Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of California - Davis, 2008
B.S. in Mathematics, minor in Music, Western Washington University, 2002
- Topology and Geometry
- Contact and Sympletic Topology
- Knot Theory
- D. Rutherford and M. Sullivan, Generating families and augmentations for Legendrian surfaces, Alg. Geom. Topol. 18 (2018), no. 3, 1675-1731.
- M. B. Henry and D. Rutherford, Ruling polynomials and augmentations over finite fields, J. Topology 8 (2015), no. 1, 1-37.
- L. Ng and D. Rutherford, Satellites of Legendrian knots and representations of the Chekanov-Eliashberg algebra, Alg. Geom. Topol. 13 (2013), no. 5, 3047-3097.
- D. Rutherford, HOMFLY-PT polynomial and normal rulings of Legendrian solid torus links, Quantum Topol. 2 (2011), 183--215.
- D. Fuchs and D. Rutherford, Generating families and Legendrian contact homology in the standard contact space, Journal of Topology 4 (2011), no. 1, 190-226.