Zoltán Szabó (mathematician)

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Zoltán Szabó
Born1965 (age 53–54)
NationalityHungarian
Alma materRutgers University
Eötvös Loránd University
AwardsVeblen Prize (2007)
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
InstitutionsPrinceton University
Doctoral advisorTed Edgar Petrie
John Morgan

Zoltán Szabó (born November 24, 1965) is a professor of mathematics at Princeton University. He created, along with Peter Ozsváth, Heegaard Floer homology, a homology theory for 3-manifolds. For this contribution to the field of topology, Ozsváth and Szabó were awarded the 2007 Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry.[1]

He got his B.A. from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary in 1990, and he received his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 1994. In 2010, he was elected honorary member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Selected publications[edit]

  • ———; Ozsváth, Peter (2004), "Holomorphic disks and topological invariants for closed three-manifolds", Annals of Mathematics, 159 (3): 1027–1158, arXiv:math/0101206, doi:10.4007/annals.2004.159.1027.
  • ———; Ozsváth, Peter (2004), "Holomorphic disks and three-manifold invariants: properties and applications", Annals of Mathematics, 159 (3): 1159–1245, doi:10.4007/annals.2004.159.1159.
  • Grid Homology for Knots and Links, American Mathematical Society, (2015)

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