Tom Richmond

University Distinguished Professor


 Department of Mathematics
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #11078 
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1078

email: tom.richmond [at]
Skype:  trichmondwku 
(270) 266-1486
(270) 745-3699 (fax) 


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General Topology: An


General Topology: An Introduction
Tom Richmond
(c) De Gruyter 2020

Professional Information about Tom Richmond

Fall 2021 Courses:

Trigonometry Math 117
Differential Equations Math 331
Topology Math 439/Math 439G
Math 498 Senior Seminar
     Math 498 Paper Rubric
     Math 498 Presentation Rubric

KYMAA 2014
The Mathematical Association of America Kentucky Section confers upon Tom Richmond its Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in Recognition of Extraordinarily Successful Teaching.
Presented by Pat Costello, March 28, 2014
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A Discrete Transition
to Advanced Mathematics
Bettina Richmond 
Thomas Richmond
Mathematics for Applications

Tom Richmond serves on the Editorial Board of Mathematics for Applications

Richmond's Animated Pages:

Area Formulas, The Pythagorean Theorem, Sine, Cosine.

You may also find some these in the National Curve Bank as Deposit #17, Deposit #18, and Deposit #85.
logo WKU hosted the
33rd Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications
July 17-20, 2018  Western Kentucky University
7 Special Sessions 
2016 Physics Nobel Laureate Michael Kosterlitz spoke on topology in physics
181 participants from 25 countries gave 174 presentations.

Scenes from the AMS Special Session Topology, Convergence and Order in honor of Darrell Kent, Western Kentucky University, April 18-19, 2005.

Web Sites

Kentucky Section, Mathematics Association of America
Mathematical Association of America Home Page
Topology Atlas
American Mathematical Society
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
WKU Online

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