### Clayton Shonkwiler PRO

Mathematician and artist

- Name: Clay Shonkwiler
- Hometown: Louisville (Boulder County)
- High School: Fairview
- College: Sewanee
- Grad School: Penn
- Postdocs: Haverford, Georgia
- Current Job: Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Mathematics at CSU
- Family: wife Anne, son Porter (3.5 years old)
- Hobbies: Making animations and bread

I am interested in interpreting problems coming from physics, engineering, etc. as geometry problems, solving the geometry problem, and seeing what it tells us about the original scientific problem.

Topological Polymers

...?

a.k.a. pentagonal tiling of the sphere

...of what?

z \mapsto \frac{i (z+1)}{z-1}

By Clayton Shonkwiler

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