Professor and Chair, Mathematics
Fax: (530) 752-6635
Knots generated by KnotPlot .
General Area of Interest: Knot Theory; 3-Manifolds
Year Joining the Davis Faculty: 1988
Degree: Ph.D. 1986, Rutgers University
Office Hours Spring 2020: TBA:
Teaching Spring 2020:
216, Geometric Topology.
Click here to see some of my papers on Math. Reviews.
The ``thompscharbyfest'' was excellent, thanks to all the organizers.
You can see a general description of my research on my department profiles page.
A brief biography is available here.
An occasionally updated CV is here.
Pictures of nudibranchs taken at Dillon Beach are here.
Here is a pdf of my paper Thin position and the recognition problem for S^3.
Here's information about the COSMOS program at UC Davis. This
is a 4-week residential
summer program in mathematics and science for talented high school students.