Jay Wood's Home Page

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

Physical Location:  6617 Everett Tower
Phone:  (269) 387-4812   Fax:  (269) 387-4530     Home: (269) 343-0020
Email:   jay(dot)wood(at)wmich(dot)edu

I am a professor of mathematics at Western Michigan University .  In past lives, I served as chair (and, more recently, 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 .


Current term   (for courses in previous terms, 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 .


Dave Benson's Groups, Representations and Cohomology Preprint Archive, click here .

Last update: August 21, 2014. Send comments to jay(dot)wood(at)wmich(dot)edu .