Lenhard L. Ng, Associate Professor

Lenhard L. Ng
Office Location:  231 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.math.duke.edu/~ng/


Ph.D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology2001
ABHarvard University1996

Research Interests: Symplectic geometry, Low dimensional topology, Contact geometry, Knot theory, Holomorphic curves


Symplectic geometry • Low dimensional topology • Contact geometry • Knot theory • Holomorphic curves

Current Ph.D. Students  

Postdocs Mentored

Undergraduate Research Supervised

Recent Publications

  1. R Lipshitz, L Ng and S Sarkar, On transverse invariants from Khovanov homology, Quantum Topology, vol. 6 no. 3 (2015), pp. 475-513, ISSN 1663-487X [doi]
  2. T Ekholm and L Ng, Legendrian contact homology in the boundary of a subcritical weinstein 4-Manifold, Journal of Differential Geometry, vol. 101 no. 1 (2015), pp. 67-157, ISSN 0022-040X  [abs]
  3. C. Cornwell, L. Ng, and S. Sivek, Obstructions to Lagrangian concordance (Submitted, 2014) [arXiv:1411.1364]
  4. L. Ng, A topological introduction to knot contact homology, in Contact and Symplectic Topology, edited by F. Bourgeois, V. Colin, and A. Stipsicz, Bolyai Society Mathematical Studies, vol. 26 (2014), pp. 485-530, ISSN 1217-4696, ISBN 978-3-319-02035-8 [arXiv:1210.4803], [doi]
  5. M. Aganagic, T. Ekholm, L. Ng, and C. Vafa, Topological strings, D-model, and knot contact homology, Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, vol. 18 no. 4 (2014), pp. 827-956, ISSN 1095-0761 [arXiv:1304.5778], [doi]
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