Kristin Shaw

I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto and I work in applications of tropical geometry
to real, complex and symplectic geometries.

Departement of Mathematics

University of Toronto

Bahen Centre

40 St. George St., Room 6290

Toronto, Ontario

CANADA

M5S 2E4

shawkm(at)math(dot)toronto(dot)edu

Here is my cv

**Publications **

Tropicalizations of del Pezzo surfaces. with Q. Ren and B. Sturmfels (submitted).

A bit of tropical geometry.
with E. Brugallé. American Mathematical Monthly (forthcoming) Translation of "Un peu de géométrie tropicale" with update sections and references.

Obstructions to approximating tropical curves in surfaces via intersection theory. (with E. Brugallé) Canadian Journal of Mathematics (forthcoming).

Tropical (1, 1)-homology for floor decomposed surfaces. "Algebraic and
combinatorial aspects of tropical geometry",
Contemporary mathematics, Eds: E. Brugallé, M.A. Cueto, A. Dickenstein,
E.M. Feichtner and I. Itenberg, 589:529-550, (2013).

A tropical intersection product on matroidal fans SIAM J. Discrete Math. 27(1), 459-491 (2013).

Local obstructions to approximating tropical curves in surfaces. Oberwolfach Report 20/2011, European Mathematical Society Publishing House, 1144-1146, (2011).

Multiplicity free expansions of Schur P-functions
with Stephanie Van Willigenburg, Ann. Comb. 11:69--77 (2007).

Coincidences among skew Schur functions with Victor Reiner and Stephanie Van Willigenburg, Adv. Math. 216:118--152 (2007).

Here is a copy of my
thesis.

**Teaching **

Classical Geometries - MAT402 (Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014)

Linear Algebra I - MAT223 (Fall 2012)

Introduction to Number Theory - MAT315HS (Spring 2012)