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Mail: Jay A. Wood				
      Department of Mathematics
      Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
      Kalamazoo MI 49008-5248

Email:   jay(dot)wood(at)wmich(dot)edu

I am a professor emeritus of mathematics at Western Michigan University .  In earlier lives, I served as chair (and, for a year, acting chair ) of the Department of Mathematics , as the Director of Academic Collective Bargaining for the university, and even as interim chair of the Department of Statistics .     CV .  Official university photos: 20002007 , 2013 , 2014 .

Classes: 

For courses I taught at WMU, click here .

Research Interests:

Algebraic coding theory, especially mathematical structure of linear codes over finite rings. For relevant papers and slides, click here .

Algebraic topology, especially the integral cohomology of classifying spaces of compact, connected Lie groups.  For relevant papers, click here .



Last update: September 9, 2020. Send comments to jay(dot)wood(at)wmich(dot)edu .