Chris Wendl: Short Vita

Academic history

2016 -  Professor (W3) for Differential Geometry and Global Analysis at HU Berlin
2014 - 2016 Reader in mathematics at University College London
2011 - 2014 Lecturer and Royal Society University Research Fellow at University College London
2009 - 2011  Humboldt Foundation postdoctoral fellow at HU Berlin
2007 - 2009  NSF postdoctoral fellow at ETH Zürich
2005 - 2006  Postdoc at LMU Munich
2004 - 2007  C.L.E. Moore Instructor at MIT (on leave 2005-06)
1999 - 2004  PhD student in mathematics at Courant Institute, NYU
PhD granted January 2005
Advisor: Helmut Hofer
Thesis title: Finite Energy Foliations and Surgery on Transverse Links
1994 - 1997  Undergraduate in physics at Harvard University
AB magna cum laude granted June 1997
1993 - 1994  Undergraduate in physics and music at Amherst College

Grants and Fellowships

2013 - 2016 Leverhulme Trust (UK) Research Project Grant: £151,035 for the project "Intersections in Low-Dimensional Symplectic Field Theory"
2013 - 2016 EPSRC (UK) Standard Grant (responsive mode): £255,173 for the project "Symplectic Cobordism Relations on Contact Manifolds"
2011 - 2016 Royal Society (UK) University Research Fellowship
2009 - 2011  Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers (Humboldt-Forschungsstipendium für Postdoktoranden)
2006 - 2009  National Science Foundation (USA) Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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