Interests: Data science; applied computational topology; nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation; mathematical modeling; mathematical biology;  educational psychology and learning science; technology; diversity; art

Speaking/Presenting: Contact me here if you want to inquire about about having me give a nontechnical public talk or an academic talk on: data science; diversity; teaching and learning; applied topology; biological swarms; patterns in nature; or any other area I work in.

QSIDE: I am excited to announce the launch of QSIDE, the Institute for the Quantitative Study of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity. Please read about us!

Hot off the presses (March – May, 2019):

Diversity in art museums: My team’s work on diversity of artists in major U.S. museums has been covered in the national and international press and on social media. See my Press page for a more complete list, but coverage includes: Art Critique, Artnet, Arts JournalArtsy, Cosmos, DCist, The GuardianMinnesota Public RadioMIT Technology Review, Pacific StandardPhys.org, San Francisco Chronicle, Scientific American (Arabic edition)Smithsonian Magazine.

Algorithmic abstract art: My mathematical modeling students made some gorgeous works inspired by Takenaga, Walkowitz, Albers, Davis, and Rosenquist. You can see one of these (Albers-inspired) as the featured image above.

Visual syllabi: Sometimes people come here looking for my visual syllabi. You can see one example here, and I am happy to share my syllabi for other courses as well. Just contact me.

Support: I’m grateful to be supported by the National Science Foundation since 2006, currently by grant DMS-1813752, Variational and Topological Approaches to Complex Systems (2018 – 2021). The views expressed on my website are my own and do not in any way represent the NSF.