Martin John DUNWOODY Martin John DUNWOODY

Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth

November 1938.


Nationality

British - UK citizen.


Marital Status

Married - October 1980. Jean Rosemary Gamble.

Children - Luke Thomas, born October 1981, Megan Louise, born May 1984.


Qualifications

1961 B.Sc., Manchester, Hons. 1st Class.

1964 Ph.D., Australian National University


Positions Held

1964-65 Assistant Lecturer, University of Sussex

1965-66 Temporary Lecturer, Makerere University College, Uganda

1966-67 Assistant Lecturer, University of Sussex

1967-81 Lecturer, University of Sussex

1981-92 Reader, University of Sussex

1992-2003 Professor, University of Southampton

2003- Emeritus Professor, University of Southampton


Invited Addresses

1984 British Mathematical Colloquium, Bristol

1985 London Mathematical Society, Geometric Topology Meeting, London

1988 Canadian Mathematical Society, Group Theory Section, Regina

1990 Scottish Algebra Day, Edinburgh

1992 Group Theory and Topology Conference, SUNY, Albany

1993 Workshop on Geometric and Combinatorial Group Theory, Edinburgh

1993 International Conference on Group Theory, Representation Theory and Related

       Topics, Spetses, Greece

1994 British Mathematical Colloquium, Cardiff

1994 Third International Conference on Group Theory, (3 lectures) Pusan, Korea

1995 Edinburgh Mathematical Society, Edinburgh

1995 Combinatorial Group Theory Conference, Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland

1996 Workshop on Cayley Graphs, Montreal.

1996 Victoria Algebra Conference, Melbourne,

1997 London Math. Soc.Special Meeting on Group Theory, Oxford.

1997 David Epstein 60th Birthday Meeting, Warwick.

1997 Canadian Mathematical Society Summer Meeting, Symposium on Group Theory

      and Topology, Winnipeg.

1997 Meeting on Low Dimensional Topology, Oberwolfach.

1998 University of Wales, Gregonyg Mathematics Meeting.

1998 Groups in Galway, Galway.

1999 Workshop on Geometric Methods in Group Theory, Frankfurt.


Publications

Books

[1] W.Dicks and M.J.Dunwoody, Groups acting on graphs, Cambridge University Press, 1989. Errata Warren Dicks Home Page.

Papers

[2] M.J.Dunwoody, On T-systems of groups, J. Australian Math. Soc. 3 (1963) 173-179.


[3] M.J.Dunwoody, On relation groups, Math. Zeit. 81 (1963) 180-186.


[4] M.J.Dunwoody, On verbal subgroups of free groups, Archiv d. Math. 16 (1965) 154-157.


[5] M.J.Dunwoody, On product varieties, Math. Zeit. 104 (1968) 91-97.


[6] M.J.Dunwoody, The Magnus embedding, J. London Math. Soc. 44 (1969) 115-117.


[7] M.J.Dunwoody, Neilsen transformations in Computational Problems in Abstract Algebra (Pergamon Press, 1969) 45-46.


[8] M.J.Dunwoody, The Hopficity of F/Rยข, Bull. London Math.Soc. 3 (1971) 18-20.


[9] M.J.Dunwoody, Relation modules, Bull. London Math.Soc. 3 (1972) 151-155.


[10] M.J.Dunwoody and A.Pietrowski, Presentations of the trefoil group, Canad. Math. Bull. 16 (1973) 517-520.


[11] M.J.Dunwoody, K2(Zp) for pa group of order two or three, J. London Math.Soc. 11 (1975) 482-490.


[12] M.J.Dunwoody, K2 of a Euclidean ring, J. Pure Applied Algebra 7 (1976) 53-58.


[13] C.Bamford and M.J.Dunwoody, On accessible groups, J. Pure Applied Algebra 7 (1976) 333-346.


[14] M.J.Dunwoody, The homotopy type of a two-dimensional complex, Bull. London Math. Soc. 8 (1976) 281-285.


[15] M.J.Dunwoody, Accessibility and groups of cohomological dimension one, Proc. London Math. Soc. 38 (1979) 193-215.


[16] P.H.Berridge and M.J.Dunwoody, Non-free projective modules for torsion-free groups, J. London Math. Soc. 19 (1979) 193-215.


[17] M.J.Dunwoody, Recognizing free factors, in Homological Group Theory (Proceeding os a symposium held at Durham in September 1977), London Math. Soc. Lecture Note Series 36 (1979) 245-250.


[18] M.J.Dunwoody, Answer to a conjecture of J.M.Cohen, J.Pure Applied Algebra 16 (1980) 249.


[19] M.J.Dunwoody, Cutting up graphs, Combinatorica 2 (1982) 15-23.


[20] M.J.Dunwoody, An equivariant sphere theorem, Bull. London Math. Soc. 18 437-448.


[21] M.J.Dunwoody, The accessibility of finitely presented groups, Invent. Math. 81 (1985) 449-457.


[22] M.J.Dunwoody and R.A.Fenn, On the finiteness of higher knot sums, Topology 26 (1987) 337-343.


[23] M.J.Dunwoody, Bounding the decomposition of a Poincar\' e duality group, Bull. London Math. Soc. 21 (1989) 466-468.


[24] M.J.Dunwoody, Groups acting on R-trees, Communications in Algebra 19 (1991) 2125-2136. Erratum Communications in Algebra 19 (1991) 3191.


[25] M.J.Dunwoody and M.A.Roller, Splitting groups over polycyclic-by-finite subgroups, Bull. London Math. Soc. 25 (1993) 29-36.


[26] M.J.Dunwoody, An inaccessible group, In: G.A.Niblo and M.A.Roller (editors) Geometric Group Theory, Vol I, L.M.S. Lecture Note Series 181 (Cambridge University Press, 1993) 75-78.


[27] M.J.Dunwoody, Inaccessible groups and protrees, J. Pure Applied Algebra 88 (1993) 63-78.


[28] M.J.Dunwoody, Cyclic presentations and 3-manifolds, In: Proc. Inter. Conf., Groups-Korea '94, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin-New York (1995) 47-55.


[29] M.J.Dunwoody and M.E.Sageev, Splittings of certain Fuchsian groups, Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 125 (1997) 1953-54.


[30] M.J.Dunwoody, Groups acting on protrees, J. London Math. Soc. 56 (1997) 125-36.


[31] M.J.Dunwoody, Folding sequences, In: Rivin, I., Rourke, C. and Series C., eds.The Epstein Birthday Schrift, (Geometry and Topology Monographs, 1), International Press (1998) 139-158.


[32] M.J.Dunwoody and J.M.Jones, A group with strange decomposition properties, J. of Group Theory 1 (1998) 301-305..


[33] M.J.Dunwoody and M.E.Sageev, JSJ-decompositions for finitely presented groups over slender subgroups, Invent. Math. 135 (1999) 25-44.


[34] M.J.Dunwoody and J.M.Jones, A group with very strange decomposition properties, J. Austral. Math. Soc. (Series A) 67 (1999) 185-190.


[35] W.Dicks and M.J.Dunwoody, On equalizers of sections J. Algebra 216 (1999) 20-39.


[36] M.J.Dunwoody, A small unstable action on a tree, Math. Research Letters.6 (1999) 1-14.


[37] M.J.Dunwoody and E.L.Swenson, The algebraic torus theorem, Invent. Math. 140 (2000) 605-637.


[38] M.J.Dunwoody, A tessellation and a group acting on trees (2002) dvi.file.


[39] M.J.Dunwoody, Groups acting on real trees, (New version August 2007) pdf.file.


[40] Warren Dicks and M.J.Dunwoody, Retracts of vertex sets of tree and the almost stability theorem, (2006) pdf.file


[41] M.J.Dunwoody, Planar graphs and covers. (2005, Corrected version 2009) pdf.file.


[42] M.J.Dunwoody, Isometries and morphisms of real trees. (2007) pdf.file.


[43] M.J.Dunwoody, Rectangle groups. (2007) pdf.file.


[44] M.J.Dunwoody and B. Kroen, Vertex cuts. (2008) (Version Feb 2014) pdf.file.


[45] M.J.Dunwoody, An inaccessible graph. (2009) pdf.file.


[46] M.J.Dunwoody, Finitely presented groups acting on trees. (2012) pdf.file.


[47] A.N.Bartholomew and M.J.Dunwoody, Proper decompositions of finitely presented groups. (2012) pdf.file.


[48] M.J.Dunwoody, An (FA)-group that is not (FR). (2013, this version April 2014) pdf.file.


[49] M.J.Dunwoody, Structure trees and networks. (2014) pdf.file.


[50] M.J.Dunwoody, Almost Invariant Sets. (2014) pdf.file.






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