topology and geometry, group theory, non-commutative
Publications and Preprints from arXiv.org
Publications from MathSciNet
Google scholar page
Carolyn Otto, Ph.D. May 2011
Thesis: The (n)-solvable filtration of the link concordance group and Milnor's invariants
Taylor Martin, Ph.D. May 2013
Thesis: Lower order solvabilty of links
Taylor McNeill, Ph.D. May 2013
Thesis: A new filtration of the Magnus kernel
Katherine Vance, Ph.D. May 2016
Thesis: Tau invariants of spatial graphs
JungHwan Park, Ph.D. expected May 2017
Anthony Bosman, Ph.D. expected May 2017
Miriam Kuzbary, Ph.D. expected May 2018
Sarah Seger, Ph.D. expected May 2018
Math 445/540 - Algebraic Topology (Spring 2017)
Math 541 - Contact Geometry in Dimension 3 (Spring 2017)
RTG: Math 699 - Current Topics in Topology
Conferences and special sessions organized
in Dimension 3.5: A conference in memory of Tim Cochran, June 1-4,
AWM Research Symposium 2015, University of Maryland, College Park,
April 11-12, 2015.
Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology at the AWM Research Symposium, University of Maryland, College Park, April 11-12, 2015.
AMS Special Session on Knot Theory at the Joint Math Meetings, San Antonio, TX, January 12–13, 2015.
"Hempelfest" 3-Manifolds: Heegaard Splittings, the Curve Complex, and Hyperbolic geometry, Rice
University, April 19-21, 2013.
Special Session on Low-Dimensional Topology at the AWM Research Symposium, Santa Clara, CA, March 16-17, 2013
AMS Special Session on Knot Theory at the Joint Math Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4-7, 2012.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry at the AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting, Winston-Salem, NC, September 24-25, 2011.
AMS Special Session on Knot Theory at the Joint Math Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 8-9, 2011.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology at the AMS Fall Eastern Section Meeting, Middletown, CT, October 11-12, 2008.
3rd Annual Louisiana Texas Topology Retreat, Rice University, February
9-10, 2008 (Pictures)
Louisiana-Texas-Topology-Retreat (LTTR), February 3-4, 2007
2006 Texas Geometry and Topology Conference at Rice University, Oct 27-29, 2006
Selected Research Talks:
The geometry of knot concordance spaces; Topology Seminar, UC Berkeley, September 2014.
4-dimensional equivalence relations on knots; Invited Address at the AMS Southeastern Sectional Meeting in Winston-Salem, NC, September 2011.
Knots and link
concordance; Connections for Women: Homology Theories of Knots and
Links at MSRI, January 2010.
Torsion in the knot concordance group; Cascade Topology Seminar, University of Oregon, October 2009.
Torsion in the knot concordance group; 2009 Georgia
International Topology Conference, May 2009.
A survey of knot theory and its
combinatorial invariants; CombinaTexas: Combinatorics in the
South-central US conference, University of Houston, April 2009.
Subgroups of the mapping class group and higher-order
signature cocycles; Colloquium, University of Indiana,
Bloomington, March 2009.
Subgroups of the mapping
class group and higher-order signature cocycles; Texas Geometry and Topology Conference, University of Houston, February 2009.
Filtrations of the Knot Concordance Group; Colloquium at University of Riverside,
Classical Knot Concordance and
Blanchfield Duality; "Geometric Topology Conference," Beijing 2007.
New Phenomena in Knots and Links; "4-Dimensional
Manifolds," Oberwolfach 2006.
Group theoretic invariants of
links and 3-manifolds; "3-manifolds after Perelman," Edinburgh,
Scotland, March 2006.
Homology Equivalence of Groups and
Spaces; "Knots and their manifold stories" held at BIRS in May 2004.
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