Helen Wong

Post Doctoral Fellow

Spring 2009

  • Linear Algebra (MATH 201)
Phone (207) 725-3563
Title Post Doctoral Fellow
Work Location 124 Searles Science Building
E-Mail hwong@bowdoin.edu


PhD, MPhil, MS (Yale University)
BA (Pomona College)�

Research Interests

Low-dimensional Topology (Heegaard splittings of three-dimensional manifolds, Knot theory, Mapping class group of surfaces)

Topological Quantum Field Theory (Witten-Reshitikhin-Turaev quantum invariants of three-dimensional manifolds)�

Invited Talks

“Three-dimensional Space”, Bowdoin College, April 2007.

“Density of the SO(3) Quantum invariants”, University of California, Santa Barbara, March 2007.

“Applications of the SO(3) Quantum Representation”, Yale University, February 2007.

“Quantum invariants and the Heegaard Genus”, Claremont Colleges, February 2007.

“Introduction to Quantum Invariants”, Graduate student seminar, Yale University, October 2006.