Bernd Schulze
Address: Department of Mathematics and Statistics Fylde College Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YF, United Kingdom Office: Fylde B11 Telephone: +44 (0) 1524 592173 E-Mail: b.schulze -at- lancaster.ac.uk |
Research interests
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PhD supervision
If you are interested in studying for a PhD with me, please contact me at b.schulze -at- lancaster.ac.uk. You may also want to look at the department's list of research topics in mathematics.Publications
Bernd Schulze and Shin-ichi Tanigawa, On unique symmetric graph realizations, in preparation, 2014
Viktoria Kaszanitzky and Bernd Schulze, Lifting symmetric pictures to polyhedral scenes, in preparation, 2014
Derek Kitson and Bernd Schulze, Rigidity of symmetric frameworks in normed spaces, in preparation, 2014
Tony Nixon, Bernd Schulze, Adnan Sljoka and Walter Whiteley, Symmetry adapted Assur decompositions, preprint, 39 pages 2014
Bernd Schulze and Shin-ichi Tanigawa, Linking rigid bodies symmetrically, submitted, 25 pages, 2014
Tony Nixon and Bernd Schulze, Symmetry-forced rigidity of frameworks on surfaces, submitted, 32 pages, 2013
Bernd Schulze and Shin-ichi Tanigawa, Infinitesimal rigidity of symmetric bar-joint frameworks, submitted, 31 pages, 2013
Bernd Schulze, Patrick Fowler and Simon Guest, When is a symmetric body-hinge structure isostatic?, to appear in International Journal of Solids and Structures, 28 pages, 2014
Bernd Schulze, Adnan Sljoka and Walter Whiteley, How does symmetry impact the flexibility of proteins?, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Vol. 372, No. 2008, 20120041, 2014
Bernd Schulze and Walter Whiteley, Coning, symmetry, and spherical frameworks, Discrete & Computational Geometry 48, Issue 3, 622-657, 2012
Bernd Schulze and Walter Whiteley, The orbit rigidity matrix of a symmetric framework, Discrete & Computational Geometry 46, Issue 3, 561-598, 2011
Bernd Schulze, On the area discrepancy of triangulations of squares and trapezoids, The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics 18 (1), P137, 1-16, 2011
Elissa Ross, Bernd Schulze, Walter Whiteley, Finite motions from periodic frameworks with added symmetry, International Journal of Solids and Structures 48, 1711-1729, 2011
Bernd Schulze, Symmetric Laman theorems for the groups C_2 and C_s, The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics 17 (1), R154, 1-61, 2010
Bernd Schulze, Symmetry as a sufficient condition for a finite flex, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics 24, No. 4, 1291-1312, 2010
Simon Guest, Bernd Schulze and Walter Whiteley, When is a symmetric body-bar structure isostatic?, International Journal of Solids and Structures 47, 2745-2754, 2010
Bernd Schulze, Symmetric versions of
Laman's Theorem,
Discrete & Computational Geometry 44, Issue 4, 946-972, 2010
Bernd Schulze, Block-diagonalized rigidity matrices of symmetric frameworks and applications, Contributions to Algebra and Geometry 51, No. 2, 427-466, 2010
Bernd Schulze, Injective and non-injective realizations with symmetry, Contributions to Discrete Mathematics 5, No. 1, 59-89, 2010
Robert Connelly, Patrick Fowler, Simon Guest, Bernd Schulze and Walter Whiteley, When is a symmetric pin-jointed framework isostatic?, International Journal of Solids and Structures 46, 762-773, 2009
Josep Porta, Lluis Ros, Bernd Schulze, Adnan Sljoka and Walter Whiteley, On the Symmetric Molecular Conjectures, Computational Kinematics, Mechanisms and Machine Science, Vol. 15, 175-184, 2014
Patrick Fowler, Simon Guest and Bernd Schulze, Mobility of symmetry-regular bar-and-joint frameworks, to appear in The Fields Institute Conference Proceedings, 2014
Bernd Schulze, Adnan Sljoka and Walter Whiteley, Protein flexibility of dimers: do symmetric motions play a role in allosteric interactions?, AIP Conference Proceedings of AMMCS 2011, Vol. 1368, doi:10.1063/1.3663478, 135-138, 2011
Bernd Schulze, Combinatorial
and Geometric Rigidity with Symmetry Constraints,
York University,
Toronto, ON, Canada, May 2009 ,
Advisor: Prof.
Walter Whiteley,
Committee: Prof.
Asia Ivic Weiss,
Prof. Mike Zabrocki, and Prof. Meera Sitharam
The thesis was awarded the York
University Dissertation Prize 2010.
Selection of invited talks
Rigidity, Symmetry and Applications, Discrete Optimization and Algorithms Research Seminar, RIMS, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, September 2013
On the Symmetric Molecular Conjectures, 6th International workshop on Computational Kinematics , Residència d'Investigadors , Barcelona, Spain, May 2013
Generic rigidity with symmetry, Workshop on Geometric and Topological Graph Theory , University of Bristol , Bristol, UK, April 2013
On equidissections of squares and other polygons, Combinatorics Seminar , University of Bristol , Bristol, UK, November 2012
On the area discrepancy of triangulations of squares and trapezoids, Pure Mathematics Seminar , University of Lancaster , Lancaster, UK, October 2012
How does symmetry impact the flexibility of proteins?, Workshop on Rigidity of periodic and symmetric structures in nature and engineering , The Kavli Royal Society International Centre , Buckinghamshire, UK, February 2012
Finite motions from periodic frameworks with added symmetry, CMS Winter Meeting (Special Session on Discrete Geometry), Toronto, ON, December 2011
Symmetric versions of Laman's Theorem, Western Michigan University Colloquium, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, November 2011
Counts for predicting symmetric motions in frameworks with applications to protein flexibility, Workshop on Rigidity and Symmetry, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada, October 2011
Protein flexibility of dimers: do symmetric motions play a role in allosteric interactions?, Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science Conference (AMMCS) 2011, Wilfried Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada, July 2011
Finite motions from periodic frameworks with added symmetry, Workshop on Topological and Geometric Combinatorics, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO), Oberwolfach, Germany, February 2011
Detecting mechanisms in symmetric structures via orbit counts, London Mathematical Society Workshop: Rigidity of Frameworks and Applications, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK, July 2010
The orbit rigidity matrix of a symmetric framework, Graduiertenkolleg: Methods for Discrete Structures, FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany, February 2010
Symmetric versions of Laman's Theorem, Workshop on Rigidity and Volume Inequalities, ELTE, Budapest, Hungary, July 2009
Characterizations of symmetric generically isostatic graphs, Discrete Geometry Seminar, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany, June 2009
Symmetry as a sufficient condition for a finite flex, AMS Spring Eastern Section Meeting (Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA, April 2009
Symmetric versions of Laman's Theorem, Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics Seminar, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, March 2009
Symmetry as a sufficient condition for a finite flex, Workshop on Discrete Differential Geometry, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO), Oberwolfach, Germany, January 2009
Symmetry as a sufficient condition for a finite flex, Discrete Geometry Meeting, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 2008
Rigidity of frameworks with symmetry constraints, Workshop on Recent Progress in Rigidity Theory, Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff, AB, Canada, July 2008
Rigidity of symmetric frameworks, Workshop on Rigidity and Polyhedral Combinatorics, American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), Palo Alto, CA, USA, December 2007
A symmetry-adapted version of Maxwell's rule for rigidity of frameworks, Geometry Seminar, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 2006
A proof of Alexandrov's Theorem using static rigidity, Geometry Seminar, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, December 2005
Infinite families of nontrivial trivalent graphs which are not Tait colorable, Graph Theory Seminar, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA, March 2003
Colorings and orientations of graphs, Graph Theory Seminar, FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany, November 2000
Teaching
Winter 2014: Instructor for MATH 113 (Geometry and Calculus)
Fall 2013: Instructor for MATH 327 (Combinatorics)
Winter 2013: Instructor for MATH 113 (Geometry and Calculus)
Fall 2012: Instructor for MATH 142 (Determinants, Vectors and Further Complex Numbers)
Fall 2012: Instructor for MATH 390 (Project Skills: Spherical Geometry and Map Projections)
Winter 2010: Instructor for Discrete Geometry II (with Günter M. Ziegler)
Summer 2010: Instructor for Lineare Algebra II (with Günter M. Ziegler)
Winter 2012: Instructor for MATH 1025 (Applied Linear Algebra)
Winter 2008: Instructor for MATH 2320 (Discrete Mathematical Structures)
Winter 2009: Tutorials for MATH 3050 (Introduction to Geometries)
Fall 2008: Tutorials for MATH 3050 (Introduction to Geometries)
Winter 2002: Tutorials for MATH 1160 (Finite Mathematics and Applications)
Fall 2001: Instructor for GERMAN 100
Together with Bruno Benedetti, I organized the Discrete Geometry Seminar at TU Berlin (and FU Berlin) from fall 2009 to summer 2011.
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous links (various mathematical links, group photos of some workshops I attended, my Erdös number, etc.)
last updated: February 18, 2014