mailing address:Dept. of Mathematics Dartmouth Hanover, NH 03755-3551office:Kemeny Hall 231phone:603-646-3468fax:603-646-1312email:firstname dot lastname at dartmouth dot edu

**Position at Dartmouth: **

William Morrill Professor of Mathematics
and Computer Science

**Current and past PhD students: **

David Arasmith, mathematics;
Rachel Esselstein, mathematics; Chien-Chung Huang, computer science; Lizz Moseman, mathematics;
Amir Barghi, mathematics; Natasha Komarov, mathematics; Shahrzad Haddadan, computer science;
Zachary Hamaker, mathematics

**Research Areas: **

Discrete mathematics and the theory of computing;
probability theory; applications

**Previous affiliations: **

Member, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley CA, 12/05-5/05

Senior Research Fellow,Clay Mathematics Institute, 1/05-4/05

'03-'04: Member, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton NJ

'94-'04: Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies: Director, Fundamental Mathematics Research

'89-'94: Bellcore (now Telcordia Technologies): Director, Research Group in Mathematics and Theoretical CS

'77-'91: Emory University, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science---Asst
Prof., Assoc. Prof., Prof., Chairman

'75-'77: Stanford University, Dept. of Mathematics---Asst. Prof

'68-'71: U.S. Navy

**Mathematical publications:**

List with links to PostScript files

**Books on mathematical puzzles:**

*Mathematical Puzzles: A Connoisseur's Collection*,
AK Peters Ltd 2004;

and *Mathematical Mind-Benders,*,
AK Peters Ltd 2007. You can find corrections and additions to the latter
here.

**Education: **

'71-'75: Yale U., Ph.D. in Mathematics; Abraham Robinson and Angus
Macintyre, advisors

'64-'68: Harvard U., B.A. in Mathematics

**Grants, awards, patents:**

NSF and ONR research grants, 9/75-8/77, 7/83-10/92, 1/02-6/04, 4/06--

Lester R. Ford Award, Mathematical Association of America, 7/91

Patents allowed (8) and pending (1) in marine navigation, cryptology,
holography, distributed computing and optical networking

**Hobbies: **

Squash, bridge, piano playing and composing
(esp. ragtime); mechanical puzzles;
mathematical puzzles;

"7 Puzzles You Think You Must Not Have Heard Correctly"
from the Seventh Gathering for Gardner, now with solutions included!

- Math Sites:
- Bibliographies:
- Search text of technical reports (Indiana)
- CARL/UNCOVER - search journal articles (many fields) by title/author
- Theoretical CS journals/bibliographies (via MIT)

- Journals:
- Information and Computation (journal)
- The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics
- MIT Press Journals
- CPC - Combinatorics, Probability and Computing

- Places:
- Professional Associations:

- Library of Congress
- best URL for mechanical puzzles
- Bridge World magazine
- one of my bridge articles, after translation to Dutch and back to English.
- the same article in the original English.

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Last modified: *10 Dec 2004*