Prof. Zhongtao WU

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

Prof. Zhongtao WU
Room 216, Lady Shaw Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

(852) 3943 8578

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:
  1. Cosmetic surgery in L-space homology spheres. Geom. Topol. 15 (2011), 1157-1168.
  2. On mapping cones of Seifert fibered surgeries. J. Topol. 5 (2012), 366-376.
  3. (with Y. Ni), Heegaard Floer correction terms and rational genus bounds. Adv. Math. 267 (2014), 360-380.
  4. (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