Aaron Robertson

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Aaron Robertson

Professor of Mathematics

Department/Office Information

Mathematics
219 McGregory Hall

Contact

Visit my website for more complete information.

  • PhD Temple University 1999
  • BS University of Michigan 1993
  • 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
  • Math 111: Calculus I
  • Math 112: Calculus II
  • Math 113: Calculus III
  • Math 250: Number Theory and Mathematical Reasoning
  • Math 316: Probability
  • Math 327: Geometry
  • Math 377: Real Analysis
  • Math 410: Ramsey Theory
  • Math 416: Mathematical Statistics
  • Math 483: Research Seminar in Mathematics

Combinatorics, specifically Ramsey Theory.

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.

Books

  • Fundamentals of Ramsey Theory, CRC Press, 2021
  • Ramsey Theory on the Integers, Second Edition (with Bruce Landman), AMS, 2014 (heavily revised and expanded)
  • Ramsey Theory on the Integers (with Bruce Landman), AMS, 2004

 

Edited Books

  • Combinatorial Game Theory. A Special Collection in Honor of Elwyn Berlekamp, John H. Conway and Richard K. Guy (co-editor with Bruce Landman, Florian Luca, Mel Nathanson, Jaroslav Nesetril, and Richard J. Nowakowski), de Gruyter, 2022
  • Number Theory and Combinatorics.  A Collection in Honor of the Mathematics of Ronald Graham (co-editor with Bruce Landman, Florian Luca, Mel Nathanson, and Jaroslav Nesetril), de Gruyter, 2022
  • 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

 

Articles

  • 31 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, Experimental Math., Integers, Journal of Combinatorics and Number Theory, Journal of Combinatorial Theory (Series A), Journal of Combinatorics, New Phytologist, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, Séminaire Lotharingien de Combinatoire, and SIAM Journal of Discrete Math.

Visit http://math.colgate.edu/~aaron for a complete list of my papers, all of which are downloadable.

  • NSA Research grant
  • 2 NSF Conference grants
  • Research Council Associate Leave Award
  • Nominated as Phi Eta Sigma Professor of the Year (x4)
  • 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