• Kai Joel Smith

    Office: Siyuan Building(思源楼) 1017
    Research interest: low-dimensional topology

Morningside Center of Mathematics, No.55, Zhongguancun East Road, 
Beijing, 100190, China
Personal information:
I am currently a postdoc at the Morningside Center of Mathematics, Beijing, China.
My research studies low-dimensional topology using techniques from gauge theory and symplectic topology. Currently my work studies SU(2) character varieties of spaces and their relationship with instanton homology. 

Education & Career :
2017/08-2023/06 Ph.D, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA (Supervisor: Paul Kirk)
2013/08-2017/06 B.S., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Publications & Preprints:
1. (In preparation) Kai Smith, Perturbed Traceless SU(2) Character Varieties for Tangle Sums