Department of Mathematics

Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd #11078

Bowling Green, KY 42101-1078

email: tom.richmond@wku.edu

270-745-6219

FAX: 270-745-3699

M.A. 1983 Duke University

B.S. 1981 Delta State University

1996-present Professor, Western Kentucky 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.

College Internationalization Committee

Mathematics Undergraduate Studies Committee

Courses Taught:

Summer Topology Conference, Leicester (England), July 2016.

Colloque International Sur les Mathèmatiques á Gafsa, (Tunisia), July 2015

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.

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:**

Complements of Convex Topologies on Products of Finite Totally
Ordered Spaces (joint with A. Mhemdi), Positivity,
doi:10.1007/s11117-017-0472-2

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.

On General Topology:

Maps Generating the Same Primal Space (joint with S. Lazaar and T. Turki), Quaestiones Mathematicae 40(1) (2017) 17-28.

Transitions between 4-Intersection Values of Planar Regions (joint with K. Bell), Applied General Topology 18(1) (2017) 183-202.

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

On Analysis:

Minimizing Times between Boundary Points on a Rectangular Pool (joint with T. Miick), Missouri J. Math. Sci. 28(1) (2016) 2-14.

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.

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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