Dr. Fleming received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of California San Diego in 2006, and conducted a short-term post-doc at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. His specialty is algebraic topology and knot theory, which, roughly speaking, is the mathematical study of rubber bands. Dr. Fleming works in quantitative finance and lives in Brooklyn. In his free time, he enjoys thinking about math and taking afternoon naps. Dr. Fleming was a NYSCamp delegate representing Michigan in 1996.