Anastasiia Tsvietkova

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Anastasiia Tsvietkova
Assistant Professor
PhD Math. 2012, University of Tennessee, USA 
MS (Honors) Applied Math. 2007, Kiev National University, Ukraine
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Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor (t.t.), Rutgers University, Newark
  • Krener Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, ICERM, Brown University
  • NSF VIGRE Postdoctoral Researcher, Louisiana State University​


Selected Awards/Grants/Memberships

  • NSF grant (sole PI), Hyperbolic Structures from Link Diagrams, DMS 1406588, 2014-present
  • NSF-AWM Mathematics Mentoring Travel Grant, 2013
  • Geometric Structures and Representation Varieties (GEAR) network member, 2012 - present. The network is funded by the NSF grant DMS 1107452 to bring together researchers from US, Canada, Europe and Asia
  • AMS Travel Grants, 2011 and 2012
  • AWM Travel Grant, 2012


Selected Publications

  • Determining isotopy classes of crossing arcs in alternating links, to appear in Asian Journal of Mathematics, ArXiv: math.GT/1411.0231 
  • The number of incompressible surfaces in an alternating link complement, with J. Hass and A. Thompson, International Mathematics Research Notices 6 (2017), 1611-1622
  • Simplicial volume of links from link diagrams, with O. Dasbach, to appear in Mathematical Proceedings of Cambridge Philosophical Society, ArXiv: math.GT/1512. 08316
  • Intercusp geodesics and the invariant trace field of hyperbolic 3-manifolds, with W. Neumann, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 14 (2016), No. 2, 887-896
  • A refined upper bound for the hyperbolic volume of alternating links and the colored Jones polynomial, with O. Dasbach, Mathematical Research Letters 22 (2015), No. 4, 1047-1060
  • Exact volume of hyperbolic 2-bridge links, Communications in Analysis and Geometry 22 (2014), No. 5, 881-896
  • An alternative approach to hyperbolic structures on link complements, with M. Thistlethwaite, Algebraic & Geometric Topology 14 (2014), 1307-1337


Some Upcoming Talks

  • University of Auckland Mathematics colloquium, New Zealand, 11/2017
  • Ryukyu Knot Theory workshop, Naha, Okinawa, Japan, 01/2018
  • "New developments in Teichmuller space theory" mini-symposium, OIST, Japan, 11/2017
  • Redbud Topology Conference, Oklahoma State University, USA, 04/2018
  • ThompScharby Fest, UC Berkeley, USA, 07/2018


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