Oliver Knill
Talks accessible for Highschool Students

Bowen-Lanford Zeta Function Fall, 2016 Math Table Handout [PDF]
3D Printing Experiments in MathematicsSeptember 30, 2016SIAM meeting Slides on Youtube, SIAM talks on ED16 - MS3-3 The PDF
Wu Characteristic March 8, 2016 Math table Handout [PDF]
Birkhoff Sums over Golden rotationsFebruary 23, 2015Boston University My notes (43 pages, unfinished), Keynote Slides Abstract of talk
Cauchy-BinetSummer 2014 Slide notes slides PDF, article, ArXiv.
Chinese Remainder TheoremSpring 2014Math circle Slides [PDF].
Mathematical structures in graph theoryJanuary 15, 2014 Joint AMS meeting, 2014 Slides [HTML], Slides [PDF], Part II not delivered [PDF].
Orbital NetworksFall 2013 Slides [HTML].
Illustrating mathematical proofsMay, 10 2013 Youtube talk, Paper, Book.
The Dirac operator of a graphJune 5, 2013 ILAS 2013 Slides from ILAS 2013 [PDF]. Preliminary notes (still updating).
From Archimedes to 3D printing: or from the sphere to the MandelbulbMay 18, 2013 SIC 2013 Talk summary [PDF], Slides [PDF] 86 Meg
Illustrating mathematical proofs using 3D printers May 6, 2013 Agenda, Book Slides [PDF] 112 Meg
If Archimedes knew functions ... March 6, 2013Pecha Kucha event Slides [HTML] and [PDF]. [Youtube, uploaded 10/20/2016]
Geometric Problems in Graph theoryNov 16, 2012Fall 2012 Section Meeting Slides [PDF], Clips [M4V] for Ipod.
Geometry of networksApr 1, 2012Math Circle at NortheasternHandout [PDF], [PDF Slides] [Media for Ipod]
Polyhedra and PolytopesDec 6, 2009Math Circle at NortheasternHandout [PDF], Slides I [PDF][Media for Ipod] Slides II [PDF][Media for Ipod]
Vector bundle illustrationsSeptember, 2009Some slides shown in a class of Lydia Bieri[PDF], [Ipod]
Technology in the ClassroomMarch 19, 2009Presentation in a class of Andy Engelward Webpage, Demo, 2011, Demo, 2012
Treasure Hunting Perfect Euler BricksFeb, 2009 Mathtable talkHandout [PDF], Treasure map
How Chaos inspires other disciplinesFeb 7, 2008Lecture organized by Society for Creativity and Innovation at Harvard College (general audience)Slides [PDF, 44Meg], Annotations to lecture [PDF],[Media for Ipod, 220Meg]
The oldest unsolved problem in mathematicsDec 2, 2007Math Circle at Northeastern UniversityHandout [PDF], Slides [PDF][Media for Ipod]
The structure from motion problemOctober 29, 2007Colby Colloquium (undergraduate level)Slides [PDF]
On the mathematics of panorama photographyJuly 11, 2007Math NOW series of Harvard Summer school (precalculus level)Slides [PDF]
Mathematics and AI Apr 1, 2007Math Circle at Northeastern University Handout [PDF][Media for Ipod]
ICTM 07: Benefits and Risks of Media and Technology in the ClassroomFeb 15-18, 2007ICTM Boston, 20079 slides and paper draft [PDF]
A lecture on Diophantine equations Apr 30, 2006Math Circle at Northeastern UniversityHandout [PDF]
First lectures in Calculus Teaching Sep 13, 2005Harvard UniversityMovie clips [Flash]
Number theory in dynamical system Nov. 5, 2004Tufts ColloquiumSlides [PDF]
A multivariable Chinese remainder theorem and Diophantine approximationApr 11, 2005Brandeis ColloquiumSlides [PDF],Multivariable Chinese remainder theorem [PDF],Curve approximation theorem
Pitfalls in Calculus teaching and learning5/20/05Harvard UniversityDraft [HTML],[PDF]
An hour on complex numbersSeptember 2004Math Warm Up Series Handout [PDF],Problems [PDF]Slides [PDF]
Applications of Subharmonic functionsFeb, 2004MathtableHandout [PDF]
Web pedagogy SeminarJanuary 2004Harvard UniversitySlides [PDF]
Fashion in MathematicsMay 2004Math CircleHandout [PDF]
BilliardsNovember 2003Math CircleHandout [PDF]
Enriching teaching with technologyAug 11, 2003Harvard UniversityDraft [PDF]
On a notion of Integrability March 2002UAB Conference Notes [PDF]
Open problems in Hamiltonian dynamicsOctober 19, 2000Montana State University Bozeman[HTML],[PDF],[GIF]
BilliardsDecember 1999Harvard University (my interview talk of December 17th)Handout [PDF],Ellipse property[PDF]

Oliver Knill, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA. SciCenter 432 Tel: (617) 495 5549, Email: knill@math.harvard.edu Twitter, Youtube, Vimeo, Linkedin Scholar Harvard Google plus Ello Webcam, Spring 2017 office hours: Mon-Fri 4-5 PM and by appointment.