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Saint Louis University has a very active research group in topology,with an emphasis on the topology of 3-dimensional manifolds. Areas of specialty include hyperbolic 3-manifolds, hyperbolic geometry, knot theory and foliations.

People specializing in this area


Anneke Bart

Geometric Topology, Low dimensional topology, Deformation theory

John Cantwell


Bryan Clair

Geometric topology, L2 topological invariants.

Qayum Khan

  • Geometric topology of manifolds of dimension > 3
  • Group actions by homeomorphisms on manifolds
  • Computations in algebraic K-theory and L-theory

David Letscher

Algorithmic questions in 3-manifold topology

Kevin P. Scannell

Hyperbolic 3-manifolds, spaces of knots

Christine Stevens

Topological groups.

Michael Tsau

Geometric topology, Knot Theory

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Upcoming Events
Geometry/ Topology Seminar
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for a Triangle Comparison Theorem, I James Hebda, SLU
Math/CS Club
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
The Mathematical Match Game Brody Johnson, SLU
PhD Oral Defense
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
Finite, fiber-preserving group actions on orientable Seifert manifolds Benjamin Peet, SLU
PhD Oral Exam
Fri, Apr 27, 2018
Leavitt Path Superalgebras Katie Radler, SLU
Annual Awards Ceremony
Fri, Apr 27, 2018
The 2018 Math & Statistics Department Award Ceremony Featuring Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University
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