Geometry & Topology

The Geometry/Topology seminar is organized this academic year (2018-2019) by Ákos Nagy and Ziva Myer.

Last updated: 2018/10/22 - 2:17pm
Thomas Mark (University of Virginia, Mathematics)
Monday, October 22 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

A well-known theorem of Lickorish and Wallace states that any closed orientable 3-manifold can be obtained by surgery on a link in the 3-sphere. For a given 3-manifold one can ask how "simple" a link...

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Sahana Balasubramanya (UNC Greensboro)
Monday, October 29 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

The poset of hyperbolic structures on a group G is still very far from being understood and several questions remain unanswered. In this talk, I will speak about some new results that describe...

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Honghao Gao (Institut Fourier)
Tuesday, October 30 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

Knot invariants can be defined using Legendrian isotopy invariants of the knot conormal. There are two types of invariants raised in this way: one is the knot contact differential graded algebra...

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Hannah Schwartz (Bryn Mawr College, Mathematics)
Monday, November 5 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

David Duncan (James Madison University, Mathematics)
Monday, November 12 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

Ina Petkova (Dartmouth College, Mathematics)
Monday, November 19 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

Lisa Piccirillo (University of Texas, Austin, Mathematics)
Monday, November 26 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

Curtis Porter (NCSU, Mathematics)
Monday, December 3 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics