## TOM M. APOSTOL

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus

Creator and Project Director, *Project
MATHEMATICS!*

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, 1944

M.S. in Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, 1946

Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, 1948

#### Research Interests

Analytic number theory, mathematics education

#### Recent Publications

*The Method of Sweeping Tangents. *Mathematical Gazette, 92, No. 525, Nov. 2008, 396-417 (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*New Descriptions of Conics via Twisted Cylinders, Focal Disks, and Directors*. American Mathematical Monthly, 115, Nov. 2008, 795-812 (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*A New Look at the So-called Trammel of Archimedes, *American Mathematial Monthy, 116, Feb. 2009, 115-133 (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*New Insight Into Cycloidal Areas, *American Mathematical Monthly, 116, Aug.-Sept. 2009, 598-611 (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*Tanvolutes: Generalized Involutes*, American Mathematical Monthly, 117, Oct. 2010 (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*Ellipse to Hyperbola: "With This String I Thee Wed," *Mathematics Magazine (to appear in 2010) (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*Sums of Squares of Integers in Arithmetic Progression, *Mathematical Gazette, 95, No. xx July 2011, pp. xxx (with Mamikon A. Mnatsakanian).
*Zeta and Related Functions, *Chapter 25 in Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, National Institute of Science and Technology, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
*Functions of Number Theory, *Chapter 27 in Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, National Institute of Science and Technologhy, Cambridge University Press, 2010

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