Instructor: Christos Mantoulidis


Office hours: By appointment

Communication Instructor: Malcah Effron


Office hours:


MW 9:30-11am eastern time on Zoom [link TBA].


This course fulfills the CI-M requirement for Mathematics. Enrollment limited. Students present and discuss subject matter taken from current journals or books. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided.

This year's emphasis will be on: curve shortening flow, mean curvature flow, and minimal surfaces.

Prerequisites: (18.06, 18.700, or 18.701) and (18.100A, 18.100B, 18.100P, or 18.100Q).


[1.20.2020]  Welcome to the spring 2020 offering of 18.994. To enable me to design 18.994 to meet your interests and needs, please fill out the "Start of semester survey" (found in: Schedule) and email it back to me no later than the first day of class.