## Pangolin

The Pangolin seminar takes place every other Tuesday online in Zoom.

For more information, please consult our webpage.

## Habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR)

Defended 8th February 2017, Université Grenoble-Alpes

The French *"Habilitation à diriger des recherches"*, introduced in 1984, replaced the older *"Doctorat d'État"* and is roughly equivalent to the Anglo-American D.Sc. It is the general requirement for applying for a French *"Professeur"* position as well as for supervising PhD students within the French system.

## PhD

Defended 13th December 2004, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay

## Research Interests

Geometric analysis, differential topology, Morse/Floer theory, Teichmüller theory

Key Words: embeddings and immersions, curvature problems, elliptic and parabolic PDEs, degree theory, Morse/Floer theory

## Publications

Last Updated 30th December 2020.

#### Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

## Curriculum Vitae

Important - My email address may be found in my CV. The addresses in these files have however been censored to protect against spam. To obtain my address, simply replace "g*a*a*a*d*e*s*i*h" with "grahamandrewsmith".

Both CVs are now very old.

## Art and Mathematics - Interesting Links

A beleza escondida da matemática
A charming online exhibition produced by the Museu do Amanhã for which I provided scientific consultancy.

Symmetry in Moorish and Other Ornaments
Moorish tilings in the Alhambra (Granada, Spain) have symmetry groups belonging to 13 of the 17 different chrystalographic classes. The remaining 4 groups were later identified in the adjoining museum.

Origami
Work by Robert J. Lang.

More origami
Work by Eric Joisel.

Blooms
Animated sculptures by John Edmark.

Strandbeest
Geometry comes to life with Theo Jansen's eolian creatures.

The Wintergatan marble machine
Technically more basic engineering than mathematics, but still impressive.

## Good Reads

The miracle of Purun Baghat, by Rudyard Kipling
When did the mundane become sacred? It happened before our very eyes, and we never even noticed.

The Gulag Archipelago, Parts I-II, Parts III-IV, Parts V-VII, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Last and first men, by Olaf Stapledon
Harrison Bergeron, by Kurt Vonnegut
We, by Eugene Zamiatin

## Spring School

## Russian Roulette

Graham Smith, Graham Andrew Smith, Mathematics, curvature, compactness, geometry, topology, analysis, geometric analysis, differential geometry, differential topology, Degree theory, Morse, Morse theory, Floer, Floer homology, Plateau, Plateau problems, Minkowski, Minkowski problems, mean curvature, extrinsic curvature, special Lagrangian curvature, geotop