Sergio Fenley
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Professor
Ph.D., Princeton University, USA, 1989
Detailed description of research 
Low dimensional topology
I work with low dimensional topology/geometry
and dynamical systems. My research involves
foliations and flows (including singular foliations
and flows) in 3manifolds, as well as laminations
in 3manifolds. I am interested in the connections
with the topology, geometry and large scale geometry
of the manifold. Of particular interest to me is
the case when the manifold is hyperbolic, for
instance, with connection with the geometrization
conjecture.
For example in a foliation in a hyperbolic
3manifold there is great interest in the best
geometric property of its leaves. One crucial
question is: do the leaves exhibit good
asymptotic behavior? Similarly for flows.
Another interest is in laminations in
3manifolds. Essential laminations are extremely
useful for the topology of the manifold and there
is great interest in determining exactly which
manifolds have essential laminations. 
 
