M. Min-Oo, Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada

Office:  Hamilton Hall, room 313
Phone:   (905) 525-9140 extension 23429
FAX:    (905) 522-0935
E-mail:  minooATmcmasterDOTca


Brief CV

1973:  Diplom (Mathematik), University of Bonn, Germany
1976:  Dr. rer. nat., University of Bonn, Germany
1985:  Habilitation (Mathematik), University of Bonn, Germany
1986   Associate Professor, McMaster University, Canada
1989   Professor, McMaster University, Canada

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Qual e 'l geometra che tutto s'affige per misurar lo cerchio, e non ritrova,
pensando, quel principio ond'elli indige, tal era io a quella vista nova:
veder voleva come si convenne l'imago al cerchio e come vi s'indova;
ma non eran da cio le proprie penne: se non che la mia mente fu percossa
da un fulgore in che sua voglia venne.
A l'alta fantasia qui manco possa; ma gia volgeva il mio disio e 'l velle,
si come rota ch'igualmente e mossa,
l'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle.

Dante Alighieri

Translation:

          As the geometer who sets himself to square the circle and who cannot find,
          For all his thought, the principle he needs, just so was I on seeing this new vision
          I wanted to see how our image fuses into the circle and finds its place in it,
          Yet my wings were not meant for such a flight
          Except that then my mind was struck by lightning
          Through which my longing was at last fulfilled.
          Here powers failed my high imagination, b
ut by now my desire and will were turned,
          Like a balanced wheel rotated evenly,

          By the Love that moves the sun and the other stars.