Philip L. Bowers
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Chairman & Dwight B. Goodner Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, USA, 1983
Detailed description of research 
I was trained as a topologist, but have moved more and more into geometry
and complex analysis and have started dabbling in some
applications of mathematics. My continuing interests are
 Discrete conformal geometry: conformal tilings; circle
packings on riemann surfaces; discrete analytic functions; the type
problem for graphs; piecewise flat surfaces and their conformal types;
Grothendieck dessins d'enfants;
 Geometric group theory: negatively curved, automatic, and
CAT(0)groups; boundaries of groups; metric geometry;
 Classical complex analysis: the Koebe uniformization problem;
 Applications: discrete conformal flattenings; numerical
uniformizations of riemann surfaces and piecewise flat surfaces;
flat anatomical mappings;
 Quantum: quantum mechanics, quantum field theory, quantum
computing.

 
