wross

I am a professor of mathematics at the University of Richmond.

Complex Analysis

Posted by on August 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

This semester I am teaching complex analysis out of Tristan Needham’s awesome book Visual Complex Analysis. You gotta try this book. You and your students will think differently about complex analysis.

Boundedness and compactness of composition operators

Posted by on April 21, 2010 in Uncategorized

I’m not an expert on composition operators and I’ve never published a paper on this subject — but I do have an opinion. For some reason I keep on getting referee requests and requests to write Math Reviews for papers on boundedness and compactness of composition operators between all sorts of non-standard and perhaps exotic spaces […]

How to give a good 20 minute math talk

Posted by on March 26, 2008 in Uncategorized

A colleague of mine wrote a nice piece about how to give a good mathematics colloquium talk. It is definitely worth a read. Paul Halmos also has a few words about giving talks. Like colloquium talks, many twenty minute talks are terrible. This is rather unfortunate and does real damage to mathematics. Though not all […]