(Renumbered as MAT355 beginning AY 2012-13)

Riemannian geometry of surfaces. Surfaces in Euclidan space, second fundamental form, minimal surfaces, geodesics, Gauss curvature, Gauss-Bonnet Theorem, uniformization of surfaces.

(Renumbered as MAT355 beginning AY 2012-13)

Riemannian geometry of surfaces. Surfaces in Euclidan space, second fundamental form, minimal surfaces, geodesics, Gauss curvature, Gauss-Bonnet Theorem, uniformization of surfaces.

Classes meet Monday and Wednesday.

Some reading and 5-7 homework problems per week which will account for 50% of the course grade.

MAT 218 or consent of the instructor.

Take Home Mid term Exam - 20%

Take Home Final Exam - 30%

Problem set(s) - 50%