Christoforos Neofytidis
Contact Information
Section de Mathématiques
Université de Genève
2-4 rue du Lièvre, Case postale 64
1211 Genève 4
Switzerland
Bureau: 609
Email:
Christoforos.Neofytidis@unige.ch
Phone: +41 22 379 11 62
Fax: +41 22 379 11 76
About
Academic Positions
The Ohio State University
, Columbus, United States
Visiting Assistant Professor, starting Jan 2020
University of Geneva
, Switzerland
Swiss NSF Research Fellow, Sep 2017-present
State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton
, United States
Robert Riley Assistant Professor, Sep 2014-Aug 2017
Research visiting positions
IHES
, France, Sep 2019
CUNY Graduate Center
, United States, Feb 2019
IHES
, France, Sep/Oct 2018
Peking University
, China, June 2016
IHES
, France, June/July 2015
Education
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
, Germany
Ph.D. in Mathematics, 2014
University of Bonn
&
Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics
, Germany
Visiting Graduate Student, Sep 2008-July 2009
University of Cyprus
, Nicosia, Cyprus
B.Sc. in Mathematics & M.Sc. in Pure Mathematics, 2007 & 2010
Publications and Preprints
Anosov diffeomorphisms on Thurston geometric 4-manifolds
Preprint: arXiv:1912.01583.
The simplicial volume of mapping tori of 3-manifolds
(with M. Bucher),
Math. Ann.
(to appear).
Published version
Virtual Betti numbers of mapping tori of 3-manifolds
Preprint: arXiv:1810.03057.
Steenrod problem and the domination relation
(with J.-F. Lafont),
Topology Appl.
255
(2019), 32--40.
Published version
Anosov diffeomorphisms of products II. Aspherical manifolds
J. Pure Appl. Algebra
224
(2020), 1102--1114.
Published version
On a problem of Hopf for circle bundles over aspherical manifolds with hyperbolic fundamental groups
Preprint: arXiv:1712.03582.
Sets of degrees of maps between SU(2)-bundles over the 5-sphere
(with J.-F. Lafont),
Transform. Groups
24
(2019), 1147--1155.
Published version
Anosov diffeomorphisms of products I. Negative curvature and rational homology spheres
Ergodic Theory Dynam. Systems
(to appear).
Published version
Domination between different products and finiteness of associated semi-norms
Preprint: arXiv:1705.09943.
Invariant incompressible surfaces in reducible 3-manifolds
(with S. Wang),
Ergodic Theory Dynam. Systems
39
(2019), 3136--3143.
Published version
Ordering Thurston's geometries by maps of non-zero degree
J. Topol. Anal.
10
(2018), 853--872.
Published version
Degrees of self-maps of products
Int. Math. Res. Not. IMRN
22
(2017), 6977--6989.
Published version
Fundamental groups of aspherical manifolds and maps of non-zero degree
Groups Geom. Dyn.
12
(2018), 637--677.
Published version
On stability of non-domination under taking products
(with D. Kotschick and C. Löh),
Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.
144
(2016), 2705--2710.
Published version
Branched coverings of simply connected manifolds
Topology Appl.
178
(2014), 360--371.
Published version
On three-manifolds dominated by circle bundles
(with D. Kotschick),
Math. Zeitschrift
274
(2013), 21--32.
Published version
Recent and Forthcoming Invited talks
2019
CUNY Bronx Community College, Colloquium, May 2019
University of Minnesota, Differential Geometry and Symplectic Topology seminar, Apr 2019
Workshop on Riemannian and Simplicial Volume, Karlsruhe, Apr 2019
ETH Zurich, Geometry seminar, Mar 2019
Ohio State University, Topology seminar, Feb 2019
Einstein Chair Mathematics Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, Feb 2019
Cornell University, Topology and Geometric Group Theory seminar, Jan 2019
2018
University of Geneva, Topology and Geometry seminar, Nov 2018
IHES, Mathematics seminar, Sep 2018
University of Cyprus, Colloquium, Aug 2018
University of Fribourg, Geometry seminar, May 2018
Cornell University, Topology and Geometric Group Theory seminar, Feb 2018
Ohio State University, Geometric Group Theory seminar, Feb 2018
2017
University of Warwick, Symposium seminar on Geometry, Topology and Dynamics in Low Dimensions, Nov 2017
University of Geneva, Groups and Geometry seminar, Nov 2017
University of Minnesota, Differential Geometry and Symplectic Topology seminar, May 2017
National University of Ireland at Maynooth, Colloquium, Apr 2017
51st Spring Topology and Dynamics conference, Jersey City, New Jersey, Mar 2017
2016
Peking University, Topology seminar, June 2016
SUNY Binghamton, Geometry and Topology seminar, Apr 2016
50th Spring Topology and Dynamics conference, Waco, Texas, Mar 2016
University of Geneva, Groups and Geometry seminar, Jan 2016
2015
University of Athens, Geometry seminar, June 2015
University of Cyprus, Colloquium, May 2015
University of Chicago, Geometry/Topology seminar, May 2015
Ohio State University, Geometric Group Theory seminar, May 2015
Caltech, Geometry and Topology seminar, Apr 2015
Geometric Topology workshop, Oberwolfach, Jan 2015
2014
SUNY Binghamton, Geometry and Topology seminar, Nov 2014
Cornell University, Topology and Geometric Group Theory seminar, Sep 2014
Geometric Topology conference, Bilbao, July 2014
University of Pisa, Geometry seminar, Jan 2014
2013
University of Fribourg, Colloquium, Nov 2013
Marseille University, Algebra, Dynamics and Topology seminar, Oct 2013
University of Cyprus, Colloquium, Sep 2013
University of Munich, Geometry seminar, July 2013
University of Regensburg, Geometry and Global Analysis seminar, May 2013
Borel Seminar 2018: Topology and Dynamics in the Swiss Alps