About multijimbo

What is there that a person can say about themselves?  Or should that be, about themself?  The spellchecker has a definite opinion, being that it doesn’t recognise the latter, and this should already give you a clue as to the sort of person I am.  I like to think of myself as curious and willing to spend an enormous amount of time and energy worrying small details.  In part, that’s a habit acquired through the practice of my current profession, namely as a teacher of and researcher in mathematics.  And in part, I suspect that it’s  in fact something that’s always been within me, and my current profession merely allows the small detail obsessive pedant in my soul to fly forth into the world.

Beyond mathematics, I practice the traditional Japanese martial art of aikido.   Information about my local club, including a few photos of me, can be found at www.southampton-aikikai.com

A list of my publications, both mathematical and fiction, can be found on the publications page.

In July 2022, I was interviewed by J Dianne Dotson for her Science Chat YouTube channel; that interview can be found HERE

In October 2019, I was interviewed by Dr Scott Border for his Teaching and Scholarship Podcast; I appear in Episode 8.

One Response to “About multijimbo”

  1. […] Jim Anderson Professor James W Anderson is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Southampton, and is also the Associate Dean (Education and Student Experience) for the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences. Beyond mathematics, he practices the traditional Japanese martial art of aikido and writes science fiction and fantasy. […]

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