
Sam Patterson
William R. Kenan, Jr.
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
Carleton College

Differentiable Dynamical Systems, especially homoclinic phenomena in three and higher dimensions
Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Neuroscience, Mathematical Models of Honey Bee Colonies
Mathematical Ancestry:
Patterson < Newhouse < Smale < Bott < Duffin < Bourgin < Birkhoff < E.H. Moore < H.A. Newton < Chasles < Poisson < Lagrange < Euler < Bernoulli (2) < Leibniz
Family Ancestry (one of 16,384 branches):
Patterson (2) < Worthington < Dew (2) < Wallace (6) < Campbell < Drummond < Stewart < James IV of Scotland
Sam Patterson,
Department of Mathematics,
Carleton College,
Northfield, MN 55057
spatters@carleton.edu