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Douglas C. Ravenel
Department of Mathematics
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627
FAX (585) 273-4655
- B.A. with Highest Honors in Mathematics, Oberlin College,
- Ph.D. in Mathematics, Brandeis University, 1972.
- Chair, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester, 1996-2005.
- Professor of Mathematics, University of Rochester, 1988 to
present (named Fayerweather Professor 1999).
- Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington, 1981-1988.
- Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington,
- Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington,
- Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Columbia University,
- Member, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study,
Princeton, NJ, 1974-1975.
- Instructor of Mathematics, M.I.T., 1971-1973.
- Publications, with links to book
reviews, dvi files of selected papers, etc.
- Spring 2009, Harvard University and Instituto Supeior
- Fall 2005, Harvard University.
- Fall 2002, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK.
- Spring 2000, Johns Hopkins University.
- Fall 1994, University of Paris XIII.
- Fall 1989, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley.
- 1979-80, Cambridge University, University of Bonn, and University
- Fall 1978, Oxford University.
- 1974-1975, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
Articles and invited talks related to departmental
- National Science Foundation Research Grants, 1972-2001 and
2004-2007 and 2009 to present.
- Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship for Basic Research,
- Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), 1994.
- U. S. Israeli Binational Science Foundation, 1994-97.
Math on the rebound? Christian Science Monitor, August
four years later: from crisis to opportunity, Notices of the AMS,
46 (1999): 861-863.
happened to Rochester? Two years later, Mathematics is getting
accolades (by Allyn Jackson), Notices of the AMS, 44 (1997):
- American Mathematical Society Workshop for New Chairs (one of
four leaders), New Orleans, January, 2001.
- Board of Mathematical Sciences Chairs Colloquium, Washington DC,
November 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2002 (organizer)
- Washington University, October, 1999.
- American Mathematical Society Departmental Leadership meeting,
Indiana University, August, 1999.
- Ohio State University, March, 1999.
- University of Toledo, February, 1999.
- University of Washington, May, 1996.
- College Faculty Council 1995-97 and 2014-.
- College Faculty Council Steering Committee 1996-97 and 2015-17 (Chair 2016-17).
- University Committee on Tenure and Privileges 2007-2010.
- College Business Degree Committee 2007.
- College Curriculum Committee 2005-2010.
- Presidential Search Committee 2004.
- Faculty Budget Committee 2003-2012. (Cochair 2006-2010).
- Department Chair 1996-2005.
Faculty Senate 1998-2004 and 2007-2010.
Senate Executive Committee 1998-2003 (Chair 1999-2000,
Co-Chair 2001-02) and 2007-2010.
- Chair, Faculty
Governance Committee 1999-2001.
- Faculty Senate Webmaster 1998-99.
Committee on Faculty Handbook 1998.
- College Dean Search Committee 1996-97.
General professional service:
- Comentor (with Michael Hill) of Talbot workshop on Equivariant stable homotopy theory and the Kervaire invariant, April, 2016.
- Hot topics workshop on the Kervaire invariant, Mathematical Sciences
Research Institute, Berkeley, October, 2010.
Cohomology and Chromatic Chenomena & Higher
Isaac Newton Institute for
Mathematical Sciences, 2002.
- BMSA Chairs Colloquium, 2002.
- AMS Workshop for New Chairs, New Orleans, January, 2001, and San
Diego, January 2002.
- Journees de theorie de l'homotopie, Luminy, January, 1997.
- Fields Institute Homotopy Theory Year, Toronto,
- International Conference on Homotopy Theory, Gargnano, Italy,
- AMS Special Session in Homotopy Theory, Annual Meeting, San
- Algebraic Topology Conference in Honor of Samuel
Gitler, Cocoyoc, Mexico,
- International Conference on Algebraic
Topology, Arcata, California, 1986.
Selected invited lectures:
- David J. Pengelley
(1980), New Mexico State University, retired
A. Mitchell (1981), University of Washington.
- Austin C. Pearlman (1985), deceased.
Thompson (1986), Hunter College, CUNY.
Choi (1992), Seoul National University, South Korea.
- Binhua Mao (1994).
- Andrew Salch, (2008), Wayne State University.
- Don Larson (2013), Catholic University of America.
- Mingcong Zeng (current)
- Yan Zou (current)
- Yexin Qu (current)
- Ugur Yagit (current)
- Anthony Lanese (current)
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