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Current Member

Jo Nelson

Stacy and James Sarvis Founders’ Circle Member

Affiliation

Mathematics

Field of Study

Mathematics

Home Institution

Rice University

Jo Nelson studies symplectic and contact geometry. She develops Floer theories that capture dynamical information about Hamiltonian and Reeb vector fields. At IAS, she plans to explore connections between area-preserving diffeomorphisms of surfaces with boundary and contact geometry.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Mathematics
current
Spring
Member
School of Mathematics
Visitor
School of Mathematics

Degrees

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D.
2013

Honors

2022
NSF CAREER Award