Dr Desmond Sheiham

13th November 1974 - 25th March 2005


Cambridge University (Trinity College), 1993-1997

BA Hons. Mathematics 1st Class

Part III Mathematics, Passed with Distinction


University of Edinburgh, 1997-2001

Ph.D. (under supervision of Prof. A. Ranicki)

"Invariants of Boundary Link Cobordism"


Visiting Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department,

University of California at Riverside, 2001-2003


Research Instructor, International University Bremen, 2003-2005




1. "Non-commutative Characteristic Polynomials and Cohn Localization"

Journal of the London Mathematical Society (2) Vol 64, 13-28 (2001)



2. "Invariants of Boundary Link Cobordism",

Memoirs of the American Mathematical Society, Vol 165 (2003)



3. "Whitehead Groups of Localizations and the Endomorphism Class Group",

Journal of Algebra, Vol 270, 261-280 (2003)



4. "Invariants of Boundary Link Cobordism II. The Blanchfield-Duval Form",

to appear in the Proceedings of the 2002 ICMS Edinburgh conference on

Noncommutative Localization in Algebra and Topology



5. "Universal localization of triangular matrix rings"

submitted for publication