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 (Spring 2015):

Office Hours:

Fall 2014:
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00
Wednesdays 2:30 - 4:00
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

Current Ph.D. Students  

Postdocs Mentored

Undergraduate Research Supervised

Recent Publications

  1. C. Cornwell, L. Ng, and S. Sivek, Obstructions to Lagrangian concordance (Submitted, 2014) [arXiv:1411.1364]
  2. 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]
  3. 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 [arXiv:1304.5778], [doi]
  4. T. Ekholm and L. Ng, Legendrian contact homology in the boundary of a subcritical Weinstein 4-manifold, Journal of Differential Geometry (Accepted, 2013) [arXiv:1307.8436]
  5. 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]
Recent Grant Support

Conferences Organized