Office Hours

TW 12:30-2:00 pm
or by appointment


Class Schedule

  • Math 239:
    TR 8:30-9:45

  • Math 223:
    TR 10:30-12:10

  • Math 326:
    TR 2:30-3:45

  • INTD 288:
    MW 10:00-11:15

Aaron Heap

Associate Professor

of Mathematics

South 330C
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Aaron Heap has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2007,
and he was awarded the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence
in Teaching in 2011.


"The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple." - Stan Gudder

Faculty Information


  • B.S., Texas Christian University; 1998
  • Ph.D., Rice University; 2004


  • Associate Professor:
            SUNY Geneseo, 2013-Present
  • Assistant Professor:
            SUNY Geneseo, 2007-2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor:
            University of Rochester, 2004-2007
  • Graduate Instructor and Teaching Assistant:
            Rice University, 1998-2004

Research Interests

Geometric and Algebraic Topology, including low-dimensional topology, mapping class groups, classical 3-manifold topology, bordism theory, and knot theory

Honors and Awards:

  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Univeristy of Rochester Undergraduate Professor of the Year
  • Clay Mathematics Institute Liftoff Fellow (2004)

Publications and Professional Activities