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Chris Wendl

Professor für Differentialgeometrie und globale Analysis am Institut für Mathematik der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Quick links:   Short Vita     Publications     my research blog

Aktuelles / News

  • Here are the dates and confirmed speakers (if known) for the Berlin-Hamburg Symplectic Geometry Seminar in the coming semester (Summer 2017):
    • April 24 (in Berlin): Steven Sivek, Paolo Ghiggini
    • May 22 (in Hamburg): Jo Nelson, Doris Hein
    • June 26 (location TBA): ?,?

Kontaktinfos / Contact information

Anschrift / mailing address:
Chris Wendl
Institut für Mathematik
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Büro / office:
Rudower Chaussee 25 (Johann von Neumann-Haus), 12489 Berlin
Haus 1, Raum 301
phone: +49 (0)30 2093 1628
fax: +49 (0)30 2093 2727
Sekretariat: Kati Blaudzun

e-mail:  wendl at math dot hu dash berlin dot de

Sprechstunde / office hours (Sommersemester 2017):
Mittwochs / Wednesdays 15:00-16:00

Aktuelle Mitarbeiter der Arbeitsgruppe / Current members of my research group:

  • Alexander Fauck (postdoc)
  • Felix Schmäschke (postdoc)
  • Agustín Moreno (PhD student)
  • Michael Hutchings (visitor)

This is me, wielding my trusty water bottle to protect Imperial China from Mongol invasion.

Forschung / Research

My research is in symplectic and contact topology, particularly the theory of pseudoholomorphic curves, applications to contact manifolds, and symplectic field theory.

Here is my publications page.

I am an editorial advisor for the Proceedings / Journal / Bulletin / Transactions of the LMS, in the area of symplectic and contact topology.

Seminars of interest:

Upcoming conferences / workshops:

(Note: the above used to be a list of events that I was personally planning to attend, but then I learned that some people are actually using it to find out what's going on, so I've added more events that I won't necessarily be attending. Thus if your main goal is to stalk me, this list will be only partially helpful.)

And some conferences in the recent past.

Past events that I organized:

PhD students:

PhD students (co-supervised):

If you are interested in doing a PhD under my supervision, you should apply to the Berlin Mathematical School.

Master's students:

My collaborators, present and past:

Some other people I've worked with in the past:

Some information about funding opportunities, events, and job postings in my field can be found at the Contact And Symplectic Topology (CAST) website.

Lehre / Teaching

Sommersemester 2017

Wintersemester 2016-17

Lehre in vergangenen Semestern / teaching in past semesters

Past minicourses and such

Sonstiges / Other stuff

Some mathematical links

(Some unusual grafitti I found on a bathroom wall at the Diesel Cafe in Somerville, Massachusetts. March 13, 2007.)

A Frequently Asked Question

Question: Aren't you German?

Answer: No. Don't let my name, or my appearance, or the fact that I teach at a German university or that you've overheard me speaking German with colleagues fool you. I am, in fact, not German.

An Occasionally Asked Question

Question: Where did you learn to speak English so well?

Answer: It is my native language.

A Question That Is Asked Far More Often Than It Should Be

Question: Where did you learn to speak German so well?

Answer: I don't speak German that well, it only sounds like it if you don't listen carefully.

Some nonmathematical things

Trockne Blumen (the reason why I once spent a whole week learning musixtex, and then promptly forgot it)

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