Full name: Joachim Hyam Rubinstein Preferred: J. Hyam Rubinstein
Department of Mathematics and StatisticsEducation:
University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Fax 61 3 8344 4599, Telephone 61 3 8344 5550
1970-1974 : PhD, University of California at Berkeley, supervised by Professor J. Stallings in 3-dimensional manifolds.
1966-1969 : BSc (Hons), Monash University in Pure Mathematics and Statistics
2005- Chair, National Committee for Mathematical Sciences 2003-2004 Board Member, Australian Mathematical Sciences Inst. (AMSI) 2002-2004 Head, Mathematics and Statistics Department 1993-1995 Treasurer, Australian Math. Society Council 1989-1992 Chairman, Mathematics Department 1990-1992 President of the Australian Math. Society 1988-90, 99-00 Vice President of the Australian Math. Society 1986-88, 97-02 Council of the Australian Math. Society 1986-1988 Deputy Chairman 1982 Professor, Melbourne University. 1982 Senior Lecturer, Melbourne University. 1978-1981 Lecturer, Melbourne University. 1975-1977 University of Melbourne Research Fellow. 1973-1974 Teaching Assistant, Berkeley. 1970 Tutor, Monash. 1968 Research Assistant at Monash.
Supervision of Research:
Visiting Professor, UCDavis, Winter, Spring 2005
Visiting Professor, Universite of Paris VI/VII Summer 2002
Visiting Professor, Stanford, Winter, Spring 2000
Visiting Professor, Uni of Calif San Diego, Winter 1997
Lady Davis Fellow, Technion 1992
Research Fellow, University of Warwick, Spring 1990
Research Fellow, University of California at San Diego, Winter 1987
Visiting Professor, Oklahoma State University, Fall 1986, Aug-Sep 1999
Member of the Math. Sciences Research Institute Berkeley, Fall 1984, Winter 1995, Winter 1996, Summer 2001
Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Fall, 1982, Winter 1990
Current PhD students : L. Bartolini, B. Foozwell, C. Goddard
Current MSc student, S. Ramanayake, ( with C. Hodgson)
PhD students : P. Leviton (Ricci flow), T. Cole (shortest networks), A Skinner (3-manifolds), J. Paterson (3-manifolds), J. McKenzie (4-manifolds), R. Rannard (joint with J. Hillman, 3-manifolds), M. Simon (joint with K. Ecker, mean curvature flow), B. Burton (3-manifolds), K. Prendergast ( joint with D. Thomas, J. Weng) shortest networks, J. Coffey ( 3-manifolds)
MSc students : C. Gardiner, I. Aitchison, C. Hodgson, W. Vannini, Y. Lim, P. Walford, O. Dearicott, J. He
MSc preliminary students : V. Duchovni, A. Scharaschkin, N, Wickramasekara,
19 fourth year projects (including one Rhodes scholarship winner)
Hannan medal of the Australian Academy of Sciences 2004
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences, 2003
Invited speaker, Joint meeting of Aust and American Math Society 1999
Frontiers of Science Lecture Series, Texas A &M University 1999
Conference Board of Math Sciences - series of 10 lectures, Uni of Calif Davis 1996
Invited speaker, International Congress of Mathematicians, Zurich 1994
Research Medal of the Australian Mathematical Society - 1987
UC graduate fellowships, IBM fellowship - 1972-74.
Fulbright travelling scholarship - 1970
BHP medal at matriculation, four exhibitions, Monash residence scholarship - 1965
2006 Organiser, International conference on topology - Manifolds at Melbourne2003 Joint organiser, International conference on algebra, geometry and topology at Australian National University
2002 Program committee for Topology section of International congress of mathematicians, Beijing.
1999 Iain Aitchison and I organised a workshop on low dimensional topology at Melbourne. Deputy Director of the first joint meeting of the Aust and American Math Societies, 1999. Bus Jaco and I organised a special session of talks on low dimensional topology at this meeting.
1998 Klaus Ecker and I organised a workshop on flows and diffeomorphisms of 3-manifolds at Monash University.
1996 Iain Aitchison and I organised a workshop on decision problems and normal surfaces at the Centre for Math Analysis at Canberra.
1992 Klaus Ecker and I organised a workshop on geometry and PDE at Melbourne.
1991 director of the annual conference of the Australian Maths Society at Melbourne.
1988 organised a geometry and topology conference at the University of Melbourne.
Arranged the geometry week at the Summer Research Institute of the Australian Mathematical Society in Hobart in 1981, Melbourne in 1982 and Canberra in 1983.
1980 Joan Birman and I organised a special session of talks on non-Haken 3-manifolds at the annual Amer Math Soc meeting.
Editorial board, Asian Journal of Maths. 1997-Reviews:
Convenor, tertiary mathematics advisory group 1992
Guest editor, Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society 1992
Associate editor, Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 1979-
Associate editor, Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, 1978- 1990
National Strategic Review of Mathematical Sciences, Chair of Working Group 2006
School of Mathematical Sciences, Sydney University 2003
School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University 2002
Departments of mathematics, statistics and computer science, Auckland University, 1998.
School of Mathematical Sciences, Sydney University 1995
Curtin Centre for Science Education, 1994
Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Adelaide 1992
Mathematics Department at Monash 1991
External Examiner, University of Newcastle, 1988
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