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Kathryn Lindsey 


Email: klindsey [at] math [dot] uchicago [dot] edu
Office: 416 Eckhart Hall, University of Chicago 

Postdoc advisor: Amie Wilkinson

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I am an L. E. Dickson Instructor and N.S.F. MSPRF postdoc in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Chicago

In Fall 2017, I will start as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Boston College.


Research

Primary research interests:  Dynamical systems, low-dimensional geometry, complex analysis.  I'm particularly interested in translation surfaces and complex dynamics. 

Publications:


Teaching

Current teaching:

At University of Chicago:

Past teaching:

At University of Chicago:
At Cornell University:
At Williams College:
At Sea Education Association:
         Video clip - teaching my "watch" how to launch a life raft in an abandon ship scenario: click here    
         Video clip
- "calling" the striking and furling of the mains'l: click here


Activities

Recent and Upcoming Conferences, Seminars & Workshops:

(*) denotes invited talk, (~) denote contributed talk

Conference Organization:


Other, Academic

Dynamics Seminar :

I co-organize U. Chicago's Dynamics Seminar.  The seminar is Mondays at 3 p.m. in Eckhart 206. Email me if you would like to be added to the seminar email list, or if you or your guest would be interested in speaking in the seminar.  

AWM:

I am a co-founder and former president of the Cornell Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics.  The Cornell Chronicle made this video of our 2012 Pi Day pie-eating contest.  

Math Explorers Club:

The Math Explorers Club is a collection of materials designed to give middle school and high school students an introduction to interesting and advanced topics in mathematics.  I wrote the module An Introduction to Tilings.

Who Wants to Be a Mathematician? 

I made a cameo appearance in the 2015 AMS production of "Who Wants to Be a Mathematician?"


Some things I like:

Aditya Khanna
These guys
The ceramics studio at Hyde Park Art Center
Sea Education Association
Hyde Park Cats



BillThurston

My late mentor, Bill Thurston