Clayton Shonkwiler

Me in front of a whiteboard

Associate Professor                             
Associate Chair/Undergraduate Director
Department of Mathematics
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Office: Weber 206C
Phone: (970)491.1822
Curriculum Vitæ

This semester I am teaching:

  • Math 617 — Integration and Measure Theory

Previous courses can be found on the teaching page.

My primary research interest is in using geometry to solve topological and physical problems. I am currently working on a long-term project which uses Riemannian and symplectic geometry to develop a new framework for understanding the probability theory of topologically constrained random walks and polymer networks. A newer but very promising project uses symplectic geometry to answer long-standing questions in frame theory and statistical signal processing. Please see the research page for more.


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My research is partially supported by the National Science Foundation (DMS–2107700), and previously by the Simons Foundation (#354225 and #709150).

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