and Japanese. Updated paperback edition, January, 2001. Publisher is American Mathematical Society as of May, 2004.

2. Knot Theory and its Applications: Expository Articles on Current Research, ed. by C.
Adams, special issue of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 9, No. 4/5, April/May 1998.

3. “How to Ace Calculus: the Streetwise Guide”, C. Adams, J. Hass and A. Thompson,
W.H. Freeman and Co., August, 1998, Chinese edition, 2003.

4. “How to Ace the Rest of Calculus: the Streetwise Guide”, C. Adams, J. Hass and A.
Thompson, W.H. Freeman and Co., April, 2001.

5. “Why Knot?”, comic book with attached manipulative, Key Curriculum Press, March, 2004. Now published by Wiley.

6. “Introduction to Topology: Pure and Applied”, C. Adams and R. Franzosa, Prentice Hall, June, 2007.

7. “Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories”, AMS, July, 2009.

8. “Zombies & Calculus”, Princeton University Press, October, 2014.

9. “Calculus”, with Jon Rogawski, W. H. Freeman, Inc. January, 2015.

10. “Lost in the Math Museum: A Survival Story”, in preparation.

 

D. Videos and CD-ROMs:

1. Mel Slugbate’s “Real Estate Opportunities in Hyperbolic Space”, NSF Regional Geometry Institute, 1991, 35 mins.

2. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space: Investment Opportunities for the ’90’s”, Mathematical
Sciences Research Institute, 1996, viewable over the Web at the MSRI video archives at
http://www.msri.org or on MSRI’s CD-ROM Volume 1, Spring, 1998.

3. “The Great Pi/ e Debate”, Colin Adams and Thomas Garrity, distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, November, 2006.

4. “The United States of Mathematics Presidential Debate”, Colin Adams and Thomas Garrity, distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, April, 2009.

5. “Derivative vs. Integral: The Final Smackdown”, Colin Adams and Thomas Garrity, distributed by the Mathematical Association of America, January, 2012.

6. “Zombies and Calculus”, two NOVA videos produced by Ari Daniels, on the NOVA website or youtube, August, 2014.

7. “Aftermath”, “Mathematicus”, “A Pi Day Carol”, videos of performance by Mobiusbandaid Players, Seattle Joint Meetings, January, 2016. Available on youtube at seattlemaththeater .

E. Plays:

1. “Casting About: About Casting”, C. Adams, a two-act mathematical play that describes the topological side of casting metal objects. Performed by C. Adams and E. Burger at the Seattle AMS/MAA Meetings, August, 1996 and repeated at the Atlanta MAA meeting, August, 1997.

2. “Newest Inductee in the Number Hall of Fame”, C. Adams, performed by C. Adams and 18 others at the opening banquet, Mathfest, Providence, R.I., August, 1999.

3. “Vital Sines”, C. Adams, performed by C. Adams and five member of the Williams faculty, opening banquet, AMS/MAA/ SIAM Meeting, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2000. Also performed at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, March 23, 2000.

4.“The Proof is in the Pudding I”, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, July 10, 2006.

5. “The Proof is in the Pudding II”, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, July 14. 2006.

6. “Mangum , P.I.”, Mathfest Albers Banquet, Knoxville TN, August 11, 2006.

7. “Mangum , P.I.”, Special Session on Entertaining and Mathematics, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 6, 2006.

8. “The Proof is in the Pudding”, five plays, special MAA event, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 7, 2008.

9. “Four Pieces”, the UnKnot Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 16, 2009.

10. “The Theater of the Mathematically Absurd”, special MAA event, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 15, 2010.

11. “ Four Short Pieces”, the Mobiusbandaid Players, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, July 20, 2011.

12. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Mobiusbandaid Players, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, Jan. 13, 2012.

13. “Four Pieces”, the UnKnot II Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 17, 2012.

14. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Mobiusbandaid Players, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 11, 2013.

15. Mathematical Theater, Ohio MAA Sectional Meeting, Denison University, Granville, OH, April 5, 2013.

16. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Oberwolfach, Germany, May 2, 2013.

17. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Mobiusbandaid Players, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD, Jan. 17, 2014.

18. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Mobiusbandaid Players, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 12, 2015.

19. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Mobiusbandaid Players, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA, Jan. 8, 2016.

20. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Knots in Hellas, Ancient Olympia, Greece, July 16-18, 2016.

21. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, the UnKnot III Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 31, 2016.

22. “Mathematically Bent Theater”, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 6, 2017.

F. On-line courses:

1. Calculus I, on-line calculus course with the Global Education Network (GEN), videotaped Aug. 14-25, 2000. Released Jan. 2002.

V. Talks off campus since coming to Williams (1985)

1.”The Noncompact Hyperbolic 3-Manifold of Minimal Volume”, Connecticut Valley Geometry Seminar, Amherst, Mass., Jan. 31,1986.

2. “The Noncompact Hyperbolic 3-Manifold of Minimal Volume”, Conference on 3-Manifolds, Tulane University, New Orleans,La., Feb. 4, 1986.

3.”Cusp Volumes in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Dynamics Seminar, Boston University, Boston, Mass., March 24, 1986.

4.”Cusp Volumes in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Topology Conference, UCSB, Santa Barbara, Ca., July 30, 1986.

5.” Volumes of N-Cusped Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, American Mathematical Society Meetings,Topology Special Session, Logan,Utah, Oct. 11, 1986.

6.” Hyperbolic Manifolds of Low Volume”, Topology Conference, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Aug.10, 1987.

7.”Computing Hyperbolic Structures on Three-Manifolds”, Geometry Seminar, Boston University, Boston, Mass., Oct. 16, 1987.

8.” Explicitly Computing Hyperbolic Structures on 3-Manifolds: with Pictures”, Valley Geometry Seminar, Amherst, Mass., Dec. 18, 1987.

9. ” Explicitly Computing Hyperbolic Structures on 3-Manifolds: with Pictures”, Mathematics Colloquium, SUNY at Albany, Feb. 19, 1988.

10. ” Explicitly Computing Hyperbolic Structures on 3-Manifolds: with Pictures”, Mathematics Colloquium and “Minimal Ideal Tetrahedralizations of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, topology seminar, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, March 23-25,1988.

11. “Minimum Ideal Triangulations of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, A.M.S. Meetings In Lawrence, Kansas, Oct.28-30,1988.

12. “Why Hyperbolic Space Will Never Go Metric”, Philosophy Colloquium on Lobachevsky, University of California-Santa Barbara, February 12, 1989.

13.”Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds and 3-Orbifolds”, series of four lectures at University of California- Santa Barbara, May, 1989.

14. “Limit Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds”, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA., June 6, 1989.

15. “Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds” and “Limit Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds”, St. Louis University, Oct. 4-7, 1989.

16.”Limit Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds”, American Mathematical Society Meetings, Hoboken, N.J., Oct. 21, 1989.

17. “Periods of Knots and Ideal Tetrahedra”, Topology Festival, Albany, N.Y., Nov. 4, 1989.

18. “Periods of Knots and Ideal Tetrahedra”, Columbia University, Dec. 13, 1989.

19. “Noncompact Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds of Small Volume”, Ohio State Topology Conference, March 20, 1990.

20.”Noncompact Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds of Small Volume”, American Mathematical Society Meetings, Penn State, April 7, 1990.

21.”Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds and Almost Alternating Knots”, Georgia Topology Conference, University of Georgia, Aug. 1-6, 1990.

22.”Almost Alternating Links”, Albany Topology and Group Theory Conference, Oct. 6-7, 1990.

23. “Knot Theory”, Geenwich Country Day School, Oct. 23, 1990.

24. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space by Mel Slugbate”, Middlebury College, Feb.19, 1991.

25. “Tunnel Number, Heegaard Genus and Hyperbolic Volume of 3-Manifolds”, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J., March 19, 1991.

26.”Tunnel Number, Heegaard Genus and Hyperbolic Volume of 3-Manifolds”,
Rutgers University, Newark, N.J., March 27, 1991.

27. “Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds: with Pictures” and “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space by Mel Slugbate”, Research Geometry Institute, Mt. Holyoke, MA, July 10-14, 1991.

28.”Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space by Mel Slugbate”, Hampshire Summer Program, July 13, 1991.

29.”Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds: with Pictures”, UC-Davis,
Oct. 1, 1991.

30. “Dehn Filling Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds” and “Tunnel number and hyperbolic volume”, Tennessee Knot Theory Conference, Oct. 22- 30, 1991.

31. “Dehn Filling Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Special session on low dimensional topology, AMS meeting, Santa Barbara, CA, Nov. 9-10, 1991.

32. “Toroidally alternating knots”, topology seminar, UC-Santa Barbara, Jan. 31, 1992.

33. “Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds: with Pictures”, Oregon State University, Feb. 13, 1992.

34. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space by Mel Slugbate”, Northern Californa MAA Meeting, Stockton, CA, Feb. 29, 1992.

35. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space by Mel Slugbate”, UC-Davis, March 11, 1992.

36.”Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds: with Pictures” and “Toroidally Alternating Knots”, Univ. of Okla., March 26-27, 1992.

37.”Toroidally Alternating Knots”, Topology Conference, Knoxville, TN, May 18-23, 1992.

38. “Mel Slugbate’s World O’ Knots”, UC-Davis, June 9, 1992.

39. “Tunnel Number and Hyperbolic Volume”, American Math. Soc. Meetings, Los Angeles, Nov. 6-8, 1992.

40. “Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, University of Texas Topology Seminar, Austin, Texas, March 23, 1993.

41. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, March 31, 1993.

42. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “An Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds, with Pictures”, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, April 2, 1993.

43. “Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Connecticut Valley Geometry Seminar, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass., April 16, 1993.

44. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, and “High School Teacher’s Knot Workshop”, Regional Geometry Institute, Smith College, Northampton, MA, July 14-15, 1993.

45. Knot Theory Workshop, Springfield Mathematics Teachers Workshop, Springfield, MA, August 31, 1993.

46.”Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Canada, October 15, 1993.

47.”Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Group theory and Topology Conference, SUNY-Albany, Albany, NY, Oct. 30, 1993.

48.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Siena College, Loudonville, NY, Nov. 16, 1993.

49. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, Feb. 1, 1994.

50. “How many knots are there?”, Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Siena College, Loudonville, NY, April 9, 1994.

51. “Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds with Two Generators”, American Mathematical Society Meetings, Eugene, OR, June 16, 1994.

52..”Why Knot?”, Upward Bound, Southern Vermont College, Bennington, VT, June 27, 1994.

53. “Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds and 3-Orbifolds with Two Generators”, Low-Dimensional Topology Conference, Luminy, Marseille, France, July 18, 1994.

54. “How to Cheat your Way to the Knot Merit Badge, by Scoutmaster Mel Slugbate”, Pi Mu Epsilon J. Sutherland Frame speaker, AMS/MAA Mathfest, Minneapolis, MN, August 16, 1994.

55. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 18-23, 1995.

56. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “A Pictoral Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, March 29-31, 1995.

57.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Manhattan College, New York, NY, April 6, 1995.

58. “Splitting versus Unlinking”, Hudson River Undergraduate Math Conference, Siena College, Loudonville, NY, April 8, 1995.

59. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, “Unknotting Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds” and “Why Knot?”, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, April 20-23, 1995.

60. “Why Knot?”, Siena College, Loudonville, NY, May 2, 1995.

61. “Why Knot?”, Bennington College, Bennington, VT, May 11, 1995.

62. “Unknotting Tunnels for Two-Bridge Knots and Links”, Low-Dimensional Topology Conference, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, June 12-16, 1995.

63.”Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, MAA 25 year Banquet Speaker, AMS/MAA National Meeting, Burlington, VT, Aug. 10, 1995.

64. “Knotted Tilings”, NATO Workshop on Long Range Aperiodic Order, Fields Institute, Waterloo, Canada, Aug. 29, 1995.

65. “Tunnel Number for Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, AMS Meeting, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Oct. 8, 1995.

66. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Seaway Meeting of the MAA, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Nov. 4, 1995.

67. “How to Cheat your Way to the Knot Merit Badge” and “Knot Theory Workshop”, Northeastern Sectional Meeting of the MAA, Salem State College, Salem, MA, Nov.17-18, 1995.

68. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, Feb. 15, 1996.

69. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, Feb.16, 1996.

70. “Why Knot?”, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, March 21, 1996.

71. “Minimal Cusp Length in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, AMS Special Session, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, March 23, 1996.

72. “Why Knot?”, SUNY-Cortland, Cortland, NY, March 27, 1996.

73. “Casting About:About Casting”, a mathematical play, with Edward Burger, AMS/MAA Mathfest, Seattle, WA, Aug. 10, 1996.

74. “Math as Performance Art: How not to Excite Students about Mathematics”, with Edward Burger, followed by a series of workshops, AMS/MAA Mathfest, Seattle, WA, Aug. 11-12, 1996.

75. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, MAA Public Lectures, Kansas City, Oct. 3, 1996.

76. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, University of California-Berkeley, MSRI/Evans Hall Lecture, Oct. 7, 1996.

77. “Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds” and “Waist Size for Knots”, University of Southern California, Oct. 16-17, 1996.

78. “Unknotting Tunnels in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, University of California-Berkeley, Oct. 25, 1996.

79. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Waist Size for Knots”, University of California-Santa Barbara, Nov. 7-8, 1996.

80.”Waist Size for Knots”, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA, Nov. 12, 1996.

81. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, California State University-Fresno, Nov. 18, 1996.

82. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, MSRI Conversations Series, Dec. 11, 1996.

83. ” Teaching as Performance Art: How NOT to excite students”, with Edward Burger, LaCept Teachers Conference, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Jan. 31, 1997.

84. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Waist Size for Knots”, University of Texas, Austin, TX, Feb. 11-15, 1997.

85.”Waist Size for Knots”, Columbia University, New York, NY, Feb. 28, 1997.

86. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, March 23, 1997.

87.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY, April 2, 1997.

88. “Short geodesics in hyperbolic knot and link complements”, Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Williams College, April 12, 1997.

89. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Colby College, Waterville, ME, April 14, 1997.

90. “Waist Size for Knots and Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, University of Maine, Orono, ME, April 15, 1997.

91.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, April 24, 1997.

92. “Systoles of surfaces and hyperbolic knot and link complements”, Catskills Taconic Topology Day, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, May 10, 1997.

93. “Waist Size for Knots and Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Centennial Math PhD Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, May 23, 1997.

94. “Systoles of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Wasatch Topology Conference, Park City, UT, June 27, 1997.

95. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Gulf Coast Consortium Mathematics Conference, Houston, TX, July 19, 1997.

96. “Casting About:About Casting”, a mathematical play, with Edward Burger, MAA Mathfest, Atlanta, GA, Aug. 4, 1997.

97. “Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds: A Photo Album”, “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “What the Mathematicians and Scouts have in Common: Knot Theory”, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Nov. 6-7, 1997.

98. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space: Investment Opportunities for the Next Millennium” by Mel Slugbate, Northeastern Section of the MAA Sectional Fall meeting, Western New England College, Springfield, MA, Nov.22, 1997.

99. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space: Investment Opportunities for the Next Millennium” by Mel Slugbate, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, Dec. 5, 1997.

100. “Why do we teach mathematics?”, Distinguished Teaching Award talk, AMS/MAA Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Jan. 9, 1998.

101. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Union College, Schenectady, NY, Jan. 13, 1998.

102. “Waist Size for Knots and Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, “Teaching as Performance Art”, Improv Teaching Workshops, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Jan. 15-16, 1998.

103. “Why Knot?”, State University of New York, Albany, NY, Feb. 11, 1998.

104. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference keynote address, Feb. 21, 1998.

105.”What cusps have to say about knots, links and 3-manifolds and how they repay the favor”, Birman 70th Birthday Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY, March 14, 1998.

106.” Alternating Graphs”, AMS Sectional Meeting, Louisville, KY, March 21, 1998.

107. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, keynote lecturer, New Jersey Sectional Meeting of the MAA, Ocean County Community College, Tom’s River, NJ, April 4, 1998.

108. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Leonard Sulski Lecture, Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA, April 16, 1998.

109. “Alternating Graphs”, Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Union College, Schenectady, NY, April 18, 1998.

110. “Waist Size for Knots, Links and Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, and “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, April 30, 1998.

111. “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Math Camp, University of Toronto, Toronto, CA, July 14, 1998.

112. “Reform or Anti-Reform” and “Teacher as Scholar”, panelist, Project NExT, Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto , CA, July 14, 1998.

113. ” Detecting Unknotting Tunnels in Knots, Links and 3-Manifolds”, Georgia Topology Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, August 13, 1998.

114. “Systoles of hyperbolic 3-manifolds”, Special session on low-dimensional topology, American Mathematical Society Meetings, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Oct.9, 1998.

115.”Walnuts, systoles, unknotting tunnels and other refuse cluttering up hyperbolic 3-manifolds”, Rutgers University-Newark, NJ, Oct. 22, 1998.

116. “Walnuts, systoles, unknotting tunnels and other refuse cluttering up hyperbolic 3-manifolds”, Valley Geometry Seminar, U-Mass., Amherst, MA, Nov.20, 1998.

117. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Boston University, Dec. 11, 1998.

118. “Deja Vu Cusps, Walnuts and Systoles in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Geometry and Topology Conference, the Technion, Haifa, Israel, Jan. 8, 1999.

119. “How to Make Calculus Fun and Exciting”, Project NExT, AMS/MAA Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 15, 1999.

120. “Making Math Fun: For You, For your Students”, Williamstown Public Library, Feb. 10, 1999.

121. “Why Knot?”, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, March 9, 1999.

122. “Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, keynote lecture, Texas Sectional Meeting of the MAA, San Marcos, TX, April 10, 1999.

123. “Making Calculus Fun” and “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Polya Lecturer, Iowa Sectional Meeting of the MAA, Iowa City, IA, April 16-17, 1999.

124. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Polya Lecturer, Metropolitan New York Section of the MAA, Hempstead, NY, May 1, 1999.

125. “Minimal Volume Maximal Cusps in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, AMS Meetings, Denton, TX, May 20, 1999.

126. “Newest Inductee in Number Hall of Fame,” opening banquet presentation, Mathfest Summer Math Meetings, Providence, RI, July 30, 1999.

127. “Supercrossing Number for Knots and Links”, low dimensional topology session, AMS Meeting, Austin , TX, Oct. 8, 1999.

128. “Why Knot?” and “The Knot Theory Workshop”. Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, Nov. 12-13, 1999.

129. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Connecticut Valley Undergraduate Mathematics Colloquium, Amherst College, December 8, 1999.

130. “Vital Sines” opening banquet presentation, AMS/MAA/SIAM Math Meetings, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2000.

131. “Alternating Knots in Surface x I”, special session on knots, AMS/MAA/SIAM Math Meetings, Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2000.

132. “Why Knot?”, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA, Feb. 25, 2000.

133. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Florida Sectional Meeting of the MAA, Tampa, FL, March 3, 2000.

134. “Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds for Fun and Profit: A Photo Album”, Claremont College, Claremont, CA, March 21, 2000.

135. “Vital Sines” and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Harvey Mudd College, March 22, 2000.

136. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Cal State-Northridge, Northridge, CA, March 23, 2000.

137. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “Making Calculus Fun: How to Entertain at Parties”, Ohio MAA Sectional Meeting, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, April 7-8, 2000.

138. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Quinnipiac College, Hamden, CT, April 13, 2000.

139.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, May 4, 2000.

140. “Why Knot?”, Portage Northern High School, Portage, MI and Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center, Kalamazoo, MI, May 5, 2000.

141.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Michigan MAA Meeting, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, May 6, 2000.

142. “Why Knot?”, Union College, Schenectady, NY, May 25, 2000.

143. “The Art of Knots”, Art and Mathematics Conference, SUNY-Albany, Albany, NY, June 26, 2000.

144. “How to Make Calculus Fun”, Control Theory Conference, Chicago, Ill., June 27, 2000.

145. “Supercrossing Number for Knots and Links”, Knot Theory Conference, Yong Pyong, Korea, Aug. 3, 2000.

146.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, September 29, 2000.

146.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “Why Knot?”, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, Oct. 2-3, 2000.

147. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Oct. 4, 2000.

148. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds for Fun and Profit: A Photo Album”, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 18-19, 2000.

149. “Why Knot?”, Knots in Science Short Course, AMS/MAA Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 8, 2001.

150. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, TIME 2000 program, Queens College, Flushing, NY, Feb. 6, 2001.

151. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, keynote address, Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, Feb, 17, 2001.

152. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Cusps in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, Feb. 22-23, 2001.

153. “Why Knot?”, Mt. Greylock Regional High School, Feb. 27, 2001.

154. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Ursinus College Sigma Xi Lecture, Collegeville, PA, March 1, 2001.

155. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “Making Calculus Fun: How to Entertain at Parties”, Indiana Sectional Meeting of the MAA, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, March 23-24, 2001.

156. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Kansas University, Lawrence, KS, April 2, 2001.

157. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Marden Lecture, UW-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, April 3, 2001.

158. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “Why Knot?”, UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, April 4, 2001.

159. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, April 5, 2001.

159. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, and “Knotty Questions”, Lawrence University, April 5-6, 2001.

159. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”,, UW-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, April 5, 2001.

160. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Making Calculus Fun: How to Entertain at Parties”, Pacific Northwest Sectional Meeting of the MAA, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA, April 7, 2001.

161. “Teaching at Liberal Arts Colleges” and “Why Knot?”, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, April 9, 2001.

162. “Shapes for the Universe”, Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, April 28, 2001.

163. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges Conference, Lake Placid, NY, April 29, 2001.

164.”Mel Slugbate’s Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Mathblast, Williams College, May 5, 2001.

165.”Mel Slugbate’s Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Northfield Mount Hermon School,
Northfield, MA, May 8, 2001.

166.“Why Knot?”, Williams Club, New York City, Oct. 3, 2001.

167.”Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, banquet speaker, Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Sectional Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Lehigh Univeristy, Bethlehem, PA, Oct. 27, 2001.

168. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, “Why Knot?” and “Mel Slugbate’s Bus Tours of the Universe and Beyond”, Hope College, Holland, MI, Oct.31-Nov.1, 2001.

169. “Opportunities for Math Undergraduates”, panelist, AMS/MAA National Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 7, 2002.

170. “Immersed Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Columbia University, New York, NY , Feb,1, 2002.

170. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN, March 19, 2002.

171. “Why Knot?” and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, March 20, 2002.

172. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, March 21, 2002.

173. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Immersed Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, April 26, 2002.

174. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” , Lonseth Lecture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, May 28, 2002.

175. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and “Why Knot?”, Kievel Lecturer, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon, May 29, 2002.

176. “Cleanliness of Geodesics in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, AMS-UMI Joint Meeting, Pisa, Italy, June 15, 2002.

177. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, June 26, 2002.

178. PREP Knot Theory Workshop, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, June 23-30, 2002.

179. “Using Class Time Well”, panelist, Project NexT, Burlington, VT, July 30, 2002.

180. “Attracting Majors to Mathematics” panelist, Project NexT, Burlington, VT, July 31, 2002.

181. “Generalizing Alternating Knots”, Discrete Mathematical Methods Special Session, Mathfest, Burlington, VT, Aug. 1, 2002.

182. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” by Sir Randolph Bacon III, MAA Student Lecture, Mathfest, Burlington, VT, Aug. 3, 2002.

183. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” by Sir Randolph Bacon III, Hampshire Summer Math Program, Amherst, MA, Aug. 6, 2002.

184. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” by Sir Randolph Bacon III, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, Oct. 15, 2002.

185. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” by Sir Randolph Bacon III, and “Hyperbolic Knots, Links and 3-Manifolds: A Pictorial Introduction”, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Nov. 21, 2002.

186. “Why Knot?”, “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and“Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, Jan. 22-24, 2003.

187. “Why Knot?”, Meadville Area High School, Meadville, PA, Jan. 23, 2003.

188. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, by Sir Randolph Bacon III, Duquesnes University, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan. 23 , 2003.

189. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, by Sir Randolph Bacon III, Southern Connnecticut State University, New Haven, CT, Jan. 31 , 2003.

190. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, Feb. 4, 2003.

191. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Hansmann Lecture, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, Feb. 24, 2003.

192. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, by Sir Randolph Bacon III, SUNY-Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, Feb. 25, 2003.

193. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX, March 25, 2003.

194. “Meridians for Hyperbolic Knots”, University of Texas, Austin, TX, March 26, 2003.

195. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, March 28, 2003.

196. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Pi Mu Epsilon Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN, April 4-5, 2003.

197. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Brown University, Providence, RI, April 18, 2003.

198. “Meridians for Hyperbolic Knots”, AMS Meetings, San Francisco State University, San Francisco , CA, May 3, 2003.

199. PREP Knot Theory workshop, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, June 8-13, 2003.

200. Reading of Mathematically Bent pieces and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Undergraduate Connecticut Valley Colloquium, Smith College, Northampton, MA, Feb. 5, 2004.

201. Knot Theory workshop, Ohio Section of the MAA, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, June 2-4, 2004.

202. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, June 9, 2004.

203. “A Pictorial Introduction to Hyperbolic Knots”, Lehigh Geometry and Topology Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, June 10, 2004.

204. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space” and lectures on hyperbolic knots, graduate student workshop sponsored by PIMS and MSRI, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, July 15-17, 2004.

205. “Totally geodesic surfaces in hyperbolic knot complements”, Knots in Vancouver Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, July 20, 2004.

206. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, COSMOS program, UC-Davis, Davis, CA, July 28, 2004.

207. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Hampshire Summer Math Program, August 4, 2004.

208. “A Pictorial Introduction to Hyperbolic Knots”, “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Baylor University, Waco, TX, Sept. 27-29, 2004.

209. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Sam Houston State University, 2004.
Huntsville, TX, Sept. 29, 2004.

210. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, Sept. 30, 2004.

211. “Totally geodesic surfaces in hyperbolic knot complements”, University of Texas, Austin, TX, Oct. 1, 2004.

212. “Totally geodesic surfaces in hyperbolic knot complements”, American Mathematical Society Southeast Sectional Meetings, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Oct. 16, 2004.

213. “Why Knot?” and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD, Dec. 1, 2004.

214. “Totally geodesic surfaces in hyperbolic knot complements”, Columbia University Geometry Seminar, New York, NY, Dec. 17, 2004.

215. “Why Knot?” and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL, Feb. 15, 2005

216. “Fuchsian and Quasi-Fuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, Feb. 16, 2005.

217. “Why Knot?”, “Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds with Pictures”, “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, SIDIM XX, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR, February 25-28, 2005.

218. “Fuchsian and Quasi-Fuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, University of Southern California, Topology and Geometry Seminar and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Southern California MAA Sectional Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 4-5, 2005.

219. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, New Jersey MAA Sectional Meeting, Middlesex County College, New Jersey, April 2, 2005.

220. “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, April 7, 2005.

221. “Why Knot?”, SUNY-Brockport, Rochester, NY, April 7, 2005.

222. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”,AMTNYC summer workshop conference, Plattsburgh, NY, Aug. 7, 2005.

223. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, Sept. 27, 2005.

224. “The Great π/e Debate”, with Thomas Garrity, AMS/MAA National Meetings, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 13, 2006.

225. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, March 20, 2006.

226. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, American University, Washington D.C., March 31, 2006.

227. “Knot Theory Workshop” and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Illinois Sectional MAA Meeting, North Central College, Naperville, IL, April 7-8, 2006.

228. “A Pictorial Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, and “Mel Slugbate’s Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, April 24, 2006.

229. “A Pictorial Introduction to Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Friends of Mathematics Lectures, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, April 25, 2006.

230. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, June 30, 2006.

231. Mel Slugbate’s “Real Estate in Hyperbolic Space”, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, July 5, 2006.

232. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”, keynote lecture, AMATYC meetings, Cincinnati, OH, Nov. 4, 2006.

233. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”, Kingswood Oxford School, W. Hartford, CT, April 2, 2007.

234. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, April 10, 2007.

235. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”,MAA Northeast Section Preskenis Dinner, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA May 2, 2007.

236. “Making Math Fun”, Texas Project NexT Meeting, and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, Nov. 2-3, 2007.

237. “Introduction to Knot Theory”, AMS Short Course on Knots and Their Applications, Joint Math Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 4, 2008.

238. “Spanning Surfaces for Alternating Knots and Links”, special session on Heegaard Splittings, Bridge Number and Low Dimensional Topology, ,Joint Math Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 9, 2008.

239. “Why Knot?”, 7th grade, Mt. Greylock Regional High School, Williamstown, MA, Feb. 15.

240. “Quasifuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-manifolds”, geometry/topology seminar, Tufts University, Medford, MA, Feb, 26, 2008.

241. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”, Fordham University Pi Mu Epsilon Ceremony, March 7, 2008.

242. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN March 26, 2008.

243. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”, “Why Knot?”, “Stick Knots”, Denison University, Granville, OH, March 27-28, 2008.

244. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Inaugural Guterman Lecture, Tufts University, Medford, MA, April 11, 2008.

245. “Why Knot?’ and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do when Sailing”, MAA Wisconsin Sectional Meetings, Madison, WI, April 25-26, 2008.

246. “Quasifuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”, Western AMS Sectional Meetings, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA, May 3-4, 2008.

247. “Knot Theory Research with Undergraduates”, Mathfest, Madison, WI, Aug. 2, 2008.

248. “Why Knot?” and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, Sept. 17, 2008.

249. “The United States of Mathematics Presidential Debate”, Indiana Institute of Technology, Ft. Wayne, IN, Sept. 25, 2008.

250. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Boston University Field Day, Boston, MA, Oct. 21, 2008.

251. “The United States of Mathematics Presidential Debate”, Wooster College, Wooster, OH, Nov. 1, 2008.

252. “The United States of Mathematics Presidential Debate”, Joint Math Meetings, Washington D.C., Jan. 5, 2009.

253. “Complementary Regions of Knot Diagrams”, Knots in Washington, Washington, D.C., Jan. 10, 2009.

254. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Brown SUMS Conference, Brown University, Providence, RI, March 7, 2009.

255. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Intermountain MAA Sectional Meeting, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, March 20, 2009.

256. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Allegheny MAA Sectional Meeting, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV, April 3, 2009.

257. “Three Knotty Tales: Complementary Regions, Spiral Index and Spanning Surfaces for Alternating Knots”, University of Tennessee Math Colloquium, April 17, 2009.

258. “Why Knot?”, Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester, VT, April 28, 2009.

259. “Three Knotty Tales: Complementary Regions, Spiral Index and Spanning Surfaces for Alternating Knots”, Knots and their Applications Conference, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, May 24, 2009.

260. Knot Theory Workshop, Ohio Section of the MAA, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 13-14, 2009.

261. “Two Knotty Tales: Complementary Regions and Spiral Index, the UnKnot Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 15, 2009.

262. “A Knotty Tale of Spiral Knots”, special session on knot theory for undergraduates, Mathfest, Portland, OR, Aug. 7, 2009.

263. “Three Knotty Tales, : Complementary Regions, Spiral Index and Spanning Surfaces for Alternating Knots”, topology seminar, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, Oct. 1, 2009.

264. Knot Theory Workshop, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmund, OK, Oct. 2-3, 2009.

265. The Great Calculus Debate, Colin Adams and Thomas Garrity, Northeastern Sectional Meeting of the MAA, WNEC, Springfield, MA, Nov. 20, 2009.

266. Mathematically Bent Theater, by the Mobiusbandaid Players, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco , CA, Jan. 15, 2010.

267. “Maintaining you Research Agenda” Panel, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 15, 2010.

268. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Math Club Lecture, University of Texas, Austin, March 24, 2010.

269. “Why Knot?”, RTG in Topology Public Lecture, University of Texas, Austin, March 25, 2010.

270. “Indicatrices and Superinvariants of Knots”, Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links and 3-Manifolds, AMS Eastern Sectional Meetings, Newark, NJ, May 22, 2010.

271. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Hampshire Summer Program, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, July 20, 2010.

272. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Ohio State Young Mathematician’s Conference, Columbus, OH, August 28, 2010.

273. “The Great Calculus Debate”, C. Adams and T. Garrity, Siena College, Sept. 30, 2010.

274. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, SoCal/Nev. MAA Sectional Meeting, UC-Irvine, Irvine, CA, Oct. 16, 2010.

275. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, Nov. 2, 2010.

276. The Great Calculus Debate, Colin Adams and Thomas Garrity, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 7, 2011.

277. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Pacific Coast Undergraduate Mathematics Confernce, keynote lecture, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, March 12, 2011.

278. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, MAA Kentucky Section Meeting, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, March 25, 2011.

279. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, “Making Math Fun”, “Why Knot?”, MAA Texas Section Meeting, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX, April 15, 2011.

280. “ Superinvariants and Indicatrices of Knots”, Knots: Form and Function, Centro De Research di Giorgio, Pisa, Italy, July 4, 2011.

281. “Real Estate In Hyperbolic Space: Investment Opportunities for the Passive-Aggressive Investor”, Park City Mathematics Institute, Park City, UT, July 19, 2011.

282. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, October 22, 2011.

283. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” and “Making Math Fun”, Kennesaw Mountain Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, November 12, 2011.

284. “Hyperbolic Knots”, special session on knot theory, Joint Meetings of the Mathematics Societies, Boston, MA, Jan. 13, 2012.

285. The Calculus Debate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, March 19, 2012.

286. The Calculus Debate, Ripon College, Ripon, WI, March 20, 2012.

287. The Great Pi/e Debate, Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI, March 21, 2012.

288. The Great Pi/e Debate, Preskenis dinner, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA, May 2, 2012.

289. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” and Why Knot Workshop, Museum of Mathematics Math Encounters series, New York City, NY, June 6, 2012.

290. “Triple Crossing Number for Knots”, UnKnot Conference II, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 15, 2012.

291. “Triple Crossing Number for Knots” and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Sampson Lectures, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, Sept. 26, 2012.

292. “Turning Knots in to Flowers” and “How to Make Math Fun”, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Nov. 13, 2012.

293. “Petal Number for Knots and Links,” Columbia University, New York City, New York, Nov. 30, 2012.

294. Applied Topology Minicourse, with Robert Franzosa, Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, January 9-11, 2013.

295. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing” and “Why Knot?”, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, March 20, 2013.

296. “The Great Pi/e Debate”, Parsons Lecture, University of North Carolina-Asheville, March 26, 2013.

297. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, and Mathematical Theater, Ohio MAA Sectional Meeting, Denison University, Granville, OH, April 5, 2013.

298. “Turning Knots into Flowers”, Oberwolfach, Germany, April 28, 2013.

299. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Williams MathCamp, July 9, 2013.

300. “Turning Knots into Flowers”, Mathfest, invited paper session on accessible problems in knot theory, Aug. 1, 2013.

301. “ Ubercrossing and Petal Number of Knots”, Special Session on Invariants of Knots, AMS Sectional Meeting, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 19, 2013.

302. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA, Nov.13, 2013.

303. Applied Topology Minicourse, with Robert Franzosa, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD,  January 16-18, 2014.

304.“Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Princeton, NJ, February 15, 2014.

305.“Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Arkansas Public Lecture, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, April 10, 2014.

306. “Why Knot?” USA Science and Engineering Festival, Washington, Dc, April 24, 2014.

307. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, EPaDel MAA Sectional Meeting, Scranton, PA, April 26, 2014.

308.“Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, AP Calculus Graders Professional Night Speaker, Kansas City, MO, June 15, 2014.

309. Zombies & Calculus Book Signing, Harvard Coop, Cambridge, MA, Sept. 24, 2014.

310. “Zombies & Calculus”, Pi Mu Epsilon Talk, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, Oct. 10, 2014.

311. “Zombies & Calculus”, Nerd Night, DC nine, Washington, DC, Oct. 11, 2014.

312. “Zombies & Calculus”, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, Oct. 21, 2014.

313. “Zombies & Calculus”, Family Days, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, Oct. 25, 2014.

314. “Zombies & Calculus”, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA , Oct. 28, 2014.

315. “Zombies & Calculus” and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Pi Mu Epsilon Conference, St. Norbert’s College, Green Bay, WI, Nov. 7-8, 2014.

316. “Multi-crossing Number and the Bracket Polynomial”, AMS Sectional Meeting, Greensboro, NC, Nov. 9, 2014.

317. “Zombies & Calculus”, Microsoft, Redmond, WA, Nov. 20, 2014.

318. “Zombies & Calculus”, Ada’s Technical Bookstore, Seattle, WA, Nov. 20, 2014.

319. “Turning knots into flowers” and “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Pi Day, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton , FL, March 14, 2015.

320. “Generalized Augmented Alternating Links and Hyperbolic Volume”, AMS Sectional Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI, March 15, 2015.

321.“Making Math Fun”, “Derivative vs. Integral: the Final Smackdown” and “Zombies & Calculus”, Texas Section MAA Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April 9-11, 2015.

322.“Hyperbolic Volume and Generalized Augmented Alternating Links”, AMS Sectional Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April 19, 2015.

323. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Williams Mathcamp, July 9, 2015.

324. “The End of Mathematics”, Recreational Math Conference, Museum of Math, NYC, Aug. 3.

325. “Making Math Fun”, Macmillan/Scientific American Education Conference, New York, NY, August 4, 2015.

326. “Mathematics edutainement,” Mathfest, Washington,D.C., Aug.5, 2015.

327. “Why Knot?” Osher Lifetime Learning Institute, Williams College, Oct. 7, 14, 2015.

328. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, and “Volume and determinant density of rational links”, Boston College Topology/Geometry Seminar, Oct. 29, 2015.

329. “Volume and determinant density of rational links”, AMS meeting, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Nov. 14, 2015.

330. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Columbia University Teacher’s College, New York, NY, Nov. 16, 2015.

331. Mathematically bent theater with “Mathematicus” , Aftermath” and “A Pi Day Carol”, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA, Jan. 8, 2016.

332. “Volumes and volume densities of hyperbolic knots”, Topology/Geometry Seminar, Pomono College, Claremont, CA, Jan. 28, 2016.

333. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, CMC Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna, College, Claremont, CA, Jan. 28, 2016.

334.“Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, March 16, 2016.

335. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, March 29, 2016.

336. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, March 29, 2016.

337.“Volumes and volume densities of hyperbolic knots”, Michigan State University topology seminar, East Lansing, MI, March 30, 2016.

338. “Multi-crossing Number for Knots and Links,” Knots in Hellas, Ancient Olympia, Greece, July 16, 2016.

339. “Introduction to Multi-crossing Number”, UnKnot Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, Aug. 1, 2016.

340. “Turning Knots into Flowers,” special session on knots, Mathfest, Columbus, OH, Aug. 4, 2016.

341.“Bipyramid decompositions of multi-crossing projections,” AMS special session, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME,Sept. 25, 2016.

342. “Bipyramid decompositions of multi-crossing projections,” Harvard University Gauge Theory Seminar, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 21, 2016.

343. “Blown Away: What Knot to Do When Sailing”, Western Kentucky University Symposium, Bowling Green, KY, Nov. 12, 2016.

344. “Multi-crossing number for knots: Turning knots into flowers”, special session, Atlanta JMM, Jan. 7, 2017.

345. Mathematically bent theater with “Skype Interview”, “The Seven Labors of Hercules”, “A Grader’s Dream” and “ The Topology Terrors”, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 6, 2017.

346. Applied Topology Minicourse, with Robert Franzosa, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, GA, January 5-7, 2017.

347. “Multi-crossing number for knots”, AMS special session, College of Charleston, Charleston , SC, March 11, 2017.

348. “Multi-crossing Number for Knots: Undergraduate Research” and “Blown Away: What Not to Do When Sailing”, CURM/MUMS conference, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, March 31, 2017.

349. “Multi-crossing Number for Knots: Turning Knots into Flowers” and “Blown Away: What Not to Do When Sailing”, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, April 14, 2017.

 

VI. Grants

1. NSF Grant to support research on hyperbolic 3-manifolds, June, 1988-June, 1990.

2. NSF Grant to support research on hyperbolic 3-manifolds, June,1990-June,1992.

3. NSF Grant to support the SMALL Undergraduate Research Project at Williams College, C. Adams director, 1991-1993.

4. NSF Grant to support research on hyperbolic 3-manifolds, June, 1993-June, 1996.

5. NSF REU add-on to support three students, for summer, 1995.

6. NSF Grant to support the SMALL Undergraduate Research Project at Williams College, C. Adams co-principal investigator, 1996-1999.

7. NSF Grant to support research on hyperbolic 3-manifolds(with Jeff Weeks), August, 1996- August, 1998.

8. Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Visiting Grant, Fall, 1996.

9. NSF Grant to support research on hyperbolic 3-manifolds (with Jeff Weeks), August, 1998- Dec, 2001.

10. NSF Grant to support the SMALL Undergraduate Research Project at Williams College, C. Adams co-principal investigator, 1999-2004.

11. Mellon Sabbatical Grant, 2004-2005.

12. NSF Grant to support undergraduate mathematics conferences, administered by the MAA, August 2003-August 2008, C. Adams co-principal investigator.

13. NSF Grant to support research on hyperbolic 3-manifolds, August, 2003-August, 2007.

14. NSF Grant to support UnKnot, the first Undergraduate Knot Theory Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 15-17, 2009.

15. NSF Grant to support undergraduate mathematics conferences, administered by the MAA, August 2009-August 2014, C. Adams co-principal investigator.

16. NSF Grant to support UnKnot II, the second Undergraduate Knot Theory Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 15-18, 2012.

17. NSF Grant to support conference on Isoperimetric Inequlaities and Manifolds with Density (Frankfest), Williams College, Feb. 5-6, 2016.

18. NSF Grant to support UnKnot III, the third Undergraduate Knot Theory Conference, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 31-Aug. 2, 2016.

VII. Awards and Honors

1. Mathematical Association of America Northeastern Section Distinguished Teaching Award, 1996.

2. Mathematical Association of America Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo National Distinguished Teaching Award, 1998.

3. George Polya Lecturer for the MAA, 1998-2000.

4. Named Mark Hopkins Professor, Williams College, beginning July, 1998.

5. Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer, 2000-2002.

6. Named Francis Christopher Oakley Third Century Professor, Williams College, beginning July 2000.

7. Robert Foster Cherry Great Teacher Award from Baylor University, to the best teacher in any discipline in the English speaking world, 2003.

8. Named Thomas T. Read Professor of Mathematics, Williams College, July 2006.

VIII. Additional Activities (Off Campus)

1. Councilor of the Mathematics Council of CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research)1990-1995.

2. Member of the Subcommittee on Undergraduate Research of the CUPM in the Mathematical Association of America, 1991-1994.

3. Organizer of special session on Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds at the AMS Meetings in Amherst, Oct., 1990, and co-organizer of special session on Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds with Ara Basmajian at AMS Meetings in Dayton, Ohio in Oct., 1992.

4. Co-organizer of the research segment of the Research Geometry Institute at Smith in summer of 1993.

5. Director of SMALL program, involving 24 students and 7 faculty during summers at Williams, supported by NSF and other sources, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 2003, 2010. Faculty group leader in summers of 1988,1990, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

6. Referee for various journals, reviewer for NSF grant applications and reviewer for Mathematical Reviews.

7. Mathematical Association of America Visiting Lecturer, 1993-1997.

8. Mathematical Association of America member of the Committee on the Carl B. Allendoerfer Awards, Jan. 1993-1996, chair for 1995-96.

9. Co-organizer for the Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, 1995, 1996.

10. Co-organizer of Catskills Taconic Topology Day, May 10, 1997.

11. Member of the Subcommittee on Undergraduate Research of the CUPM in the Mathematical Association of America, 1998-2001.

12. Member of the MAA program committee for Mathfest 1999.

13. Project NExT consultant, 1998-2000.

14. Member of the MAA Haimo National Distinguished Teaching Award Committee 2000-2006, chair 2006-2009.

15. Member of the editorial board for the Anneli Lax Library of the MAA, 2001-2003.

16 . Co-organizer of special session on Topology and Cosmology held at the AMS Meetings in Williamstown, Oct., 2001.

17. Chair of the CUPM Subcommittee on Research by Undergraduates, Mathematical Association of America, 2001-2004.

18. Review of Hamilton College Mathematics Department, April 22-24, 2001.

19. Elected to the Council of the American Mathematical Society, 2002-2004.

20. Chair of the Joint Speaker Selection Committee for the AMS/MAA National Meetings, 2004.

21. Chair of the AMS CoMC Subcommittee to report on Lectures/Short Courses, 2003.

22. Member of the Coordinating Council on Meetings and Professional Development, MAA, 2005-2014.

23. Member of the AMS Eastern Section Meetings Invited Address Selection Committee, 2006-2008.

24. Member of the Carriage House Advisory Board, Mathematical Association of America, 2006-2008.

25. Review of Oberlin College Mathematics Department, Sept. 26-28, 2007.

26. Member of the MAA Council on Prizes and Awards, 2009-2012.

27. Co-organizer with Lew Ludwig of the first, second and third UnKnot Conferences, Denison University, Granville, OH, July 15-17, 2009, July 15-18, 2012, July 31-Aug.2, 2016.

28. Co-PI on the NSF grant to the MAA for Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences, 2003-2013.

29. Member of the AMS/MAA/SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Undergraduate Research Award Committee, (AMS representative), 2010-2013, chair for 2013.

30. Academic editor for the Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications.

31. Advisory Board Member for the GTM and UTM series of books for Springer-Verlag.

32. Member of the editorial board of the mathematics journal Involve.

33. Chair of the MAA Committee on the George Polya Lecturers, 2013-2017.

34. Co-organizer of Conference on Isoperimetric Problems and Manifolds with Density (Frankfest), Williams College, Feb. 6, 2016.

35. AMS member of the AMS-MAA Mathfest Joint Lecture Committee, 2017-2019.

 

IX. Service at Williams

1986-87: Lecture Committee, Div. III Research Funding Committee
1987-88: Committee on Academic Standing
1988-89: On leave
1989-90: Committee on Educational Policy
1990-91:Chair of Committee on Educational Policy, Ad Hoc Committee For Planning for Williams in the Third Century, Ad Hoc Committee on Advanced Placement, Panel of Six, Chair for Faculty Grievance Committee for Sexual Harassment, April-July, 1991
1991-92: On leave
1992-93: Steering Committee, Compensation Committee
1993-94: Chair of Steering Committee, member of Compensation Committee, Chair of Appeals Committee
1995-96: Ad Hoc Grading Committee Chair
Mathematics Department Hiring Committee Chair
1996-97: On leave
1997-2000: Chair of the Mathematics Department
1999-2000: Grade Inflation Committee Member
2000-2001: On leave
2001-2002: Chair of the Committee on Priorities and Resources, member of Campus Planning Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, 100 Spring Street Building Committee, Tuition Advisory Group
2002-2003: Chair of the Committee on Priorities and Resources, 100 Spring Street Building Committee, Chair of the Summer Day Care Expansion Committee, Tuition Advisory Group
2003-2004: Divisional Research Funding Committee
2004-2005: On leave
2005-2006:
2006-2007: Chair of the Chapin Library Committee
2007-2008: Chair of the Committee on Priorities and Resources, Athletic Master Planning Committee
2008-2009: On leave
2009-2010: Chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Life, member of the Neighborhood Review Committee
2010-2011: Member of the Steering Committee, chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Tenure Appeals
2011-2012: Member of the Steering Committee, chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Tenure Appeals in the Fall, chair of the Steering Committee in the Spring
2012-13: On leave

2013-14: Member of the Technology in Education Committee

2014-15: Member of the Chapin Library Committee

2015-16 Member of the ad hoc committee on the year before tenure

X. Research Students

A. Thesis students

1. Joseph Francis ’87 “Three-manifolds obtained from gluing two or three tetrahedra”

2. Elizabeth Camp ’88 “Generalized 2-Manifolds” (Ph.D, University of Michigan)

3. William Sherman ’88 “Minimum tetrahedralizations of hyperbolic 3-manifolds”(Ph.D. UCLA)

4. David Pesikoff ’90 “Almost Alternating Links”

5.Katherine Kollett ’93 “Properties of Toroidal Projections of Knots: An Exploration”

6. Edward Welsh ’95 “Hyperbolic 3-Orbifolds”(Ph.D. Duke)

7. Jeffrey Bevelander ’95 “Finding Incompressible Surfaces”

8. Sang Pahk ’99 “Supercrossing Number of Knots and Links”

9.Scott Reynolds ’99 “Small Volume Cusped Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”

10. Thomas Fleming ’00 “Non-alternating Knots in a Surface x I”(Ph.D. UCSD)

11. Joey Shapiro ’01 “Topological Shapes of the Universe” (Ph.D. Montana State,
Astrophysics)

12. Eric Katerman ’02 “Singular Maps of Surfaces into Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds”(Ph.D. Texas)

13. Eric Schoenfeld ’03 “Augmentations of Knot and Link Complements”(Ph.D. Stanford)

14. Aaron Magid ’04 “Totally Geodesic Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot Complements” (Ph.D.
Michigan)

15. Todd Shayler,’06 “The Stick Number of Torus Knots”

16. Thomas Kindred ’07 “ Spanning Surfaces in Alternating Knot and Link Complements”
(at Iowa)

17. Diana Davis ’07 “On Alpha –Regular Stick Knots” (Ph.D. Brown)

18. Karin Knudson ’09 “Unknotting tunnels and geodesic Heegaard splittings of hyperbolic 3-manifolds”(Ph.D. Texas)

19. Noel MacMaughton ’10, “Complementary Regions of Knot Diagrams”

20. Andrew Lee ’10 “Nonorientable Heegaard Splittings of 3-Manifolds” (at Texas)

21. Jacob Wagner ’11 “The Degree of Knots”

22. Thomas Crawford ’12 “Seifert Surfaces for Knots” (at Boston College)

23. Sean Sutherland ’14, “Maximal Bipartite Subgraphs of Special 4-Regular Planar Graphs”

24. Wyatt Boyer ’15, “The Crossing Map of Knots ands Links”

25. Ben DeMeo ’15, “Cusp Thicknesses of Checkerboard Surfaces for a Family of Links”

26. Gregory Kehne ’16, “Bipyramid Decompositions from Multi-crossing Link Complememts”.

27. Xixi Edelsbrunner ’16, “Moves on Ubercrossing Projections of Links”.

B. Additional students

1. Martin Hildebrand ’86 (Ph.D. Harvard)

2. Student participants in the knot theory/topology research group in the SMALL summer program (approximately 100 additional students)

3. Samantha Petti, Jesse Freeman and Benjamin DeMeo, winter study 2013.

XI. New Non-standard Courses Created

1. The Mathematics of Medicine and Biology

2. Algebraic Topology for Undergraduates

3. Knot Theory(wrote the text, subsequently published)

4. Introduction to 3-Manifolds

5. Applied Topology(co-authored the text, subsequently published)

6. Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds

7. Tiling Theory

8. Physical Knot Theory