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Throught the Looking Glass: Symmetry, the Fourth Dimension, and Beyond

Benson Farb is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Chicago, where he studies geometry, topology, group theory and their interactions. He arrived at Chicago as a postdoc in 1994, just after getting his Ph.D. from Princeton. Farb has had 34 Ph.D. students, including 15 women. He has authored 64 papers and 5 books. Farb's awards include a Sloan Foundation Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Career award. He was elected a Fellow of the American Mathematics Society in 2012, and was an invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul in 2014.

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