Course date

4 July - 8 July, 2016
Application for this course is closed.
Course Director(s): 

Károly Böröczky

Department of Mathematics and Its Applications, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

András Stipsicz

Department of Mathematics and Its Applications, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary/ Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary
Course Faculty: 

Francesco Lin

Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

Klaus Niederkruger

Institute of Mathematics, University of Toulouse, France/ Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary

Brendan Owens

Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, UK

Vera Vértesi

Department of Mathematics, University of Strasbourg, France
Low dimensional topology is an emerging field, whose significance is underlined by its intimate connection to physics, by the related Abel Prizes Atiyah (2004), Gromov (2009), Milnor (2011), and Fields medals (second only to the Abel Prize in mathematics), like the ones for Donaldson, Freedman, Jones and Witten. The Summer School concentrates on recent developments in low dimensional topology. The lecture series are aimed to introduce the participants to the latest developments in low dimensional topology. We expect that these lectures will provide tools and ideas for further research of the participants, and ultimately help them to successfully finish their graduate studies and produce a PhD dissertation competitive world wide, and write papers of high impact.
 
Key topics are Seiberg-Witten monopoles, Legendrian and transverse knots, Alternating links and J-holomorphic curves.
 
The Summer School targets interested Masters and PhD students, and post docs.