Dr. Hugh N. Howards
Professor of Mathematics

Office: Manchester 133
Phone: (336) 758-5352
Home Page:
Email: howards ‘at’




BA Williams College ’92
PhD UCSD ’97

Research Interests: Topology and Geometry


Limits of Incompressible Surfaces in 3-Manifolds, Topology and its Applications

Knotted Spheres and Graphs in Balls, to appear in Knot Theory and its Ramifications

Extension of Incompressible Surfaces on the Boundary of 3-Manifolds, (Freedman, Michael; Howards, Hugh; Wu, Ying-Qing), Pacific Journal of Mathematics

Classes: Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Topology

Personal Interests: Reading, Cooking, Eating, Sports (watching and playing), Art