Contact: Oliver Dasbach

X-math (X as in eXtreme) is a summer research program for graduate students who either already work in low dimensional topology or have strong interest in it. We meet daily for one to two weeks and work intensively on projects around the given topic.

X-Math 2009June 29th to
July 10th, 2009
The Twisted Alexander polynomial
(Speakers: Susan Williams, Dan Silver, and Abhijit Champanerkar)
Y-Math 2010June 30th to
July 7th, 2010
SU(N)-representations of knot groups
(Speakers: Charlie Frohman and Paul Kirk)
Z-math 2011May 16th to
May 20th, 2011
The colored Jones polynomial
α-math 2012May 14th to
May 25th, 2012
Kashaev's invariants
β-math 2013tba

(Image by Mustafa Hajij)