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Professor Karen Vogtmann
Mathematical Institute

Home Page: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/maths/people/staff/karen_vogtmann/
MSRI Program:
Holomorphic Differentials in Mathematics and Physics
Visit Dates:
August 12, 2019 - November 22, 2019

Karen Vogtmann is currently a professor of mathematics at the University of Warwick, working in topology and geometric group theory. Until 2016 she was the Goldwin Smith Professor of Mathematics at Cornell University, and has held visiting research positions at several institutes, including MSRI, IAS, IHES, the Newton Institute and the Mittag-Leffler Institute. Among her awards and honors are a 2006 invited address at the Madrid ICM, a plenary address at the European Congress, a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, a Humboldt Prize, a Clay Senior Scholar award, and the Polya Prize of the LMS. She has done extensive professional service both nationally and internationally, including serving as a trustee and as vice president of the American Mathematical Society

Current/Future Committee Membership
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Past Committee Membership
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Scientific Advisory Committee Apr 01, 2006 Jun 30, 2010
  1. Workshop Hot Topics: Galois Theory of Periods and Applications

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    Mar 28, 2017
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Outer space, symplectic derivations of free Lie algebras and modular forms
    Karen Vogtmann (University of Warwick)
  2. Workshop Geometry of mapping class groups and Out(Fn)

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    Oct 25, 2016
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
      Tethered curve complexes and homology stability
    Karen Vogtmann (University of Warwick)
  3. Workshop Geometric and Topological Aspects of Group Theory

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    May 08, 2000
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
      The geometry of spaces of finite labelled trees
    Karen Vogtmann (University of Warwick)