
Expertise

Work
Work
E. Flapan, K. Kozai, "Random Linear Embeddings of Graphs," Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, Vol. 54, (2016) 1117–1133.
E. Flapan, G. Heller, "Topological Complexity in Protein Structures," Molecular Based Mathematical Biology, Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2015) 23–42.
E. Flapan, N. Lehle, B. Mellor, M. Pittluck, X. Vongsathorn, "Symmetries of Embedded Complete Bipartite Graphs," Fundamenta Mathematicae, Vol. 226, (2014) 1–16.
E. Flapan, E. Davie Lawrence, "Topological Symmetry Groups of Möbius Ladders," Journal of Knot Theory and its Ramifications, Vol. 23 (2014) 1–13.
Knots, Molecules, and the Universe: An Introduction to Topology (American Mathematical Society, 2015)
With J. Pommersheim and T. Marks, Number Theory: A Lively Introduction with Proofs, Applications, and Stories (Wiley, 2010)
When Topology Meets Chemistry: A Look at Molecular Chirality (Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Education

Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
NSF DMS grant (#1607744), "BIOMAPS: Spatial graphs and their applications to complex molecular structures," 20162018
Polya Lecturer of the Mathematical Association of America, 20152017
Pomona College, Wig Distinguished Professorship Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014
Inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, 2012
Mathematical Association of America, Haimo Award for Distinguished Teaching awarded to those "widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have had an influence beyond their institutions," 2011
National Science Foundation; research grant for $182,226, “Topological symmetries and the intrinsic properties of graphs embedded in 3space,” 20092012; National Science Foundation CCLI Grant, ''Enhancing the Mathematical Understanding of Students in Chemistry'', 20002004
Association for Women in Mathematics/National Science Foundation Travel Grant, 2006
Irvine Foundation, award for mentoring students of color at Pomona College, 2005
AWMNSF Michler Collaborative Research Grant, 2004
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