Office Hours

W 12:00-2:00 pm
Thurs 2:30-3:30 pm
or by appointment


Class Schedule

  • Math 330:
    TR 8:30-9:45

  • Math 223:
    TR 10:00-11:15
    W 10:30-11:20

  • Math 239:
    TR 1:00-2:15

Aaron Heap

Associate Professor of


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.

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

Spring 2015 Classes

MATH 223:
Calculus III

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    Vector calculus, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, space analytic geometry, and line integrals. Prerequisites: MATH 222. Offered every semester

MATH 239:
Intro to Mathematical Proof

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    The course will provide an introduction to the language of advanced mathematics and to mathematical proof. It will emphasize rigorous argument and the practice of proof in various mathematical contex
    ts. Topics will include logic, set theory, cardinality, methods of proof, and induction. Other mathematical topics chosen at the discretion of the instructor will be included as material through which proving skills will be honed. Prerequisites: MATH 222 or permission of the department. Offered every semester
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MATH 330:
Abstract Algebra

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    A study of the basic properties of groups, rings, and integral domains, including the fundamental theorem of group homomorphisms. The concepts basic to the development of algebraic systems are studied
    initially. Prerequisites: MATH 222, MATH 233, and MATH 239. Offered every semester
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