Lenhard L Ng, Associate Professor

Lenhard L Ng
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):

Teaching (Spring 2015):

Office Hours:

Fall 2014:
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00
Wednesdays 2:30 - 4:00
and by appointment.

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. 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

Conferences Organized