**Name**- Brian H. Bowditch
**Address**-
Mathematics
Institute,

University of Warwick,

Coventry CV4 7AL,

Great Britain. **Telephone**- +44-24-76522677
**Room**- A2.01, Zeeman Building.
**Email**

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I am now retired, and only visiting the department sporadically. If you want to contact me, it is probably best to use email.

**Research Interests**

- Hyperbolic, riemannian and metric geometry. Geometric group theory.

Some elaboration can be found here. **Former Research Students**Marco Barberis supervised jointly with Saul Schleimer.

Thesis: ``Rigidity properties for graphs associated with planar surfaces''.Esmee te Winkel (supervised jointly with Saul Schleimer) PhD Warwick, 2020.

Thesis: ``Curves and laminations on the five-times punctured sphere''. Available here.Ronja Kuhne (supervised jointly with Saul Schleimer) PhD Warwick, 2019.

Thesis: ``Polynomial-time efficient position''.Katie Vokes, PhD Warwick, 2018.

Thesis: ``Large scale geometry of curve complexes''.Francesca Iezzi, PhD Warwick, 2016.

Thesis: ``Sphere systems in 3-manifolds and arc graphs''.Robert Tang, PhD Warwick, 2013.

Thesis: ``Covering maps and hulls in the curve complex''.Tom Collyer, PhD Warwick, 2013.

Thesis: ``On generalised graphs and applications to the curve complex''. Available here.Ken Shackleton, PhD Southampton, 2005.

Thesis: ``Aspects of the curve complex and the mapping class group''.Javier Aramayona, PhD Southampton, 2004.

Thesis: ``The coarse geometry of Teichmüller space''.Aslı Yaman, PhD Southampton, 2003.

Thesis: ``Boundaries of relatively hyperbolic groups''.

**Teaching**-
MA4H4 Geometric group theory (previous years).

MA3D9 Geometry of curves and surfaces (previous years).

MA3H5 Manifolds (previous years).

**Assorted Mathematical Sites.**

- Geometric group theory (maintained by Jon McCammond) includes links to geometric group theorists' homepages, conferences etc.
- Geometry Center at Minneapolis. Includes graphics archives, downloadable software etc.
- Geometry Junkyard maintained by David Eppstein. All manner of geometrical sites.
- zbMATH Index of mathematical publications.
- Mathematics Subject Classification, 2020 Zentralblatt/American Mathematical Society.

**Things to do.**

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