# John C. Wood

Professor **John C. Wood** (born 1949) is a British mathematician working at the University of Leeds.^{[1]} He is one of the leading experts on harmonic maps and harmonic morphisms in the field of differential geometry.^{[2]}

Wood is a coauthor of the monograph: *Harmonic Morphisms Between Riemannian Manifolds*. This was published in 2003 and is still the standard text on the subject.^{[3]}

Wood earned his Ph.D. from the University of Warwick in 1974, under the supervision of James Eells.^{[4]}

## PlagiarismEdit

Wood was at the centre of a plagiarism row with one of his former Ph.D. students in 2011.^{[5]}

## PublicationsEdit

- with Paul Baird:
*Harmonic Morphisms between Riemannian Manifolds*, London Math. Society Monographs (N.S.), No. 29, Oxford University Press (2003) - Profile at Zentralblatt MATH

## ReferencesEdit

**^**Faculty profile, University of Leeds, retrieved 2015-02-02.**^**Book Review, Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society**38**(2006), 869-872.**^**"Harmonic Morphisms Between Riemannian Manifolds".*Oxford University Press*.**^**John C. Wood at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**"Alumnus Spurns Ph.D.over Plagiarism Row".*Times Higher Education*.

## External linksEdit

- Home page at the University of Leeds
- Festschrift in honour of Prof. John C. Wood on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
- Alumnus Spurns PhD over Plagiarism Row