Robert Lipshitz

Research Students

Ph.D. Students


Former


(By graduation year.)
  • Ina Petkova. Ph.D., Columbia University, 2012. Co-advised with P. Ozsváth and D. Thurston
    • Thesis: Bordered Heegaard Floer homology, Satellites, and Decategorification.
    • Currently an Assistant Professor at Dartmouth University.
  • Kristen Hendricks. Ph.D., Columbia University, 2013. Co-advised with P. Ozsváth.
    • Thesis: Localization and Heegaard Floer Homology.
    • Currently an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University.
  • Jonathan Hales. Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2013. Co-advised with O. Plamanevskaya.
    • Thesis: Exotic Four-Manifolds, Corks, and Heegaard Floer Homology.
    • Currently a Quantitative Trader at Manchester Trading.
  • Corrin Clarkson. Ph.D., Columbia University, 2014.
    • Thesis: Three Manifold Mutations Detected by Heegaard Floer Homology.
    • Currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics at New York University.
  • Jonathan Hanselman. Ph.D., Columbia University, 2014.
    • Thesis: Bordered Heegaard Floer homology and graph manifolds.
    • Currently an Assistant Professor at Princeton University.
  • Mike Wong. Ph.D., Columbia University, 2017. Co-advised with P. Ozsváth.
    • Thesis: Unoriented skein relations for grid homology and tangle Floer homology.
    • Currently a postdoctoral Lecturer and Research Associate at Dartmouth College.
  • James Cornish. Ph.D., Columbia University, 2018.
    • Thesis: Growth Rate of 3-Manifold Homologies under Branched Covers.
    • Currently an instructor at Boston College.
  • Jeffrey Musyt. Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2019.
    • Thesis: Equivariant Khovanov homotopy and periodic links.
    • Currently an Assistant Professor at Slippery Rock University.
  • Keegan Boyle. Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2019.
    • Thesis: On symmetries of knots and their surgeries.
    • Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia.
  • Michael Gartner. Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2019.
    • Thesis: Naturality in Heegaard Floer homology.
    • Currently a data scientist at Vidrovr.
  • Gabriel Montes de Oca. Ph.D., University of Oregon, 2020.
    • Thesis: An Odd Analog of Plamenevskaya's Invariant of Transverse Knots
    • Currently on the job market.

Current


  • Holt Bodish (University of Oregon).
  • Jesse Cohen (University of Oregon).
  • Champ Davis (University of Oregon).
  • Gary Guth (University of Oregon).
  • Siavash Jafarizadeh (University of Oregon).

Master's Students


  • Jacqueline Stone, M.S., University of North Carolina, 2013.
    • Master's project: Algebraic Topology from the Perspective of Morse Homology
    • Currently an Adjunct Mathematics Instructor at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Undergraduate Students


Senior theses


Summer research projects


Columbia Undergraduate Mathematics Research Program, 2007.

These projects were assisted by Thomas Peters.


Columbia Undergraduate Mathematics Research Program, 2009.


This project was coadvised with Timothy Perutz, with assistance from Jonathan Bloom and Thomas Peters