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Christina Sormani

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Citizenship  United States
Fields  Mathematics
Alma mater  New York University

Name  Christina Sormani
Known for  Riemannian geometry
Doctoral advisor  Jeff Cheeger
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Institutions  Lehman College City University of New York
Thesis  Noncompact Manifolds with Lower Ricci Curvature Bounds and Minimal Volume Growth (1996)
Doctoral students  Sajjad Lakzian Michael Munn Pedro Solorzano Mancera Raquel Perales Aguilar
Notable awards  Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Christina Sormani

Christina Sormani is a professor of mathematics at City University of New York affiliated with Lehman College and the CUNY Graduate Center. She is known for her research in Riemannian geometry, metric geometry, and Ricci curvature, as well as her work on the notion of intrinsic flat distance.


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Sormani received her Ph.D. from New York University in 1996 under Jeff Cheeger. She then took postdoctoral positions at Harvard University (under Shing-Tung Yau) and Johns Hopkins University (under William Minicozzi II). Sormani now works at Lehman College in the City University of New York and at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Awards and honors

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In 2009, Sormani was an invited speaker at the Geometry Festival.

In 2015, Sormani became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Selected publications

  • Sormani, Christina. Nonnegative Ricci curvature, small linear diameter growth and finite generation of fundamental groups. J. Differential Geom. 54 (2000), no. 3, 547–559. MR 1823314.
  • Sormani, Christina; Wei, Guofang. Hausdorff convergence and universal covers. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 353 (2001), no. 9, 3585–3602. MR 1837249
  • Sormani, Christina; Wei, Guofang. Universal covers for Hausdorff limits of noncompact spaces. Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 356 (2004), no. 3, 1233–1270. MR 2021619
  • Sormani, Christina, and Stefan Wenger. "The intrinsic flat distance between Riemannian manifolds and other integral current spaces." Journal of Differential Geometry 87 (2011), no. 1, 117–199. MR 2786592
  • References

    Christina Sormani Wikipedia

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