Faculty Directory: Jack Porter

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Jack Porter

  • Balfour S. Jeffrey Teaching Professor
  • Office: 516 Snow Hall
  • Phone: (785) 864-4367
  • Fax: (785) 864-5255
  • E-Mail: porter@ku.edu
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Research Interests

General Topology


Prof. Porter mathematical interests are in general topology specializing in extensions and absolutes of Hausdorff spaces.

Selected Publications

  • Embedding in R-closed spaces (with A. Dow), Topology and its Appl., 15 (1983), 45-58.
  • Spaces with coarser minimal Hausdorff topologies (with J. Vermeer), Trans. Amer. Math. Soc., 289 (1985), 59-71.
  • On Katetov spaces (with M. Tikoo), Canad. Math. Bull., 32(2) (1989), 425-433.
  • Tychonoff embedding, Recent Developments of General Topology and its Applications, Proc 1992 International Conference in Memory of Felix Hausdorff, Berlin, Germany Mathematical Research 67 (1992), 261-267.
  • Extensions of discrete spaces, Proc. 1991 Summer Conference on Topology, Madison, Wisconsin, New York Academy of Sciences 704 (1993), 290-296.
  • Subspaces of connected spaces (with R. G. Woods), Topology and its Applications 68 (1996), 113-131.

Recognition Ceremony Honors Employees’ Service

Congratulations to our faculty and staff who will be recognized at the 2017 Employee Recognition Ceremony for their years of service to KU.

Joseph Huber 10 years
Zsolt Talata 10 years
George Kangas 15 years
Milena Stanislavova 15 years
Atanas Stefanov 15 years
Erik Van Vleck 15 years
Yaozhoung Hu 20 years
Kerrie Brecheisen 30 years
Jeff Lang 30 years