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Stavros Garoufalidis
Professor
Research interest: low dimensional topology, geometry and mathematical physics
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stavros@sustech.edu.cn


Personal Homepage:


http://people.mpim-bonn.mpg.de/stavros/



Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Chicago            1992

  • M.S. in Mathematics, University of Chicago             1988

  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of Athens, Greece        1987 



Working Experience:

  • Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology 2019-present

  • External Scientifific Member, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics 2019-present

  • Hirzebruch Research Chair, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics 2018-19

  • Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology 2003-19

  • Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology 2001-02

  • Lecturer, University of Warwick 2001-02

  • Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology 1999-00

  • Assistant Professor, Harvard University 1998-99

  • Assistant Professor, Brandeis University 1997-98

  • Assistant Professor, Harvard University 1996-97

  • Tamarkin Instructor, Brown University 1995-96

  • CLE Moore Instructor, MIT 1993-95

  • MSRI member 1992-93 



Honors and Awards:

  •  2013  John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship 

  •  2014  Simons Foundation Fellow 

  •  2000  American Mathematical Centennial Fellowship 

  •  1992  Alfred Sloan Dissertation Fellowship 

  •  1988  Franz and Gertrude Meyer Prize for excellence in the Master’s Oral Examination, University of Chicago 

  •  1983  Bronze Medal and Special Solution Award in the 24th International Mathematical Olympiad, Paris 

  •  1983  Gold Medal in the National Competition of the Hellenic Academic Society 

  •  1982  Silver Medal in the National Competition of the Hellenic Academic Society 


12 Selected Publications:

Quantum modularity and complex Chern-Simons theory, (with T. Dimofte), Commun. Number Theory Phys., 12 (2018) 1–52.

The colored HOMFLY-PT polynomial is q-holonomic, (with A. Lauda and T.T.Q. Le), Duke Math. J., 167 (2018) 397–447.

A survey of q-holonomic functions, (with T.T.Q. Le), L’ Enseignement Mathematique, 62 (2) (2016) 501–525.

Constructing 1-cusped isospectral non-isometric hyperbolic 3-manifolds, (with A. Reid), J. of Topology and Analysis, 10 (2018) 1–25.

Quadratic integer programming and the slope conjecture, (with R. van der Veen), New York J. Math. 22 (2016) 907–932.

The3D-indexandnormalsurfaces,(withC.Hodgson,N.HoffmanandH.Rubinstein), Illinois J. of Mathematics, 60 (2016) 289–353.

Knots, BPS states, and algebraic curves, (with P. Kucharski, and P. Sułkowski), Commun. Math Physics, 346 (2016) 75–113.

The 3D-index of an ideal triangulation and angle structures, Ramanujan J. 40 (2016), 573–604.

A stability conjecture for the colored Jones polynomial, (with T. Vuong), Topology Proc. 49 (2017), 211–249.

Acensusoftetrahedralhyperbolicmanifolds,(withE.Fominykh,M.Goerner,V.Tarkaev and A. Vesnin), Experimental Math. 25 (2016) 466–481.

Exactcomputationofthen-loopinvariantsofknots,(WithE.SaboandS.Scott),Experimental Math. 25 (2016) 125–129.

Evaluation of state integrals at rational points, (with R. Kashaev), Commun. Number Theory Phys. 9 (2015) no. 3, 549–582.