Dondi Ellis

University of Michigan

530 Church Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

East Hall B723

dondi@umich.edu

"I have nothing to say and I am saying it." - John Cage

Research Interests

Algebraic Topology, Number Theory

Coursework

Spring 2013

Algebraic Topology 592

Analysis II 597

Differential Manifolds 437

Fall 2012

Topology 591

Analysis I 596

Number Theory









Teaching

Fall 2014

Math 216

course website

Recitation resources

Fall 2013

Math 116 002

course website

Section 002 website

Spring 2013

Math 115 021

course website

Section 021 website

Fall 2012

Math 115 007

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Solutions to Past Analysis Qualifying Exam Problems

May 8, 2014

Jan 11, 2014

May 10, 2013(Problem 1 (b) should say f(x) = 0 on...)

September 7, 2013

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January 7, 2012

Solutions to Past Topology Qualifying Exam Problems

January 6, 2014

January 7, 2013

August 31, 2013

May 11, 2013Uploaded Solutions!

January 7, 2013 (finished!)

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Papers

Cohomological Methods in Algebraic Geometry

Music

Here are some audio files of me playing flute. These recordings are from my days as a freshman at The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University where I majored in flute performance before switching to mathematics. My teacher was Laurie Sokoloff, piccoloist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Mozart Concerto in D, Movement I Michael Sheppard, piano

Mozart Concerto in D, Movement II Michael Sheppard, piano

Mozart Concerto in G, Movement I, Exposition (without piano)

Mozart Concerto in G, Movement II, Exposition (without piano)

Robert Muczynski, Sonata for Flute and Piano, Allegro deciso Michael Sheppard, piano

Robert Muczynski, Sonata for Flute and Piano, Scherzo Michael Sheppard, piano

Robert Muczynski, Sonata for Flute and Piano, Andante Michael Sheppard, piano

Robert Muczynski, Sonata for Flute and Piano, Allegro con moto Michael Sheppard, piano

Kazuo Fukushima, Mei

Paul Hindemith, Flute Sonata, Movement III Michael Sheppard, piano

Flute Excerpt from Mendelssohn's "A Midsummer's Night Dream"

Flute Excerpt from Debussy's "Afternoon of a Faun"

Tutoring

Random Stuff

Hitler learns Topology

1959 - Donald Duck - Donald in Mathmagic Land

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