Dr IAIN AITCHISON

Position:
Senior Fellow (Associate)
Room:
157
Ext. Number:
46798
Research Groups:
Recent Publications:
  • GEOMETRY AND MARKOFF'S SPECTRUM FOR Q(i), I (2013) more
  • On the genus of infinite groups (2012) more
  • Localising Dehn's lemma and the loop theorem in 3-manifolds (2004) more
  • On Archimedean link complements (2002) more

Selected Publications


Extra Information:

Diploma of Education Melbourne State College 1976
MSc Melbourne 1980

PhD Berkeley, California 1984 (Earle C. Anthony Fellow)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Macquarie University 1984 - 86

Lecturer University of Melbourne 1986 - 90

Senior Lecturer University of Melbourne 1991 - 2007



Personal Interests:

International politics

History and Philosophy of Science

Gardening

House renovating/carpentry

Classical guitar playing (former teacher)

Listening to live jazz

Collecting books

Cycling (former Victorian champion)

Swimming

Ocean yacht racing (Melbourne - Hobart, etc)

Drinking wine

Eating spicy Asian cuisine

Past Postgraduate Supervision:
James COFFEY "3-manifolds built from injective handlebodies"
Thomas HANDSCOMB "Characteristic classes of surface bundles and Lefschetz fibrations"
John MASHFORD "Invariant measures and Mobius structures: a framework for field theory"
Armando RODADO "Weierstrass points and canonical cell decompositions of the moduli and teichmuller spaces of Riemann surfaces of genus two"