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Meet the Faculty

William D. Dunbar

Bill Dunbar

William Dunbar

Division: Science, Mathematics and Computing
Appointment: 1993

Hall College Center
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ScB Brown University 1976 (Mathematics and Russian Studies)
MA Princeton University 1978 (Mathematics)
PhD Princeton University 1981 (Mathematics)

Professional History:

Rice University, G.C. Evans Instructor,1981 - 1984
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil),Visiting Researcher, Fall 1994
Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil),Visiting Researcher, Spring 1995
University of Michigan, Assistant Professor, 1985 - 1988
Pennsylvania State University at Erie, Assistant Professor, 1988 - 1993

Publications/Book Chapters/Exhibitions/Performances:

Dr. Dunbar's work in geometric topology and differential geometry has been published in the journals Topology and Its Applications, Contemporary Mathematics, Indiana University Mathematics Journal, Annales de l’Institut Fourier, and the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society.

Other Activities:

Occasional appearances as bossa nova vocalist, with John Myers, at Jazz Ensemble concerts. Very occasional appearances in the Dance Concert.