Math @ Duke

Lenhard L. Ng, Eads Family Professor
 Contact Info:
Teaching (Fall 2016):
 MATH 89S.02, FIRSTYEAR SEMINAR (TOP)
Synopsis
 Physics 205, WF 03:05 PM04:20 PM
 MATH 431.02, ADVANCED CALCULUS I
Synopsis
 Physics 259, WF 01:25 PM02:40 PM
 Education:
Ph.D.  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  2001 
AB  Harvard University  1996 
 Specialties:

Geometry
Topology
 Research Interests: Symplectic geometry, Low dimensional topology, Contact geometry, Knot theory, Holomorphic curves
 Keywords:
Symplectic geometry • Low dimensional topology • Contact geometry • Knot theory • Holomorphic curves
 Curriculum Vitae
 Current Ph.D. Students
(Former Students)
 Postdocs Mentored
 Christopher Cornwell (2011  2014)
 Daniel Rutherford (2008  2011)
 Undergraduate Research Supervised
 Alexandru Milu (2014  2015)
 Alexandru Milu (May 12, 2014  June 27, 2014)
 Wutichai Chongchitmate (2009  2010)
 Tirasan Khandhawit (2007  2008)
 Recent Publications
(More Publications)
 C. Cornwell, L. Ng, and S. Sivek, Obstructions to Lagrangian concordance,
Algebraic & Geometric Topology
(Accepted, 2015) [arXiv:1411.1364]
 L. Ng, D. Rutherford, V. Shende, S. Sivek, and E. Zaslow, Augmentations are sheaves
(Submitted, 2015) [arXiv:1502.04939]
 L. Ng, D. Rutherford, V. Shende, and S. Sivek, The cardinality of the augmentation category of a Legendrian link
(Submitted, 2015) [arXiv:1511.06724]
 R Lipshitz, L Ng and S Sarkar, On transverse invariants from Khovanov homology,
Quantum Topology, vol. 6 no. 3
(2015),
pp. 475513, ISSN 1663487X [doi]
 T Ekholm and L Ng, Legendrian contact homology in the boundary of a subcritical weinstein 4Manifold,
Journal of Differential Geometry, vol. 101 no. 1
(2015),
pp. 67157, ISSN 0022040X [abs]
 Recent Grant Support
 Knots and contact topology through holomorphic curves, National Science Foundation, DMS1406371, 2014/092017/08.
 Simons Foundation Fellowship, Simons Foundation, 341289, 2015/072016/06.
 CAREER: Symplectic Field Theory and LowDimensional Topology, National Science Foundation, 0846346, 2009/092015/08.
 Conferences Organized
 Organizer : 27th Annual Geometry Festival. April 27, 2012  April 29, 2012, Organizer : 27th Annual Geometry Festival, April 27, 2012  April 29, 2012
 Organizer, workshop "Cyclic homology and symplectic topology". November 2009, Organizer, workshop "Cyclic homology and symplectic topology", November, 2009
 Organizer, workshop "Algebraic structures in the theory of holomorphic curves". November 2009, Organizer, workshop "Algebraic structures in the theory of holomorphic curves", November, 2009


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