Dr Desmond Sheiham
Memorial Stone Photo 1,
Photo 2, Photo 3.
N.G. Johnson of Lamb & Co Monumental Masons in Maidenhead laboured painstakingly
to create the mathematical shape on the memorial stone to make it faithful to Des's
BA Hons. Mathematics 1st Class
Part III Mathematics, Passed with Distinction
Ph.D. 2001 (supervised by Andrew Ranicki)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department,
Research Instructor, International University Bremen, 2003-2005
Journal of the
2. "Invariants of Boundary Link Cobordism",
Journal of Algebra, Vol 270, 261-280 (2003)
in Noncommutative Localization in Algebra and Topology
(dedicated to Des),
the proceedings of the Workshop on Noncommutative Localization in Algebra and Topology
at ICMS, Edinburgh, 29-30 April, 2002, LMS Lecture Notes Series 330,
Cambridge University Press, 143--219 (2006).
5. Universal localization of triangular matrix rings, Proc. A.M.S. 134, 3465--3474 (2006)
6. (with A.Ranicki)
Blanchfield and Seifert algebra in
high-dimensional boundary link theory I. Algebraic K-theory
Geometry and Topology 10, 1761--1853 (2006). e-print http://arXiv.org/abs/math.AT/0508405
High-dimensional knots and boundary links. Slides of talk given by Des in Aberdeen, November, 2004.
Cobordism in algebra and topology Slides of talk given
by Andrew Ranicki in Goettingen,
Blanchfield and Seifert algebra for high-dimensional
boundary links Slides of talk given by Andrew Ranicki
on joint work with Des,
at the Workshop
on the Algebraic K- and L-theory of Infinite Groups at ICMS,
Linear independence of Gabor systems in finite-dimensional vector spaces by J.Lawrence, G.E.Pfander and D.Walnut, J. Fourier Analysis 11, 715-726 (2005). Paper dedicated to Des.
A Combinatorial Classification of Postsingularly Finite Complex Exponential Maps, by Bastian Laubner and Dierk Schleicher and Vlad Vico, e-print http://arXiv.org/abs/math/0602602. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems 22, 663--682 (2008). Paper dedicated to Des.
Universal localizations embedded in power-series rings by Pere Ara and Warren Dicks, Forum Mathematicum 19, 365--378 (2007). Paper dedicated to Des.
Memorial page for Jerry Levine (1937-2006). A.R.'s tribute includes appreciation of J.L.'s help and support to Des.