Department of Mathematics

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd #11078

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1078

email: tom.richmond@wku.edu

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FAX: 270-745-3699

M.A. 1983 Duke University

B.S. 1981 Delta State University

1999-2000 Visiting Scholar, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt (Darmstadt,Germany)

1991-1996 Associate Professor, Western Kentucky University

1986-1991 Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University

2009-2010 Award for Advising, WKU Ogden College of Science and Engineering

2007-2009 Chair, Kentucky Section, Mathematical Association of America preceded by a 2-year term as Chair-Elect.

University Graduate Council

University Professional Education Committee

University Library Advisory Committee

University Academic Probation Committee

College Faculty Excellence Awards Committee

College Curriculum Committee

Departmental Head Search Committee

Departmental Strategic Planning Committee

Departmental Head Advisory Committee

Mathematics Graduate Curriculum Committee

Mathematics Majors Curriculum Committee

Mathematics Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Mathematics Director of Graduate Studies 2002-07

Summer Topology Conference, National Univ. of Ireland, Galway, June 2015.

University of Gafsa Categorical Topology Seminar (Tunisia), January 2015.

Brno Technical University (Czech Republic), December 2013.

Workshop on Coverings, Selections, and Games in Topology, Caserta, Italy, June 2012.

Summer Topology Conference, City College of New York, July 2011.

University of Siegen (Germany), June 2011.

AMS Southeast Section Meeting, Georgia Southern University, March 2011.

Summer Topology Conference, Brno Technical University (Czech Republic), July 2009.

Brno Technical University (Czech Republic), April 2008.

National University of Ireland, Galway, September 2007.

Summer Topology Conference, Georgia Southern University, July 2006.

1004th AMS Meeting, Special Session, Western Kentucky University, March 2005.

International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science at Schloss Dagstuhl, Saarland, Germany, August 2004.

Summer Topology Conference, University of Cape Town, July 2004.

International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science at Schloss Dagstuhl, Saarland, Germany, May 2002.

University of South Africa Topology Workshop, Pretoria, June-July, 2001.

University of Cape Town, July 9-10, 2001.

Technische Universitaet Darmstadt (Germany), June 2000, December 1999.

Institute for Algebra, Technische Universitaet Dresden (Germany), January 2000.

Universitaet Hannover (Germany), November 1999.

Tennessee Topology Conference, Nashville, June 1996

22nd Annual Miami University Math. and Stat. Conference, Oct. 1, 1994.

24th Romanian National Conference on Topology and Geometry, Timisoara, Romania, July 1994

Ninth Annual Summer Conference on Topology and Applications, Slippery Rock, PA, June 1993.

Technische Hochschule Darmstadt (Germany), May, 1993

Universitaet Hannover (Germany), June 1993

Symposium on Lattice Theory and its Applications in Honor of the 80th Birthday of

5th International Conference on Topology and its Applications, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, June 1990

Abo Akademi, Abo, Finland, June 1988

A Discrete Transition to Advanced Mathematics (joint with B. Richmond), 424 pages, American Mathematical Society Pure and Applied Undergraduate Texts, Volume 3, 2004.

** On Topology and Order:**

The Number of Convex Topologies on a Finite Totally Ordered Set
(joint with T. Clark), Involve,*
*Vol. 8, no. 1 (2015) 25-32.

Complementation in the Lattice of Locally Convex Topologies,
Order, Vol. 30, no. 2 (2013) 487-496.

Topologies Arising from Metrics Valued in Abelian l-Groups, (joint with R.
Kopperman and H. Pajoohesh), Algebra Universalis, 65 (2011)
315-330.

Collections of Mutually Disjoint Convex Subsets of a Totally
Ordered Set (joint with T. Clark), Fibonacci Quarterly, Vol. 48,
no. 1 (2010) 77-79.

T_i-Ordered Reflections, (joint with H.-P. Künzi), Applied General Topology, Vol. 6 no. 2 (2005) 207-216.

Completely Regular Ordered Spaces verses T2-ordered Spaces which are Completely Regular, (joint with H.-P. Künzi), Topology and its Applications, Vol. 135 no. 1 (2004) 185-196.

On General Topology:

Neighborhood Spaces and Convergence, (joint with J. Slapal), Topology Proceedings, 35 (2010) 165-175.

On Analysis:

Cantor Sets Arising from Continued Radicals, (joint with T. Clark), The Ramanujan Journal, Vol. 33, no 3 (2014) 315-327.

Continued Radicals, (joint with J. Johnson), The Ramanujan Journal, Vol. 15, no. 2 (2008) 259-273.

Ordered Compactifications: Connectedness and Remainders (joint with Sinem Karatas),

Ordered Separation Axioms and the Wallman Ordered Compactification (joint with A. McCluskey and H.-P. Künzi), Publicationes Mathematicae Debrecen, Vol. 73 no. 3-4 (2008), 361-377.

A Curious Example Involving Ordered Compactifications, Applied General Topology, Vol. 3 no. 2 (2002) pp. 225-233.

The Fastest Path between Two Points, With a Symmetric Obstacle, (joint with Kathleen Bell and Shania Polson),

Instant Insanity II (joint with Aaron Young), College Math. Journal, Vol. 44, no. 4 (Sept. 2013) 265-272.

How to Recognize a Parabola (joint with B. Richmond), Am. Math. Monthly, Vol. 116, no. 10 (Dec. 2009) 910-922.

Characterizing Power Functions by Volumes of Revolution (joint with B. Richmond), College Math. Journal, Vol. 29 no. 1 (Jan. 1998) 40-41.

Metric Spaces in which all Triangles are Degenerate (joint with B. Richmond), Am. Math. Monthly, Vol. 104, no. 8 (Oct. 1997) 713-719.

The Equal Area Zones Property (joint with B. Richmond), Am. Math. Monthly, Vol. 100 no. 5 (May 1993) 475-477.

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