**Tolga**** Etgü
**

**Professor
of Mathematics **

**Koç**** University
İstanbul, Turkey**

Fax: +90 (212) 338-1559

Email: tetgu

**I will be on sabbatical leave until Fall 2017**

**Curriculum Vitae ****(September 2015)**

__Research:__

**My main research interests are low
dimensional topology, symplectic and contact geometry
and topology, symplectic cohomology.**

**Koszul duality patterns in Floer
theory (with Yankı Lekili)**

**Uniqueness
of area minimizing surfaces for extreme curves (with Baris
Coskunuzer) , Revista Matematica Iberoamericana 30 (2014) 1135-1148. **

**Tight
contact structures on laminar free hyperbolic three-manifolds International
Mathematics Research Notices 2012 (2012), 4775-4784.**

**Examples
of planar tight contact structures with support norm one (with Yankı Lekili), International Mathematics Research Notices 2010
(2010), 3723-3728.**

**On the relative Giroux correspondence
(with Burak Ozbagci),
Low-dimensional and symplectic topology, 65-78,
Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics, 82, American Mathematical Society,
Providence, RI, 2011.**

**Partial open book
decompositions and the contact class in sutured Floer
homology (with Burak Ozbagci), Turkish Journal of Mathematics 33 (2009),
295-312.**

**On the contact Ozsvath-Szabo
invariant (with Burak Ozbagci), Studia Scientiarum
Mathematicarum Hungarica 47
(2010), 90-107.**

**Elliptic open books on torus bundles over the circle, Geometriae Dedicata
132 (2008), 53-63.**

**Explicit horizontal open books on some plumbings (with Burak Ozbagci),
International Journal of Mathematics 17 (2006), 1013-1031.**

**Symplectic and Lagrangian surfaces in 4-manifolds, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics 38 (2008), 1975-1989.**

**A note on
fundamental groups of symplectic torus complements in four-manifolds (with
B. Doug Park), Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications 17 (2008),
1063-1075.**

**Lagrangian tori in homotopy
elliptic surfaces (with David McKinnon and B. Doug Park), Transactions of
the American Mathematical Society 357 (2005),
3757-3774.**

**Symplectic tori
in rational elliptic surfaces (with B. Doug Park),
Mathematische Annalen 334
(2006), 679-691.**

**Homologous
non-isotopic symplectic tori in homotopy
rational elliptic surfaces (with B. Doug Park),
Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society
140 (2006), 71-78. **

**Homologous
non-isotopic symplectic tori in a K3-surface
(with B. Doug Park), Communications in Contemporary Mathematics 7 (2005), 325-340.**

**Non-isotopic symplectic tori in the same
homology class (with B. Doug Park), Transactions
of the American Mathematical Society 356 (2004), 3739-3750.**

**A note on
the geometry of M3 and symplectic structures on S1 x
M3, Acta
Mathematica Hungarica 114 (2007), 195-199.**

**Lefschetz fibrations, complex
structures and Seifert fibrations on S1 x M3, Algebraic and Geometric
Topology 1 (2001), 469-489.**

**Symplectic structures on product 4-manifolds, Ph.D.
dissertation, University of California at Berkeley, 2002. **

**Seiberg-Witten
invariants of Kähler surfaces, M.Sc. thesis, Middle East Technical University, 1997. **

__Links:__

Gökova
Geometry-Topology Conferences

İstanbul Workshop on Contact Topology (2010)

**İstanbul
Workshop on Contact Topology (2009)
KU Math Colloquium
**

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**Last Modified:
August 2016**** **