Knots, Surfaces, the Curve Complex, Foliations and all that.....
May 12-23, 2008
The program will provide an introduction to low-dimensional topology with a focus on 3-dimensional manifolds.
The program is being organized by Sun-Yung Alice Chang, Princeton University; Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University; Antonella Grassi, University of Pennsylvania; Tanya Khovanova, MIT; Chuu-Lian Terng, University of California, Irvine; and Karen Uhlenbeck, The University of Texas at Austin.
The lecturers of the program are Genevieve Walsh of Tufts University and Maggy Tomova of Rice University for the Beginning Lecture Course and Rachel Roberts of Washington University, St. Louis and Jennifer Schultens of the University of California, Davis for the Advanced Lecture Course.Â Women and Mathematics is a joint program of the Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton University.