Below are some links containing useful material related to the course topics:
Hebert Edelsbrunner's course page at Duke on
Geometry and Topology of Grid Generation
Meshing Research Corner
on the web.
Peter Schröder's (Caltech) and Denis Zorin's (NYU) Siggraph '99 course notes on
Subdivision for Modeling and Animation
Joe Warren's (Rice) course notes on
Subdivision Methods for Geometric Design
The home page for the
Institute of Geometry
at TU Wien, home of Helmut Pottmann (for the splines on manifolds lectures).
David Baraff and Andrew Witkin's Siggraph '99 course notes on
Physically Based Modeling
Sarah Gibson and Brian Mirtich's MERL report on
A Survey of Deformable Models in Computer Graphics