# Prof. Zhongtao WU

**Associate Professor***BSc (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
PhD (Princeton University)*

**Address:**

Room 216, Lady Shaw Building,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

**Tel:**

(852) 3943 8578

**Email:**

**Personal Website:**

**Fields of Interest:**

Knot Theory and its Invariants, 3-manifolds and Dehn Surgery, Contact 3-manifolds, Smooth and Symplectic 4-manifolds, and Heegaard Floer Homology and other Gauge Theoretic or Holomorphic Curve Invariants

**Selected Publications:**

*Cosmetic surgery in L-space homology spheres*. Geom. Topol. 15 (2011), 1157-1168.*On mapping cones of Seifert fibered surgeries*. J. Topol. 5 (2012), 366-376.- (with Y. Ni),
*Heegaard Floer correction terms and rational genus bounds*. Adv. Math. 267 (2014), 360-380. - (with Y. Ni),
*Cosmetic surgeries on knots in S^3*. available at arXiv: 1009.4720, to appear in J. Reine Angew. Math.

**Major Research Grants:**

- Research Grants Council - General Research Fund

**Honours and Awards:**

- Distinguished Paper Award, International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians Best Paper Award

#### Courses

Course Code | Course Title | Academic Year | Term |
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MATH5070 | Topology of Manifolds | 2022/23 | 1 |

MATH2040B | Linear Algebra II | 2022/23 | 2 |

Course Code | Course Title | Academic Year | Term |
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MATH5070 | Topology of Manifolds | 2021/22 | 1 |

MATH2040B | Linear Algebra II | 2021/22 | 2 |

MATH2230B | Complex Variables with Applications | 2021/22 | 2 |

MATH2230C | Complex Variables with Applications | 2021/22 | 2 |

MATH2010B | Advanced Calculus I | 2020/21 | 1 |

MATH4900H | Seminar | 2020/21 | 1 |

MATH5070 | Topology of Manifolds | 2020/21 | 1 |

MATH2040C | Linear Algebra II | 2020/21 | 2 |

MATH2010B | Advanced Calculus I | 2019/20 | 1 |

MATH5070 | Topology of Manifolds | 2019/20 | 1 |

MATH2010B | Advanced Calculus I | 2018/19 | 1 |

MATH5070 | Topology of Manifolds | 2018/19 | 1 |

MATH2040C | Linear Algebra II | 2018/19 | 2 |

MATH2010A | Advanced Calculus I | 2017/18 | 1 |

MATH2010B | Advanced Calculus I | 2017/18 | 1 |

MATH2010B | Advanced Calculus I | 2016/17 | 1 |

MATH2010D | Advanced Calculus I | 2016/17 | 2 |

MATH6071B | Topics in Topology I | 2016/17 | 2 |

MATH2020A | Advanced Calculus II | 2015/16 | 1 |

MATH5070 | Topology of Manifolds | 2015/16 | 1 |

MATH2020A | Advanced Calculus II | 2014/15 | 1 |

MATH2010C | Advanced Calculus I | 2014/15 | 2 |

MATH2010D | Advanced Calculus I | 2014/15 | 2 |