Research students

Student 
Thesis title 
Year 

SerPeow Tan 
Geometric structures and representations of surface
groups into PSL(2,R) 
UCLA, 1988 (coadvised with J. Millson)


Todd A. Drumm 
Fundamental polyhedra for Margulis spacetimes

1990 

Mark B. Phillips 
Dirichlet polyhedra in complex hyperbolic space

1990 

Robert
R. Miner 
Affine manifolds with dilations 
1991 

Bernhard P. Leeb 
3manifolds with(out) metrics of nonpositive
curvature 
1992 

Shigeru Takamura 
Deformations of complex surfaces 
1994 

Richard J. Brown 
Mapping class actions on the SU(2)representation
varieties of compact surfaces 
1996 

PoHsun Hsieh 
Submanifolds of Kaehler Manifolds and their Normal
Bundles 
1997 

Eugene Z. Xia 
Moduli of Flat PGL(2,R)bundles on Riemann surfaces

1997 

Igor Belegradek 
Counting negatively curved manifolds 
1998 

Hong Chan Kim 
The symplectic structure on the moduli
space of Real Projective Structures 
1999 


Virginie Charette 
Proper actions on Minkowski (2+1)space

2000 


Justin WyssGallifent 
Discreteness of groups acting on
complex hyperbolic space

2000 (coadvised with R. Schwartz)



Adam Sikora 
3Manifolds, Group Actions, and Character Varieties

2000



Ilya Kofman 
Vasilliev invariants of knots and links in S^3 and other 3manifolds

2000



Lawrence Triplett 
Cycic groups and Complex Hyperbolic Space

2001



George Stantchev 
Action of the modular group on GL(2,R)characters on a oncepunctured
torus

2003



Cathy Jones 
Pyramids of properness: Towards the Properness Conjecture

2003



Sean Lawton 
SL (3,C)Character Varieties and RP2Structures on a Trinion

2006



Elisha Peterson 
Trace Diagrams, Representations, and LowDimensional Topology

2006



Taejung Kim 
An Investigation on Holomorphic Vector Bundles and KricheverLax
Matrices Over An Algebraic Curve

2007
(coadvised with N. Ramachandran)



Anton Lukyanenko 
Real projective triangle tesselations

M.A. 2008



Robert Delgado 
Density properties of PSL(2,R)representations
of genus two surface groups

2009



Ryan Hoban 
Deformations of triangle groups in Sp(4,R)

2009



Jeffrey Frazier 
Length Spectral Rigidity
of NonPositively Curved Surfaces

2012



Weiqiang Wu 
Embedded Spheres in Affine Manifolds

2012



Andy Sanders 
Minimal Surfaces,
Hyperbolic 3Manifolds, and
Related Deformation Spaces

2013



Son Lam Ho 
On conformally flat circle bundles over surfaces

2014



Gregory Laun 

Ph.D. candidate, 2011



JeanPhilippe Burelle 

Ph.D. candidate, 2014


