Dusa McDuff - Curriculum Vitae#


a: Education:
  • University of Edinburgh, UK, Mathematics B. Sc. (Hons) 1967.
  • University of Cambridge, UK, Mathematics Ph. D. 1970.
  • Post-doc at University of Cambridge, UK, in Mathematics 1970 - 72.

b: Employment
  • Kimmel Professor of Mathematics at Barnard College, Columbia University, from 2008
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Professor Emerita (from 2008)
  • Previously: Distinguished Professor, 1998 - 2008; Professor, 1984 - 98
  • Associate Professor, 1980 - 84; Assistant Professor, 1978 - 80
  • Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, Member, Spring 2002
  • Harvard University, Visiting Professor, Fall 2000
  • University of California at Berkeley, Visiting Professor, Fall 1993
  • University of Warwick, England, Lecturer, 1976 - 1978
  • Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, Member, Spring 1976, Fall 1977
  • University of York, England, Lecturer, 1972 - 76
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Assistant Professor, 1974 - 75

SELECTED HONORS:
  • Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize, 1991
  • Fellow of the Royal Society, 1994
  • Honorary Fellowship of Girton College, Cambridge, 1997
  • D. Sc. (Hon) University of Edinburgh, 1997
  • Member of National Academy of Sciences, 1999
  • D. Sc. (Hon) University of York, 2000
  • Honorary Member of London Mathematical Society (2007)
  • Corresponding member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2008)
  • Honorary Degree from University of Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg (June 2008)
  • London Mathematical Society Senior Berwick Prize (2010)
  • Member of the American Philosophical Society (2013)

SERVICE TO THE MATHEMATICAL COMMUNITY (Selected):
  • On Scientific Advisory Committee of MSRI (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), Berkeley, 1990-98, Chair of SAC 1993-96.
  • MSRI Board of Trustees, 1998 - 2002 (Chair 1998 - 2001), also 2005 -
  • Sloan Fellowship Committee for Mathematics, 2005 - 2011
  • NSF MPS Advisory Committee, 2006 - 2009
  • NSF DMS Committee of Visitors, February 2007
  • Member of MSP Scientific Advisory Board of Simons Foundation, 2011 -
  • Member of International Scientific Advisory Committee to Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, Montreal, 2013 -

Selected PUBLICATIONS

Full list at https://math.barnard.edu/sites/default/files/user/cv/vitamy2013.pdf

(with F. Schlenk) The embedding capacity of 4-dimensional symplectic ellipsoids, Annals of Mathematics (2) 175 (2012), no. 3, 1191-1282.

Displacing Lagrangian toric fibers via probes, Low-dimensional and symplectic topology, 131-161, Proc. Sympos. Pure Math. 82, AMS, Providence (2011).

The topology of symplectic toric manifolds, Geom. and Top. 15 (2011) 145-190.

Monodromy in Hamiltonian Floer theory, Comment Math. Helv. 85 (2010), 95-133.

Symplectic embeddings of 4-dimensional ellipsoids, Journal of Topology (2009) 2, 1-22.

Hamiltonian S^1-manifolds are uniruled, Duke Math. Journ. 146 (2009) 449-507.

The structure of rational and ruled symplectic 4-manifolds, Journal AMS 3 (1990), 679-712.

(with F. Lalonde) The geometry of symplectic energy, Annals of Mathematics 141 (1995), 349-471.

(with L. Polterovich) Symplectic Packings and Algebraic Geometry Inventiones Math. 115 (1994), 405-429.

The moment map for circle actions on symplectic manifolds, Journal of Geometry and Physics 5 (1988), 149-160.

Examples of symplectic structures, Inventiones Math. 89 (1987), 13-36.

Examples of simply-connected symplectic non-Kählerian manifolds, Journal of Diff. Geom 20 (1984), 267-277.

(with G. Segal), Homology fibrations and the "Group-Completion" theorem, Inventiones Math. 31 (1976), 279-284.

Central Sequences and the hyperfinite factor, Proc. L.M.S. (3) 21 (1970), 443-461.

Configuration spaces of positive and negative particles, Topology 14 (1975), 91-107.

A countable infinity of II_1 factors, Annals of Mathematics 90 (1969), 361-371.

BOOKS

  1. (with D. Salamon) "Introduction to Symplectic Topology", Oxford Univ. Press, (1995), 2nd edition (1998).
  2. (with D. Salamon) J-holomorphic curves and symplectic topology, Colloquium Publications AMS, (2004), 2nd edition (2012).


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