In Spring 2016 I am teaching Math 232B
and Math 8 (see Gauchospace, or this directory,).
I am also helping to run the
quantum topology seminar.
My research is in topology,
especially "diagrammatic algebra".
You can find
my papers on the arxiv,
and can look at my cv and other job related things.
I have a pgp public key,
so you can send me an encrypted message if you want,
but it's mostly just for the nerd-cred.
Here is a syllabus for Math 4A
that I taught in Fall 2014.
(People still ask me for a copy sometimes.)
In Winter 2016 I taught
Algebraic Topology – Math 232A,
and gave a
talk at a conference in Iowa.
Once upon a time I wrote a
to search for an element of the kernel of Burau4
— it is poorly commented and not maintained.
I also once wrote a description of braid groups for non-experts.
I live in Santa Barbara with
I like to make little toy web apps, for example:
a text adventure game,
and a minimalist message board.
Here is a picture of strawberries.