Curriculum Vitae | ||

Scott Crass | ||

Department
of
Mathematics & Statistics |
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CSU, Long Beach | ||

Long Beach, CA 90840 |

studies | ||

University of
California, San DiegoThesis: Solving the Sextic by
Iteration: A Complex Dynamical ApproachAdvisor: Peter Doyle |
1991-1996 | Ph.D. Mathematics |

California State University, Long Beach | 1988-1991 | B.A. Mathematics |

University of Notre Dame | 1982-1984 | M.A. History and Philosophy of Science |

positions | ||

Professor
of
Mathematics |
CSULB |
2010- |

Associate Professor of Mathematics | CSULB | 2005-2010 |

Assistant Professor of Mathematics | CSULB | 2001-2005 |

Assistant Professor of Mathematics | SUNY College at Buffalo | 1997-2001 |

Research Fellow | University of Warwick | 1999-2000 |

Assistant Professor of Mathematics | Denison University | 1996-1997 |

work |

expository |

Polynomials, Dynamics, and
Choice: The Price We Pay for Symmetry CRC Press, 2022 |

An
experimental approach to equation-solving: Symmetry and
dynamics In T. Ambdeberhan and V. Moll, eds., Tapas in Experimental Mathematics Contemporary Mathematics 458 (American Mathematical Society, 2008) |

Polynomials,
symmetry, and dynamics: An undertaking in
aestheticsVisual
Mathematics 4, No. 1, 2002 |

Solving
polynomial equations by iteration: An aesthetic
approachIn C. Bruter, ed., Mathematics
and
Art (Springer-Verlag, 2002) Preprint: arpam.free.fr/colloque.html |

research |

Completely solving the
quintic by iteration La Matematica, 2022 |

Critically-finite dynamics
on the icosahedron Symmetry, 2020, 12(1), 177 (open access) |

Dynamics of a soccer ball Experimental Mathematics 23, No. 3, 2014, 261-270 |

New
light on solving the sextic by iteration: An algorithm
using reliable dynamics Journal of Modern Dynamics 5, No. 2, 2011, 397-408 Preprint: arxiv.org/abs/1106.3304 |

Solving
the heptic by iteration in two dimensions: Geometry and dynamics under Klein's group of order 168 Journal
of Modern Dynamics 1, No. 2, 2007, 175-203Preprint: arxiv.org/abs/math.DS/0601394 |

A family of critically finite maps with
symmetryPublicacions
Matematiques 49, No. 1, 2005, 127-157 Preprint: arxiv.org/abs/math.DS/0307057 |

Solving
the octic by iteration in six dimensionsDynamical Systems: An International Journal 17, No. 2, June 2002 |

Solving
the quintic by iteration in three dimensionsExperimental
Mathematics 10, No. 1, 2001, 1-24Preprint: arxiv.org/abs/math.DS/9903054 |

Solving the sextic by iteration:
A study in complex geometry and dynamicsExperimental
Mathematics 8, No. 3, 1999 , 209-240Preprint: arxiv.org/abs/math.DS/9903111 |

With Peter Doyle. Solving the
sextic by iteration: A complex dynamical approachInternational Mathematics
Research Notices, No. 2, 1997, 83-99Preprint: arxiv.org/abs/math.DS/9903106 |

talks |

Dynamics of a soccer ball Geometry Seminar Brown University March 2015 |

Math as exploration Educating for Intellectual Virtues Loyola Marymount June 2013 |

Making
a
soccer ball by iterationMathematics Colloquium Fullerton College November 2012 |

Dynamics
with 168-fold symmetry Dynamics semniar Univ of North Texas March 2011 |

The
nature of fractal geometry Math Day at the Beach CSULB March 2011 |

Math as exploration AMS-MAA-MER Special session, Mathematics and Education Reform AMS national meeting Washinton, DC January 2009 |

Images of
dynamics and symmetryMiami University Symposium on Computational Research Dynamical Systems in Arts, Science, and Engineering Miami Univ of Ohio March 2008 |

A family of critically
finite maps with symmetry Special session, Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory AMS regional meeting Miami Univ of Ohio March 2007 |

A family of critically
finite maps with symmetry Dynamics seminar Univ of Southern California January 2007 |

Rational maps with the
symmetries of complex reflection groups Special session, Arrangements and Related Topics AMS national meeting New Orleans January 2007 |

The quintic is to the
icosahedron as the sextic is to what? Claremont Topology-Geometry Seminar Pomona College March 2005 |

The Tao of bicycle tracks Math Day at the Beach CSULB March 2005 |

A family of critically
finite maps with symmetry Special session, Applications of algebraic methods in dynamical systems Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations American Institute of Mathematical Sciences California State Polytechnic Univ, Pomona June 2004 |

Drawing in Mathematical
Light Contributed paper session, Mathematics across the curriculum Mathematical Association of America, Southern California section meeting California State Polytechnic Univ, Pomona October 2003 |

The octic equation and
beyond Mathematics colloquium Tulane Univ March 2003 |

Solving the quintic by
iteration in three dimensions Special Session, The Quintic Equation: Algebra and Geometry AMS regional meeting Portland State Univ June 2002 |

Maps on CP^{3} with the symmetries of the
symmetric group S_{5}LA Dynamics Seminar CSULB January 2002 |

Solving the octic by
iteration in six dimensions Mathematics colloquium Wake Forest Univ November 2000 |

Solving
polynomial equations by iteration: An aesthetic
approachArts et Mathématiques
Colloque Maubeuge,
France September 2000 |

Symmetry-based
solutions to polynomialsSession on SymmetryAlhambra 2000 Granada, Spain July 2000 |

Solving
the quintic by iteration in three dimensionsSpring lecture series, Complex
DynamicsUniv of Arkansas, Fayetteville April 1999 |

Solving
the quintic by iteration in three dimensionsGeometry and topology seminarSUNY, Buffalo December 1998 |

Maps on CP^{3} with the symmetries of the
symmetric group S_{5
}Special session, Complex
DynamicsAMS regional meeting Chicago, Illinois September 1998 |

Solving
the sextic by iterationGeometry and topology seminarSUNY, Buffalo February 1998 |

Valentiner's group: The action
of the alternating group A_{ 6} on the
complex projective planeSpecial session, Groups and
Geometry AMS regional meeting Manhattan, Kansas March 1998 |

The
price we pay for symmetryUCSD
May 1997 |

Solving
the sextic by iterationDynamics seminarSUNY, Stony Brook March 1997 |

Solving the
Sextic by Iteration: A study in complex geometry and
dynamicsSpecial session, Dynamical Systems and
Fractal GeometryAMS regional meeting Memphis, Tennessee March 1997 |

Molien
series for complex reflection groupsSession, Combinatorics AMS national meeting San Diego, CA January 1997 |

Projective
geometry with the game of SETOberlin
College November 1996 |