Press and Media Appearances


On awards I have received:

Profiles:

On my Conferences:

In the Economics and Business blogospheres:

On Success with Science: The Winners' Guide to High School Research:

On my Computational Geometry research:

  • Erik D. Demaine and Joseph O'Rourke, "Open Problems from CCCG 2007," Proceedings of the 20th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2008), (2008). (Contains an announcement of my work with Zachary Abel on the "pushing cubes around" problem.)
  • "Shapeshifting Made Easy," Science 321(5894), (2008), p. 1282. (An article on "Hinged Dissections Exist," which I co-authored with Zachary Abel et al.)
  • Joseph O'Rourke, "Computational Geometry Column 50," ACM SIGACT News 39(1), (2008). (A professional newsletter article announcing "Hinged Dissections Exist," which I co-authored with Zachary Abel et al.)

On Walk versus Wait: The Lazy Mathematician Wins:

  • Conor O'Toole, "The Bus Stop, the Mathematician, and You," Boston Daily [Blog], Boston Magazine, December 17, 2008. (The "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott was featured in Boston Magazine.)
  • Clive Thompson, "The 8th Annual Year In Ideas: The Bus-Wait Formula," The New York Times Magazine, December 13, 2008. (The "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott was featured in the 2008 "Year in Ideas!")
  • "Waiting for the Bus," Improbable Research Review, Annals of Improbable Research 14(3), (2008), p. 4. (The "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott made it into the AIR!)
  • Barbara Ellis, "Mathic Bus Research Puts Techer in Driver's Seat," CaltechNews 42(2), (2008). (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott; this time, in a Caltech alumni development publication and with a really spiffy graphic!)
  • Igor Waltz, "Escolha preguicosa e a melhor," Ciencia Hoje On-line, February 26, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott; this time, in Portuguese!)
  • Kimberly Wexler, "Harvard solves urban mystery: Wait for the bus," The Boston University Daily Free Press, February 8, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott; this time, authored by an undergraduate!)
  • Noah Bierman, "Starts and Stops: Wait/walk conundrum," The Boston Globe, February 3, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott, with a picture!)
  • Annette Emerson, "Lazy option is best when waiting for the bus," AMS Math in the Media, 2008. (The "Walk versus Wait" article generated so much media coverage that it made the "Math in the Media" column on the American Mathematical Society's website.)
  • "Lazy option is best when waiting for the bus," New Scientist 2640, (2008), p. 18. (An article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • "Should I Stay, Should I Go?," Null Hypothesis, February 3, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • "Mathematically speaking: wait don't walk," iTWire, February 1, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • Stephen J. Dubner, "Further Adventures in Bus Stop Strategy," Freakonomics [Blog], January 29, 2008. (A Freakonomics blog post on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott. This posting generated lots of amusing comments....)
  • "Keep Waiting for the Bus or Walk? Math Has the Answer," The Wall Street Journal: The Informed Reader, January 24, 2008. (A WSJ blog post on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott; this article was brought to my attention by my friend Ray Fisman.)
  • "Take the lazy way: Mathematically, it's better to wait for the bus than walk. See?," Canada's Globeandmail.com, January 24, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • "Waiting game wins at the bus stop," London's The Times, January 24, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • "Mathematics of waiting for the bus," BoingBoing: A Directory of Wonderful Things, January 23, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • "How To Wait For A Bus," Anorak, January 23, 2008. (A satire article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)
  • "Laziness pays off: it's official," Independent Online (IOL): News for South Africa, January 23, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott; this article also appeared in The South African Star, South Africa's Cape Argus, South Africa's Sunday Independent, South Africa's The Mercury, South Africa's Cape Times, South Africa's Independent on Saturday, India's Daily News & Analysis, The United Arab Emirates' Khaleej Times, Pretoria News, PhysOrg.com, and Pakistan's The News -- International.)
  • "Lazy mathematician wins," The Sun, January 23, 2008. (Another article on the "Walk versus Wait" article I co-authored with Justin Chen and Robert Sinnott.)

On my Bernstein research:

Sound bytes and one-line mentions: