Curriculum Vitae
John M. Lee

Updated November 30, 2018


Academic Rank:  Professor
Department:  Mathematics

Research Interests:

Differential geometry, the Yamabe problem, existence of Einstein metrics, the constraint equations in general relativity, geometry and analysis on CR manifolds.

Education:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  Dissertation: Higher asymptotics of the complex 
  Monge-Ampère equation and geometry
  of CR manifolds, advised by Richard B. Melrose
Ph.D. 1978-1982
Tufts University 1977-1978
Princeton University A.B. 1968-1972

Employment:
University of Washington Professor 1996-present
Associate Professor 1989-1996
Assistant Professor 1987-1989
Harvard University Benjamin Peirce Assistant Professor 1982-1987
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Teaching Assistant, Programmer 1978-1982
Wooster School, Danbury, Connecticut Math/Physics Teacher 1975-1977
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Lab, Princeton Systems Programmer 1974-1975
Texas Instruments Systems Programmer 1972-1974

Visiting positions:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute 4/30/01-5/18/01
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia 6/22/97-7/5/97
MIT 8/1/94-8/31/94
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute 9/20/93-9/24/93
Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan  7/13/88-7/28/88
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute 3/14/88-3/28/88
Mittag-Leffler Institute 5/11/86-5/25/86
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute 7/6/84-7/11/84

Honors & Awards:
Lee & Weizenbaum Award for outstanding service to the Robinson Center for Young Scholars 2014
UW-AAUP Excellence in Shared Governance Award 2014
American Mathematical Society Bergman Prize (joint with David Jerison) 2012-2013
American Mathematical Society Centennial Research Fellowship 1989-1991
Joseph R. Levenson Prize for excellence in teaching, Harvard College 1985-1986
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 1982-1983

Graduate students supervised:
Chris Kunkel PhD, 2008
Eric Bahuaud PhD, 2007
Robert Hladky PhD, 2004
Peter Garfield PhD, 2001
John Roth PhD, 1999
   
Tracey Marsh MS, 2004
Dale Skinner MS, 2000
Brent Smith MS, 1996
Gregory Leibon MS, 1996
Phillippe Konstantinovic MS, 1993
Gerd Breitenbach MS, 1991

University Service::
UW Faculty Council on Faculty Affairs, Chair 2018-present
UW Senate Committee on Planning & Budgeting, Chair 2014-2015
UW Faculty Senate Chair
2013-2014
UW Faculty Senate Vice-Chair
2012-2013
UW President's Joint Salary Policy Working Group
2012-2015 (cochair, 2013-2015)
UW Faculty Senate member
1996-2000, 2006-2010, 2011-2012
Halbert & Nancy Robinson Center Advisory Board 2011-present
AAUP-UW Executive Board Member
2010-2016
College of Arts & Sciences Writing Council
2004-2006
College of Arts & Sciences Curriculum Committee 1989-1993 (chair, 1991-1993)

Outside Professional Service:
AMS Committee on Publications 2015-2018
AMS Arnold Ross Lecture Series Committee 2010-2014 (chair, 2014)
Associate Editor, Journal of Geometric Analysis 1990-2013
Coordinator, Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar 1990-2003
Reviewer for National Science Foundation 1986-2006
Reviewer for Mathematical Reviews 1988-2001
Referee for numerous mathematics research journals and book publishers 1988-present

Software Developed:
Ricci: a Mathematica Package for Doing Tensor Calculations in Differential Geometry, 1992.  An original software package consisting of 7000 lines of Mathematica code; distributed via Internet, and chosen for inclusion in Wolfram Research's MathSource library of Mathematica packages.

Textbooks:
Riemannian Manifolds: An Introduction to Curvature Springer 1997
Introduction to Topological Manifolds Springer 2000
Introduction to Topological Manifolds, 2nd Ed. Springer 2011
Introduction to Smooth Manifolds Springer 2002
Introduction to Smooth Manifolds, 2nd Ed. Springer 2012
Axiomatic Geometry AMS 2013
Introduction to Riemannian Manifolds, 2nd Ed. Springer 2019