18.994 Seminar in Geometry

Fall 2004

A square torus with three points removed.
Model of Costa's surface, a complete embedded minimal surface that is conformally a square torus with three points removed. This model was crafted by David Glasser. For more details, see his project. (Image courtesy of Nikolaos Deonas.)

Course Highlights

This course features selected lecture notes. In addition to assignments, a project section is also available.

Course Description

In this course, students take turns in giving lectures. For the most part, the lectures are based on Robert Osserman's classic book A Survey of Minimal Surfaces, Dover Phoenix Editions. New York: Dover Publications, May 1, 2002. ISBN: 0486495140.
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Dr. Emma Carberry

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session