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Lenhard L Ng, Associate Professor

Lenhard L Ng
Contact Info:
Office Location:  231 Physics
Office Phone:  (919) 660-6972
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.math.duke.edu/~ng/

Teaching (Fall 2014):

Office Hours:

Spring 2014:
Wednesdays 2:45 - 3:30
Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30
and by appointment.
Education:

PhDMIT2001
ABHarvard University1996
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  

Postdocs Mentored

  • Christopher Cornwell (2011 - present)  
  • Daniel Rutherford (2008 - 2011)  
Undergraduate Research Supervised

  • Wutichai Chongchitmate (2009 - 2010)  
  • Tirasan Khandhawit (2007 - 2008)  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. L. Ng, A topological introduction to knot contact homology, in Contact and Symplectic Topology, edited by F. Bourgeois, V. Colin, and A. Stipsicz (2014), ISBN 978-3-319-02035-8 [arXiv:1210.4803], [doi]
  2. T. Ekholm and L. Ng, Legendrian contact homology in the boundary of a subcritical Weinstein 4-manifold (Submitted, 2013) [arXiv:1307.8436]
  3. L. Ng and D. Rutherford, Satellites of Legendrian knots and representations of the Chekanov-Eliashberg algebra, Algebraic & Geometric Topology, vol. 13 no. 5 (2013), pp. 3047–3097 [arXiv:1206.2259], [doi]
  4. W. Chongchitmate and L. Ng, An atlas of Legendrian knots, Experimental Mathematics, vol. 22 no. 1 (2013), pp. 26-37 [arXiv:1010.3997], [doi]
  5. J. Etnyre, L. Ng, and V. Vertesi, Legendrian and transverse twist knots, Journal of the European Mathematical Society, vol. 15 no. 3 (2013), pp. 451-512 [arXiv:1002.2400], [doi]
Recent Grant Support

  • CAREER: Symplectic Field Theory and Low-Dimensional Topology, National Science Foundation, 0846346, 2009/09-2014/08.      
Conferences Organized

  • 27th Annual Geometry Festival, Organizer, April 27, 2012 - April 29, 2012  
  • Organizer, workshop "Cyclic homology and symplectic topology", November, 2009  
  • Organizer, workshop "Algebraic structures in the theory of holomorphic curves", November, 2009  

 

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