Here are some photos taken after I obtained a digital camera in
2002. A few are scanned photos from earlier.
First, some of my favorites.
- Sunset over the Golden Gate
Bridge, taken from MSRI on November 14, 2002.
- Bungee jump from Sky Tower,
Auckland, New Zealand, on January 15, 2003. Though the operators of
Sky Tower call this a "bungee jump," the jumper is actually guided
down. You can see the guide wires at the left, top, and right edges
of the window.
fountain, and azaleas, KAIST, Daejon, Korea (April,
- Mother feeding a baby, Shark
Valley, Everglades National Park, 26 February 2014. The birds are
- Photos from the Boston area
- Speakers on Cohen-Macaulay
posets, Banff (September, 1981).
- Partial Stanley family:
my wife, father, mother, sister-in-law, cousin, cousin's
daughter, brother, myself, and nephew, in Englewood, Colorado (June
- My grandson Bennett.
- Mathematics, San Diego style
(January 26, 2003).
- Summit of Mt. Holyoke,
Massachusetts, at the breathtaking altitude of 830 feet (July 24,
- View from
Mt. Taranaki/Egmont, New Zealand (January 7, 2003).
- Another view from
Mt. Taranaki, with Goeff Whittle, Paul Seymour, and Neil
- Avenue of the
Dead, Teotihuacan, Mexico, taken from atop the Pyramid of the
Moon (July 19, 2003).
- Lunch at XV Coloquio
Latinamericano de Algebra, Hotel Hacienda Cocoyoc, Cocoyoc, Mexico
(July 25, 2003).
- St. George and the Dragon,
painted wooden statue by Bernt Notke (1487) in the Storkyrkan,
Stockholm (October 20, 2003).
- Hotel Diplomat, Stockholm,
wrapped in plastic
- Schock Prize ceremony
- Fashionable headgear (with
Satomi Okazaki and Wungkum Fong), Berkeley, CA (January 24, 2004)
- Three members of the 1966
entering class, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University (Robert
MacPherson, Neil White, unknown), taken at Park City, Utah, July 20,
- Proclamation issued by City
of Vancouver on June 28, 2004
- Photos from Asia
- Butterfly feast,
Fjärilshuset, Stockholm, April 3, 2005
- Athena, based on ancient descriptions of
the famous statue by Phidias, in the world's only full-scale replica
of the Parthenon, Nashville, Tennesee, January 11, 2007. Supposedly
the largest indoor statue in the Western world.
- Honorary degree, University of Waterloo,
June 15, 2007 (index of four photos)
- Orlando (2008): DEAR XING (near a
nursing home, May 2);
from wedding of Kenneth Stanley and Beth
Simmons (May 3). The bride and me in a star
performance (May 3). Navel display, Epcot
Center (May 4). More wedding photos here.
- Some participants in Festive Combinatorics, at
the summer home of Anders and Christine Björner on the island of
Gränö, Sweden (May 31, 2008). A near connection between polytopes and
yachting, near Stockholm (May 31, 2008)
- Photos from Iran, 2009
- Photos from UCLA, October 2009: entrance to
IPAM (Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics), entrance to Mathematical Sciences Building,
Hoda Bidkhori, Fu Liu, and Richard
- New Orleans, March 2010.
- Permutations Patterns, Dartmouth College,
August 9-13, 2010
- Photos from Iceland, 2011.
- Photos from the Miami area
- Photos from the Bogota area, 2014.
- Photos from Knuth80, Piteå,
- Students from the 1900's
and from the 2000's: photos of
my 60 Ph.D. students (some are missing), given to me as framed
pictures by Sheila
Sundaram and Erik Altman in March, 2018, on the occasion of my
retirement from M.I.T.
Updated version (only one missing
- Some of my best fans