
TeachingCurrent coursesIn spring 2021 I am teaching AMAT 299 (Introduction to Proofs) and AMAT 842 (Seminar in Topology).The syllabus for AMAT 299 is here. The homework for AMAT 299 will collect here. Midterm solutions (for version 1 at least) are here. Final exam solutions (for version 1 at least) are here. Lecture notes will collect here: 2/1/21, 2/3/21, 2/5/21, 2/8/21, 2/10/21, 2/12/21, 2/15/21, 2/17/21, 2/19/21, 2/22/21, 2/24/21, 2/26/21, 3/1/21, 3/5/21, 3/8/21, 3/10/21, 3/12/21, 3/15/21, 3/17/21, 3/19/21, 3/19/21, 3/22/21, 3/24/21, 3/26/21, 3/29/21, 3/31/21, 4/2/21, 4/5/21, 4/7/21, 4/9/21, 4/12/21, 4/14/21, 4/16/21, 4/19/21, 4/21/21, 4/23/21, 4/26/21, 4/28/21, 4/30/21, 5/3/21, 5/5/21, 5/7/21. The syllabus for AMAT 842 is here. AMAT 842 is a graduate topics course; the topic is Thompson's groups, broadly speaking, with a focus on algebraic, geometric, and topological aspects of the "extended family" of Thompsonlike groups. Lecture notes will collect here: 2/1/21, 2/3/21, 2/8/21, 2/10/21, 2/15/21, 2/17/21, 2/22/21, 2/24/21, 3/1/21, 3/8/21, 3/10/21, 3/15/21, 3/17/21, 3/22/21, 3/24/21, 3/29/21, 3/31/21, 4/5/21, 4/7/21, 4/12/21, 4/14/21, 4/19/21, 4/21/21, 4/26/21. Future coursesIn fall 2021 I am teaching AMAT 540A (Topology I) and an undergrad class TBD.Past coursesIn fall 2020 I taught AMAT 220 (Linear Algebra) and AMAT 327 (Elementary Abstract Algebra).The syllabus for AMAT 220 is here. Midterm solutions (for version 1 at least) are here. Final exam solutions (for version 1 at least) are here. The syllabus for AMAT 327 is here. The homework for AMAT 327 is here. Midterm solutions (for version 1 at least) are here. Final exam solutions (for version 1 at least) are here. In spring 2020 I taught AMAT 299 (Introduction to Proofs) and AMAT 840 (Topics in Topology). The focus of AMAT 840 was on discrete Morse theory and finiteness properties of groups. The syllabus for AMAT 299 is here. The homework for AMAT 299 is here. The midterm for AMAT 299 was on Weds 3/11. Here it is (with solutions). The final exam for AMAT 299 was the week of May 713, openbook. Some review material is here. The syllabus for AMAT 840 is here. In fall 2019 I taught AMAT 327 (Elementary Abstract Algebra) and AMAT 640 (Introduction to Combinatorial Group Theory). The syllabus for AMAT 327 is here. The homework is here. The midterm was on Friday 10/11. Here it is (with solutions). The final is on Thursday 12/12 from 3:305:30pm in the usual room. The syllabus for AMAT 640 is here. The homework is here. In spring 2019 I taught AMAT 220 (Linear Algebra) and AMAT 540B (Topology II). The syllabus for AMAT 220 is here. The syllabus for AMAT 540B is here. The homework is here. The midterm is here. The final is here. In fall 2018 I taught AMAT/TMAT 222 (Honors Linear Algebra) and AMAT 540A (Topology I). The syllabus for AMAT/TMAT 222 is here. The syllabus for AMAT 540A is here. The homework is here. The takehome portion of the midterm is here (now with solutions). The inclass portion of the midterm is here (with solutions). The takehome portion of the final is here (with solutions). The inclass portion of the final is here (with solutions). In spring 2018 I taught AMAT/TMAT 218 (Honors Calculus of Several Variables) and AMAT 840 (Topics in Topology). The syllabus for AMAT/TMAT 218 is here. The topic for AMAT 840 was Geometric Group Theory, working from John Meier's book "Groups, Graphs, and Trees." The syllabus is here. The homework is here. In fall 2017 I taught AMAT/TMAT 119 (Honors Calculus 2). The syllabus is here. A list of courses taught before coming to UAlbany in fall 2017 can be found in my CV, and past course materials are available upon request. 