The best way to contact me during termtime is usually to come to my office hour. My office hour in Semester 2 of 2014-15 is generally 12:00ish-13:00 on Tuesdays in room 2.144 in the Alan Turing Building. (The "ish" is because I have a lecture immediately beforehand, and will start my office hour at the lecture room: in other words, I'll deal with brief queries from students on the course before going to my office.) Any exceptions will be announced here. If you are unable to come to my office hour then please feel free to email me for an appointment (or just ask a question by email).
In Semester Two of 2014-15 I am lecturing....
Projects and Research Supervision
Please note that I will be on sabbatical leave in Semester One of 2014-15, and therefore can only supervise one-semester projects in Semester Two. For information about PhD and postdoctoral supervision please look here.
CS/Mathematics Joint Programmes
I am programme director in the School of Mathematics for the two joint honours programmes in Computer Science and Mathematics. If you are on one of these programmes, you should feel free to contact me with any problems relating to the mathematics side of your studies. Andrea Schalk in the School of Computer Science is in overall charge of the programme, and is probably your best point of contact for problems with the programme in general or on the CS side. A lot of information can be found on the....
In Semester One of 2010-2011 I taught an informal graduate-level introduction to semigroup theory, aimed primarily at staff and PhD students.
- Course Notes (Manchester users only, available to others on request)