John M. Sullivan

Adjunct Professor in the
Department of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Since July 2003, I have been at TU Berlin. Please see my homepage there.

Optimal geometry
• Annotated Bibliography:
      chronological, or by subject
Online preprints
Grant support
Curriculum Vitae
Still images of bubbles, foams, etc.
Videos: "The Optiverse", "Knot Energies", "The Borromean Rings"
Teaching philosophy
Previous semesters
Further teaching information
photo of John Sullivan

Leo Deutsch/English

Other Activities:
Snow Sculpture 2004, 2005
• The International Society of the Arts, Mathematics, and Architecture (ISAMA)
• Essay on Optimal Geometry as Art, for Math Awareness Month 2003.
• Essay on the beginning of the new millennium.
• MAA Session on Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science, January 2003, Baltimore
• AMS Special Session on Optimal Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, October 2002, Madison
• AMS Special Session on Optimal Geometry, March 1999, Urbana
• Presentation on "Equal-tempered musical scales with few notes" at Bridges 2000.
• Public Lecture, Dec 8, 1998: "The Geometry of Foams", in the series Mathematics in Science and Society
• Java applets: stereographic projection; parallel transport; tight clasp; panoramic photos.
• Interactive K-12 math: Eggmath
UIUC Math Seminar Calendar
• Older software
• My GnuPG public key
Outside hobbies, Photos, Quotes
My sons Paul and Robert