# Dynamics

**Seminars**

**Group Actions and Dynamics Seminar**

**Faculty**

**Faculty in Dynamics**

Paul Apisa (U Chicago 2018) Dynamics, geometry, Teichmuller theory

Marissa Loving (UIUC 2019) Low dimensional topology and the mapping class group

Caglar Uyanik (UIUC 2017) Geometric Topology, Geometric Group Theory, Ergodic Theory and Dynamics.

Chenxi Wu (Cornell 2016) geometric topology and dynamics, including geometric group theory, low dimensional topology, symbolic dynamics, and the study of translation surfaces.

**Faculty with research tied to Dynamics**

Tullia Dymarz (U Chicago 2007) Geometric group theory, quasi-isometric rigidity.

Autumn Kent (UT Austin 2006) Hyperbolic geometry, mapping class groups, geometric group theory, connections to algebra.

Jean-Luc Thiffeault (UT Austin 1998) Fluid dynamics, mixing, biological swimming and mixing, topological dynamics.

Andrew Zimmer (U Michigan 2014) Several complex variables and discrete subgroups of Lie groups.

**Postdocs and Academic Staff**

Nate Fisher (Tufts 2021) Geometric group theory, metric geometry, and geometric topology.

Grace Work (UIUC 2016) Dynamics on translation surfaces and the moduli space

Feng Zhu (Michigan 2020) Discrete subgroups of Lie groups, associated geometric and dynamical structures

Luke Jeffreys (Glasgow, 2020) Teichmüller theory, mapping class groups, and hyperbolic geometry

Fernando Al-Assal (Yale, 2023) Arriving Fall 2024