David Rosenthal







Contact information


      8000 Utopia Pkwy
      Jamaica, NY 11439 USA

Office:     SJH 334C
Phone:     (718) 990-2338
Fax:         (718) 990-1650

Email     rosenthd@stjohns.edu


David Rosenthal

Associate Professor

Ph.D., 2002, SUNY Binghamton

(at St. John's since 2004)

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Research interests: Algebraic and geometric topology, coarse geometry



Teaching Research
"A Readable Introduction
to Real Mathematics"

Activities





Teaching


Fall 2016

·    MTH 1600  "Sports Analytics: Quantitative Reasoning in Sports"    MR 10:40 – 12:05 (SJH 209)
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·    MTH 2750  "University Calculus III"    TF 10:40 – 12:05 (SJH 309)  and W 1:50 – 3:15 (SJH 306)
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Spring 2016


·
   
MTH 1740  "University Calculus II"    TF 1:50 – 3:15,  W 12:15 – 1:40
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·
    MTH 4910  "Introduction to Set-Theoretic Topology
"    TF 7:30 – 8:55am
Course home page


Fall 2015

·    MTH 1600  "Sports Analytics: Quantitative Reasoning in Sports"    MR 10:40 – 12:05

·    MTH 1740  "University Calculus II"    MWR 12:15 – 1:40

·    MTH 4953  Independent Study: "Introduction to Knot Theory"






Research

Preprints

·   Regular finite decomposition complexity [pdf]
(with Daniel Kasprowski and Andrew Nicas)
arXiv: 1608.04516 [math.MG]


Published or Accepted

·   Hyperbolic dimension and decomposition complexity [pdf]
(with Andrew Nicas)
To appear in a volume of the London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes Series as part of the conference proceedings dedicated to Ross Geoghegan.

·  
Metric dimensions of minor excluded graphs and minor exclusion in groups [pdf]
(with Mikhail Ostrovskii)
International Journal of Algebra and Computation 25 (2015) pp. 541–554.

·   On the K-theory and L-theory of hyperbolic and virtually finitely generated abelian groups
[pdf]
(with Wolfgang Lück)
Forum Mathematicum 26 (2014) pp. 1565–1609.

·   On the asymptotic dimension of the dual group of a locally compact abelian group [pdf]
(with Andrew Nicas)
Topology and Its Applications 160 (2013) pp. 682–684.

·   Coarse structures on groups [pdf]
(with Andrew Nicas)
Topology and Its Applications 159 (2012) pp. 3215–3228.

·   Split injectivity of the Baum-Connes assembly map [pdf]
Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly (Special Issue: In honor of F. Thomas Farrell and Lowell E. Jones, Part 2 of 2) 8 (2012) pp. 453–479.

·   Assembly maps for group extensions in K-theory and L-theory with twisted coefficients [pdf]
(with Ian Hambleton and Erik K. Pedersen)
Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly (Special Issue: In honor of F. Thomas Farrell and Lowell E. Jones, Part 1 of 2) 8 (2012) pp. 175–197.

·   A user's guide to continuously controlled algebra [pdf]
Cohomology of Groups and Algebraic K-theory, pp. 489–501, Adv. Lect. Math. (ALM) vol. 12, Int. Press, Somerville, MA, 2010.

·   Finite Z/2Z-CW complexes which are not homotopically stratified by orbit type [pdf]
(with Andrew Nicas)
Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 137 (2009) pp. 381–384.

·   Hochschild homology relative to a family of groups [pdf]
(with Andrew Nicas)
Algebraic & Geometric Topology 8 (2008) pp. 693–728.

·   On the K-theory of groups with finite asymptotic dimension [pdf]
(with Arthur Bartels)
Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik 612 (2007) pp. 35–57.

·   Continuous control and the algebraic L-theory assembly map
Forum Mathematicum 18 (2006) pp. 193–209; Erratum: Forum Math. 19 (2007) p. 761.

·   On the algebraic K- and L-theory of word hyperbolic groups
(with Dirk Schütz)
Mathematische Annalen 332 (2005) pp. 523–532.

·   Splitting with continuous control in algebraic K-theory
K-theory 32 (2004) pp. 139–166.



Non-Research Publications

·   How many holes does my cat have? (In memory of Prof. Bill Watson) [pdf]
Indian Journal of Mathematics (Proceedings on the Fourth Dr. George Bachman Memorial Conference) 53 (2011), suppl., pp. 257–265.



Books

·   A Readable Introduction to Real Mathematics
(with Daniel Rosenthal and Peter Rosenthal)
Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, Springer, New York, 2014.
[Flyer]






Upcoming Activities

·  Speaking in the  CUNY Geometry & Topology Seminar
CUNY Graduate Center (New York)
November 8, 2016

·  Attending Groups, Manifolds and K-theory: A conference in honor of Wolfgang Lück's 60th birthday
Universität Münster (Germany)
June 5 – 9, 2017


Previous
Activities

·  Visited the Bonn Topology Group
Universität Bonn (Germany)
July 6 – 15, 2016

·  Visited the Copenhagen Topology Group
University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
June 21 – 27, 2016

·  Spoke at the
Workshop on Group Actions - Classical and Derived
The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (Toronto, ON)
June 13, 2016

·  Spoke in the Topology and Dynamics Seminar
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
February 23, 2016

·  Spoke in the Geometry & Topology Seminar
McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)
January 14, 2016

·  AMS Fall Sectional Meeting: Special Session on Geometric Topology
Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
November 14 – 15, 2015

· 
Topology and Geometry Conference
Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (Bonn, Germany)
August 17 – 21, 2015

·  Participant in the Follow-up Workshop to TP: Rigidity
Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics (Bonn, Germany)
April 27 – May 1, 2015

· 
Spoke in the Algebra/Topology Seminar
University at Albany (SUNY)
October 16, 2014

·  Visited the Bonn Topology Group
Universität Bonn (Germany)
July 2 – 25, 2014

·  Spoke at the Topological Methods in Group Theory Conference (in honor of Ross Geoghegan's 70th birthday)

Ohio State University
June 16 – 20, 2014

·  Spoke in the Modern Analysis & Geometry Seminar
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
October 29, 2013

·  Spoke at the Fifth Annual Dr. George Bachman Memorial Conference
St. John's University (Manhattan Campus)
October 13, 2013

·  Spoke in the Seminar AG Topology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
July 4, 2013

·  Visited the Bonn Topology Group

Universität Bonn (Germany)
July 2013

·  Attended the workshop Cohomological Methods in Geometric Group Theory
Banff International Research Station (Alberta, Canada)
November 25 – 30, 2012

·  Spoke in the Geometry & Topology Seminar
McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)
November 22, 2012

·  Visited the Bonn Topology Group
Universität Bonn (Germany)
September 1, 2011 – July 31, 2012

·  Topology and Groups - Berlin 2012
Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)
June 18 – June 29, 2012

·  Spoke in the Oberseminar Globale Analysis
Universität Regensburg (Germany)
January 18, 2012

·  Spoke in the Oberseminar Topologie
Universität Bonn (Germany)
November 8, 2011

·  Spoke in the Notre Dame Topology Seminar
University of Notre Dame
May 5, 2011

·  Spoke at the Classifying Spaces for Families of Subgroups
Ohio State University
December 4 – 5, 2010

·  J. William Fulbright Scholars Award

Universität Münster (Germany)
January 16 – July 15, 2010

·  Visited
the Münster Topology Group
Universität Münster (Germany)
June 1 – June 30, 2009

·  Geometry and Topology
Universität Münster (Germany)
June 1 – 5, 2009

·  Manifold Perspectives
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (Germany)
May 24 – 30, 2009

·  Geometric Topology: In honor of Steve Ferry's
60th birthday
University of Chicago
March 22 – 24, 2009

·  Surgery and Manifold Theory: A celebration of the 60th birthday of Andrew Ranicki
Universität Münster (Germany)
June 19 – 20, 2008

·  Visited the Münster Topology Group
Universität Münster (Germany)
May 19 – June 27, 2008

·   Singularities in Topology and Geometry: In honor of Sylvain Cappell's
60th birthday
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
March 17 – 20, 2008

·   Special Session on Geometric Topology at the AMS 2008 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting

(Co-organized by myself and Marco Varisco)
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
March 15 – 16, 2008

·  Spoke in the Geometry & Topology Seminar at McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
February 28, 2008

· 
Spoke in the Oberseminar Topologie at Universität Bonn
Bonn, Germany
January 15, 2008

·  Spoke in the Oberseminar Topologie at Universität Münster
Münster, Germany
January 7, 2008

·  Spoke in the Topology Seminar at Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana
December 15, 2007

·  Spoke at the Topological and Geometric Rigidity Workshop
Banff International Research Station (Alberta, Canada)
July 29 – August 3, 2007

·  Spoke at the Cohomology of Groups and Algebraic K-theory Conference
CMS, Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China)
July 2 – 12, 2007

·  Visited the Münster Topology Group
Universität Münster (Germany)
June 1 – 30, 2007

·  Attended the Topology Workshop
Banff International Research Station (Alberta, Canada)
February 25 – March 2, 2007

·  Attended the Geometry, Topology and Their Interactions Conference in honor of Farrell & Jones
Instituto de Matemáticas, UNAM (Morelia, México)
January 8 – 13, 2007