Curriculum Vitae - Martin Scharlemann

"The relentless pursuit of excellence in research, teaching and service"
                                                      - UCSB Math Department Mission Statement

Address:

Department of Mathematics
University of California
Santa Barbara, California 93106
USA
mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

Areas of interest:

Low-dimensional topology, geometric topology, knot theory

Mythical Forebears

Mixing politics and religion for forty generations

Mathematical Forebears

Of course it all goes back to Newton

Childhood


1948-1996

1948-1978
Kids my age down the block


Earliest math correspondence
(Age 11)

Education:

1969
B.A., Princeton University

1974
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

With Spiro Agnew
at the White House - 1969
With future wife in
San Francisco Peace March - 1972
“Any questions?”
Back at the White House - 2003

Favorite forums:

1984
University of California, Santa Barbara
Science and Mathematics Commencement Speaker

War, Peace, Science and
the defense of Christendom

1987
London Mathematical Society
Spitalfields Lecturer

Soviet Rubles
1983

British Sterling
1986
Most lucrative publications
Other Publications
1998
Visiting Research Lecturer
Peking University and Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China

With Shicheng Wang
on the Great Wall - 1998
With Fengchun Lei, Ruifeng Qiu, Zhiqing Yang
Dalian University of Technology, China - 2007

Professional experience:

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June 1972
Yosemite wilderness volunteer
Wilderness Research Group

1974-1975
Visiting Member
Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton

1975-1976
Assistant Professor
University of Georgia

1976-1979
Assistant Professor
University of California, Santa Barbara

1979
Visiting Member
I. H. E. S.
Paris

1979-1983
Associate Professor
University of Californa, Santa Barbara

On the roof of 16 Mill Lane - 1981
1981 (Fall)
Visiting Lecturer
University of Texas

1983-Present
Professor
University of Californa, Santa Barbara

1985 (Jan-July)
Visiting Member
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Berkeley, CA

1986 (Sept.) & 1987 (July)
Professeur Invité
Université de Paris-Sud
Orsay, France

With Abby Thompson and Joel Hass
in the Negev - 1986
1989 (April-October)
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Bochum, Germany

1989 (August)
Professeur Invité
Université Marseille
Marseille, France

1994 (July)
Professeur Invité
Université Paul Sabatier
Toulouse, France

1996-97
Visiting Member
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Berkeley, CA

Fall 1999
Miller Research Professor
Berkeley, CA

Spring 2001
Visiting Professor
Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Kyoto, Japan

The 'Emissaries of Misery' sing about my not solving the Schoenflies Conjecture
Davis MartyParty - 2009

(I'm the bald guy in the Hawaiian shirt talking to Mike Freedman)

40 years later:
the Yosemite volunteers reconvene - 2013



On to the next generation!




 

With some former students at the Gordonfest - 2005