Professor Jenny Harrison

Department of Mathematics

University of California, Berkeley

### Education:

1971 B.A., University of Alabama

1975 Ph.D., University of Warwick

1979 Master of Arts, (title bestowed by Oxford University)

### Positions:

1975-76 Assistant, Institute for Advanced Study, Postdoc adviser: Hassler Whitney

1976-77 Instructor, Princeton University

1978-1988 Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

1978 Visiting Professor, I.H.E.S., Bures-sur-Yvette, summer

1981 Visiting Professor, I.M.P.A., Rio de Janeiro, June-August

1979-82 Fellow and tutor, Somerville College, Oxford (tenured position)

1979-82 Lecturer, Oxford University (tenured position)

1980 Visiting Professor, University of Maryland, September

1982 Visiting Professor, I.H.E.S., July-August

1988 Visiting Professor, University of Warwick, summer

1988-89 Assistant Research Mathematician, University of California, Berkeley

1989-90 NSF Visiting Professor, Yale University

1990-91 MSRI Visiting Professor

1993-present Professor, University of California, Berkeley

1996-97 Visiting Research Professor, Rockefeller University

2007 Miller Professor, Berkeley

### Editorial Boards:

Journal of Geometric Analysis

### Awards and grants:

Marshall Scholar, 1971-74.

Miller Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, 1977-79.

NSF research grant, 1978-79.

Principal Investigator, NSF research grant, 1983-1984.

NSF travel grant to Brazil, June-August, 1981.

Air Force research grant, 1986-88.

NSF Visiting Professor for Women, 1989-90.

Miller Professor 2007

FQXi award for research on fundamental questions in physics 2008

### Selected University and Department Service:

Chair, Status of Women and Ethnic Minorities

Ex officio member, Divisional Council of the Academic Senate

Chair, Mathematics Opportunity Committee

Committee Omega

Chair, Math Orchestra Committee

Committee on Teaching

Prize Committee

### Invited speaker:

#### 1998-99

Spitalfield’s London Math Society colloquium lecture, Cambridge, England

Newton Institute Three lectures on chainlet geometry to physicists

University of Warwick, seminar

#### 1999-2000

Dynamical systems seminar, University of California, Berkeley

Lecture series, University of California, Berkeley Geometric integration theory

#### 2001-2002

Applied math seminar, University of California, Berkeley, Chainlets as dual to wavelets

Math and science faculty group, University of California, Berkeley, Calculus on fractals

#### 2002-2003

Plenary speaker, Fractal Geometry and Stochastics, Friedrichsroda, Germany

Functional analysis colloquium, Berkeley, spring 2003

#### 2003-2004

Two lectures, Discrete Methods in Mechanics, Cal Tech, October 2003

Colloquium lecture, Department of Mathematics, November 2003

Newton Institute workshop on quantum theory, (invited lecture)

Geometric Analysis meeting in honor of Feldman, NYU, February 7

Einstein seminar, NYU, February 10

#### 2004-2005

Series of six lectures: Ravello Summer School for Mathematical Physics, 6 lecture course on Chainlet Geometry and its Applications to Pure and Applied Mathematics

Graduate seminar on chainlet geometry, spring semester 2005

Seminar, Matrix Computations & Scientific Computing, March 2005

L&S Faculty Forum Seminar, February 2005

CPAM seminar speaker, April 2005

Series of five lectures: Computational Electromagnetism, Tampere Finland, five day conference dedicated to applications of chainlet geometry, Plenary Speaker, May, 2005
2005-2006

Seminar, Applications of chainlet geometry to computational electromagnetism, Sandia National Laboratories, Aug, 2005

Invited speaker, Mathematical structures of materials, Gianfranco Capriz’ 80th birthday, Rome, October, 2005

Seminar, Commutative algebra and algebraic geometry seminar, UC Berkeley, November, 2005.

PDE seminar, UC Davis, April, 2006

Analysis seminar, UC Berkeley, April, 2006

#### 2006-2007

Colloquium, University of Arizona, September, 2006

Invited Seminar, University of Arizona, September, 2006

#### 2007-2008

Zurich ICIAM ‘07, invited lecture, July, 2007

Advanced Computational Electromagnetics (ACE ‘07), July 2007 ‘Geometric Poincare Lemma with applications to EM theory’

Dynamical systems seminar: two lectures ‘Quantum Calculus with convergence to the smooth continuum’, November-December 2007

Miller luncheon lecture ‘Quantum Calculus and the monads of Pythagoras’

MSRI Connections for Women: Dynamical Systems “Chainlet theory and Dynamics”

#### 2008-2009

Five seminars ‘Axioms of calculus’ Berkeley, 2008

Advanced Computational Electromagnetics (ACE’09), invited lecture, applications of Geometric Calculus to Electromagnetics, Rome, January 2009

#### 2009-2010

FQXi presentation on proposed new axioms of physics, Ponta Delgada Azores

#### 2010-11

Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, “Has Plateau’s Problem been solved?”

Invitation to speak at the Sullivan festival in Stony Brook, 2011.

Colloquium, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz, “Solution to Plateau’s Problem”