John McCuan's CV
School of Mathematics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0160
Phone: (404) 894 4752
Fax: (404) 894 4409
1995 Stanford University. Ph.D. Mathematics. Advisor: Robert Finn
1989 University of Alabama at Birmingham. B.S. Mathematics.
EMPLOYMENT AND VISITING POSITIONS
1999-present Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
2001 Lecturer, CMI/MSRI Summer School on the Global Theory of Minimal Surfaces, Berkeley, CA.
1999 Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck-Institute of Mathematics in the Physical Sciences, Leipzig.
1996-99 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, MSRI and University of California, Berkeley.
Participating Senior Scientists: Craig Evans, David Hoffman, and Robert Osserman.
1996 Visiting Scholar, University of Leipzig.
1995-96 MSRI Postdoctoral Fellow, MSRI, Berkeley, CA.
1993-95 Research Fellow, Stanford University.
Designed ground based fluid mechanics experiment for NASA
STEP and Gravity Probe B Relativity Missions which
simulated low gravity by exploiting variational scaling relationships
among physical dimension, density difference, and angular velocity.
Undergraduate:   Calculus (Salas, Hille & Etgen; Lecture Notes on Linear Algebra)
Honors Differential Equations (Blanchard, Devaney, and Hall)
Differential Geometry (Adams)
Mathematics of Physical Systems (Boys)
Partial Differential Equations (Evans)
Riemannian Geometry (do Carmo)
Geometric Measure Theory and Elliptic Regularity (Evans & Gariepy; Lecture Notes)
University of California, Berkeley:
Undergraduate:   Ordinary Differential Equations (Birkhoff and Rota)
Algebraic Topology (Classification of 2-d surfaces---Armstrong)
Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences (Boas).
Calculus 19 (Harvard Calculus---first quarter).
Co-founder, with John Pelesko in 2001, of
an applied mathematics laboratory at Georgia Tech. The lab
provides facilities for fundamental research and instruction
involving physical experiments and demonstrations. See Pelesko's ACE Lab site too.
SPACE SHUTTLE EXPERIMENT.
Mathematical results of Symmetry via sphercial reflection and spanning drops in a wedge tested in experiment on Space Shuttle.
2001 MSRI/CMI Workshop and Conference on the Global Theory of Minimal Surfaces (4 lectures)
2000 Dixieland Analysis Seminar, Emory University
1999 Oberseminar, University of Bonn
1999 Analysis seminar, University of Leipzig
1999 Working seminar in Geometry, MPI Leipzig
1999 Workshop, Japanese American Mathematics Institute, Johns Hopkins
1999 Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar, University of Washington
1999 Mathematics Awareness Month Lecture, University of Alaska
1998 Outreach Program for Middle School, MSRI
1997 International Conference on Differential
Equations and Dynamic Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
1997 Outreach Program for High School, MSRI
1996 Mathematics Seminar, Lucent Technology
1996 International Conference in Differential Geometry, Rio de Janeiro
1996 Colloquium, University of Leipzig
2002 Atlanta, GA (co-organizer of special session)
2001 Columbia, SC
2001 Chattanooga, TN (two talks; co-organizer of special session)
1999 San Antonio, TX
1998 Davis, CA (two talks)
1997 Chattanooga, TN
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED.
Paul Concus (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
Robert Finn (Stanford University)
David Hoffman (MSRI)
John Pelesko (Georgia Tech)
DMS-0103848 Collaborative Research: Capillary Interfaces, with Paul Concus and Robert Finn, August 15, 2001 - July 31, 2004
Tech Fee Award for ACE Lab, with John Pelesko, 2002
2002-03 Faculty Advisory Committee, Qualifying Exam Committee, Elections Committee
2001-02 Colloquium Chair, Stelson Lecture Committee, Faculty Advisory Committee
2000-01 Stelson Lecture Committee
1999-2000 Geometry Seminar Organizer