Dr. Marshall Cohen

Title: 
Visiting Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus Professor, Cornell University
Office Location: 
Carnegie Hall 150
Phone: 
(443) 885-4650
Education:

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1965
M.S. University of Michigan, 1960
B.S. University of Chicago, 1959

Education:

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1965
M.S. University of Michigan, 1960
B.S. University of Chicago, 1959

Research Interests:

General and geometric topology, combinatorial and piecewise linear topology, combinatorial and geometric group theory (the use of topological and geometric methods in group theory), algebraic and combinatorial aspects of Riordan groups, topological data analysis

Selected Publications:

Book:
M.M. Cohen, A Course in Simple Homotopy Theory, Graduate Texts in Mathematics, No. 10, Springer Verlag, N.Y., 1973

Articles (One selected for each decade, plus a poem):

  • E. Akin and M. M. Cohen, Compactifications and Compactifying Spaces of Locally Compact Topological Spaces, in preparation, 2017.
  • M. M. Cohen, Ode to Geometric Group Theory, American Mathematical Monthly 112 (2005), page 638.
  • M. M. Cohen and C. P. Rourke, The surjectivity problem for one-generator, one-relator extensions of torsion free groups, Geometry and Topology 5 (2001), 127 -- 142.
  • M. M. Cohen and M. Lustig, The conjugacy problem for Dehn twist automorphisms of free groups, Comment. Math. Helv. 74 (1999), 179--200.
  • M. M. Cohen and M. Lustig, M. Lustig, On the dynamics and the fixed subgroup of a free group automorphism, Invent. Math. 96 (1989), 613--638.
  • M. M. Cohen, Whitehead torsion, group extensions and Zeeman's conjecture in high dimensions, Topology 16 (1977), 79--88.
  • M. M. Cohen, Simplicial structures and transverse cellularity, Annals of Math. (2) 85 (1967), 218--245. MR 35, \#1037.