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Aaron Robertson

Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics, 219 McGregory Hall
p 315-228-7227

Degree

  • PhD Temple University 1999
  • BS University of Michigan 1993

Teaching Experience

  • Professor of Mathematics, Colgate University, 2012-present
  • Associate Professor of Mathematics, Colgate University, 2005-2012
  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Colgate University, 1999-2005
  • Teaching assistant, Temple University, 1993-1999

I have taught the following courses at Colgate:

  • FSEMs: Art of Problem Solving, Math and Music
  • Math 105: Introduction to Statistics (formerly 102)
  • Math 111: Calculus I
  • Math 112: Calculus II
  • Math 113: Calculus III (formerly 213)
  • Math 250: Number Theory and Mathematical Reasoning
  • Math 316: Probability
  • Math 327: Geometry
  • Math 377: Real Analysis (formerly 323)
  • Math 399: Mathematical Problem Solving
  • Math 410: Ramsey Theory on the Integers (as a special topic and independent study)
  • Math 416: Mathematical Statistics (formerly 317)
  • Math 483: Research Seminar in Mathematics (as a trial in 399)

Specialties

Ramsey theory and enumerative combinatorics

Interests

Outside of math, I enjoy playing guitar and singing in the band Dangerboy as well as learning the art and science of mixing and recording music.

Publications

BOOKS:
  • Ramsey Theory on the Integers, Second Edition (with Bruce Landman), AMS, 2014 (heavily revised and expanded)
  • Integers: Annual Volume 2013 (co-editor with Florian Luca, Bruce Landman, Mel Nathanson, Jaroslav Nesetril, and Richard Nowakowski), de Gruyter, 2014
  • Combinatorial Number Theory: Proceedings of the Integers Conference 2011 (co-editor with Bruce Landman, Mel Nathanson, Jaroslav Nesetril, Richard Nowakowski, and Carl Pomerance), de Gruyter, 2013
  • Combinatorial Number Theory: Proceedings of the Integers Conference 2007 (co-editor with Bruce Landman, Mel Nathanson, Jaroslav Nesetril, Richard Nowakowski, and Carl Pomerance), de Gruyter, 2009
  • Ramsey Theory on the Integers (with Bruce Landman), AMS, 2004.

ARTICLES:

  • 27 articles in the following journals: Advances in Applied Math., Annals of Combinatorics, ARCH, Discrete Math., Discrete Math. and Theoretical Computer Science, Electronic Journal of Combinatorics, European Journal of Combinatorics, Integers, Journal of Combinatorial Theory (Series A), New Phytologist, Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, and SIAM Journal of Discrete Math.

Visit www.aaronrobertson.org for a complete list of my papers, all of which are downloadable.

Distinctions

  • NSA Research grant
  • 2 NSF Conference grants
  • Research Council Associate Leave Award
  • Nominated as Phi Eta Sigma Professor of the Year (x2)
  • Shared $100 prize from Ron Graham for co-solving one of his unsolved problems
  • Awarded $50 prize from Doron Zeilberger for "almost" solving another Ron Graham problem
  • Outstanding Teaching Awards, Temple University 1996, 1997, 1998
  • Graduated with highest distinction (top 3 percent) from University of Michigan, 1993
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa, University of Michigan Chapter, 1993

Board Membership

  • Associate Managing Editor, Integers (www.integers-ejcnt.org), 2008-present
  • Assistant Managing Editor, Integers, 2000-2008