Sabbaticals and Leaves
2001-02 Academic Year
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- Ken Kunen
- was on sabbatical during the fall semester of 2001-02.
based in Madison and took research trips to Budapest and Toronto. Besides
doing research, his sabbatical was used to work on a new edition of his 1981
book ``Set Theory'' and on curriculum development for Math 131 (one of the
courses required for students in the elementary education program).
- Alexander Nagel
- is on sabbatical for all of the 2001-02 academic
year. Alex spent the fall semester at the Universitat Autonoma de
Barcelona, Spain and is now back in Madison. In Barcelona he
collaborated with Joaquim Bruna. During his stay in Barcelona he
also made scientific visits to CIRM in Marseille (France), the Scuola
Normale in Pisa (Italy),
and Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel
(Germany). One of his sabbatical projects is working on a research
monograph on finite-type geometry and analysis.
- Carl de Boor
- is also on sabbatical for all of the 2001-02
sabbatical year. Carl is based in Madison and is taking several
research trips during the year. One of his major projects is an
e-book on splines.
- Paul Milewski
- is spending his year-long sabbatical collaborating
with colleagues at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. Among his
research visits are trips to the Newton Institute (Cambridge, England),
Morningside Institute (Beijing, China), and IMPA (Rio de Janeiro,
2002-03 Academic Year
In addition, four faculty members have been granted sabbaticals for next
- Pat Ahern
- will be on sabbatical all year at universities in
Marseilles, France and La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain.
- Steffen Lempp
- will be on sabbatical all year at the University of
- Arnold Miller
- will spend his year-long sabbatical at the Fields
the University of Toronto, Canada.
- Paul Rabinowitz
- will spend one month of his fall semester
Princeton University, and one or two weeks at the University of Tokyo,