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Complete list of past, present, and future students   (*** Click on student's name to hide/unhide details ***)

    PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) students

  • [D04] Ragini Singhal.   2017/09/01 - 2021/08/31 (expected). (*** co-supervised with Benoit Charbonneau ***)

  • [D03] Shubham Dwivedi.   2015/09/01 - 2019/08/31 (expected).

  • [D02] Jonathan Herman.   2014/09/01 - 2018/08/31 (expected). (*** co-supervised with Shengda Hu ***)

  • [D01] Josue Rosario-Ortega.   2012/09/01 - 2016/08/31. (*** co-supervised with Tatyana Barron at the UWO ***)

  • MMath (Master of Mathematics) students — (Thesis) denotes Thesis option

  • [M08] Anthony McCormick.   (Thesis)   2016/09/01 - 2017/08/31 (expected)

  • [M07] Rui Philip Xiao.   (Thesis)   2014/01/01 - 2015/04/30. (*** co-supervised with Ken Davidson ***)

  • [M06] Jonathan Herman.   2013/09/01 - 2014/08/31.

  • [M05] Jānis Lazovskis.   2013/09/01 - 2014/08/31. (*** co-supervised with Benoit Charbonneau ***)

  • [M04] David Pazmiño Pullas.   2012/09/01 - 2013/08/31.

  • [M03] Adam Bognat.   2010/09/01 - 2011/12/31.

  • [M02] Nat Chun Ho Leung.   (Thesis)   2010/09/01 - 2011/08/31.

  • [M01] Thea Gegenberg.   2009/09/01 - 2010/12/31.

  • Undergraduate Research students — listed by project; (NSERC) denotes NSERC USRA

  • [U12] & [U11] Ki Fung (Lemon) Chan and Chi Cheuk (Jason) Tsang.   2017/05/15 - 2017/08/30.

  • [U10] Anthony McCormick.   (NSERC)   2016/05/01 - 2016/08/31.

  • [U09] Xinle (Clair) Dai.   2016/01/01 - 2016/04/30. (*** co-supervised with Shengda Hu ***)

  • [U08] Ningyuan Wang.   2014/06/01 - 2014/08/15.

  • [U07] Justin Shaw.   (NSERC)   2014/05/01 - 2014/08/31.

  • [U06] Saifuddin Syed.   (NSERC)   2013/05/01 - 2013/08/31.

  • [U05] Li Chen.   (NSERC)   2012/05/01 - 2012/08/31.

  • [U04] Li Chen.   (NSERC)   2011/05/01 - 2011/08/31.

  • [U03] Zachary Drudi.   (NSERC)   2010/05/01 - 2010/08/31.

  • [U02] & [U01] Ho Yeung Hung & Chun Ho (Nat) Leung.   2009/05/15 - 2009/08/30.  (Article by Ho Yeung about the experience)

Information for potential students or postdoctoral fellows

I am available to advise students at the PhD, Master's, and undergraduate levels. Some idea of my research interests can be discerned by looking at my papers, available under the "Research" link on the menu. I plan to write an explanation of my research interests aimed at current and future graduate students, in the near future. Keep watching this space.

If you are a student interested in differential geometry, feel free to contact me for more information.

Graduate Students:

Information about graduate studies in the Department of Pure Mathematics at the University of Waterloo can be found here:

Undergraduate Students:

Undergraduates at UW interested in working on a research project in differential geometry under my supervision should apply for an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). Details can be found here:

Postdoctoral Fellows:

In Canada, postdoctoral fellows are usually financially supported through NSERC grants of supervising faculty members. As such, it usually requires the sharing of grant money from 2 or 3 faculty members to support a postdoctoral fellow. Anyone interested in a postdoctoral position in geometry at UW should contact one or more of the geometry/topology faculty at UW, who can be found here:

Alternatively, Canadian citizens and permanent residents can also apply for an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship. Currently these pay $40,000 per year and the possibility exists that successful applicants could have their stipend 'topped-up' by an additional $5,000 from NSERC grants of the supervising faculty members. Information about applying for NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships can be found here:

Other funding opportunities:

If anyone knows of other funding opportunities for graduate students, undergraduate students, or postdoctoral fellows in Canada, please pass along this information to me so I can post it here.

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