David Bachman

Professor of Mathematics

With Pitzer Since: 2004
Field Group: Mathematics
Campus Address: Avery 220
Phone: 909.607.7961
Campus email: david_bachman@ruthtattooideas.com
Office Hours: 国产偷拍视频Mondays & Wednesdays 9:30 am -11:00 am & by appointment

Educational Background

PhD, Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
BS, Mathematics, State University of New York at Binghamton

Research Interests

Knot theory and 3-Manifold Topology: normal and almost normal surfaces, Heegaard splittings, thin position, Dehn surgery, contact structures

Geometry: hyperbolic geometry, minimal surfaces, surface modelling

Recent Courses

Mathematics for 3D Printing (MATH10B)

Calculus I (MATH30)

国产偷拍视频Calculus II (MATH31)

Calculus III (MATH32)

国产偷拍视频Introduction to Methods of Proof (MATH100)

Math, Art and Environment (MATH009)

Differential Geometry (MATH142)

国产偷拍视频Low-Dimensional Topology (MATH145B)

Recent Publications

国产偷拍视频“Stabilizing and Destabilizing Heegaard Splittings of Sufficiently Complicated 3-Manifolds,” Mathematische Annalen, 355 (2013), no. 2, 697–728.

“Almost normal surfaces with boundary,” (with R. Derby-Talbot and E. Sedgwick), Contemporary Mathematics, 597 (2013), 177–194.

“On the Existence of High Index Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” Mathematical Research Letters国产偷拍视频, vol. 17, no. 3 (2010). With Jesse Johnson.

“Topological Index Theory for Surfaces in 3-Manifolds,” Geom. Topol., vol.14, no.1 (2010).

“Connected Sums of Unstabilized Heegaard Splittings are Unstabilized,” Geom. Topol.国产偷拍视频, vol.12, no.4 (2008).

Advanced Calculus eMYSTiFieD. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.

A Geometric Approach to Differential Forms国产偷拍视频. Boston: Birkhauser (1st edition, 2006; 2nd edition, 2012).

Recent Conferences and Invited Talks

“Normalizing Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” presented at Mathematical Congress of the Americas, Guanajuato, Mexico, August 5-9, 2013.

“Normalizing Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” presented at Low-dimensional Topology and Geometry, Toulouse, France, June 24-28, 2013.

“Normalizing Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” presented at AMS Section Meeting, Ames, IA, April 27, 2013.

国产偷拍视频“Parallels between Geometrically Minimal and Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” Workshop on Minimal Surfaces, 3-Manifold Topology and Related Topics, Boston, MA, April 28, 2013.

国产偷拍视频“Topological, PL, and Geometric Minimal Surfaces,” 46th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conferences (semi-plenary speaker), Mexico City, Mexico, March 22-24, 2012.

“Topological, PL, and Geometric Minimal Surfaces,” The 8th East Asian School of Knots and Related Topics (plenary speaker), Daejeon, Korea, January 9-12, 2012.

“Normalizing Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” paper presented at the American Mathematical Society Section Meeting, Iowa City, IA, March 20, 2011.

Selected Grants, Awards, and Honors

NSF Research Grant (PI, DMS–1207804), “Applications of Topologically Minimal Surfaces,” 2012-15.

Mathematical Association of America Tensor-SUMMA grant, for The Claremont Colleges’ Gateway to the Mathematical Sciences program, 2010-11.

Additional Information

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