Joseph O’Rourke

Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Professor of Computer Science and Professor of Mathematics & Statistics

Joe O'Rourke

Contact & Office Hours

Ford Hall 256



Ph.D., M.S., University of Pennsylvania

B.S., St. Joseph’s University


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Distinguished Teaching Scholars. He is also a professor of mathematics.

Selected Publications

Devadoss, S., and O'Rourke, J. Discrete and Computational Geometry. Princeton, 2011.

How To Fold It: The Mathematics of Linkages, Origami, and Polyhedra. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Demaine, E., and O'Rourke, J. Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami, Polyhedra. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Goodman, J.E., and O'Rourke, J., editors. Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry, Second Edition. CRC Press, 2004.

Computational Geometry in C, Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Art Gallery Theorems and Algorithms. Oxford University Press, 1987.