Home Page of McKenzie Wang
phone: (905)-525-9140 extension 23405
snail mail: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
Differential geometry, geometric analysis, group actions on manifolds
Math 1XX3 (Calculus II) Winter 2023
Math 762 (Differential Geometry) Winter 2023
(with M. Buzano, A. Dancer and M. Gallaugher) Non-kahler expanding Ricci solitons, Einstein metrics and exotic cone structures, Pacific J. Math., Vol. 273, (2015), 369-394, arXiv:1311.5097
(with M. Buzano, A. Dancer and M. Gallaugher) A family of steady Ricci solitons and Ricci-flat metrics, arXiv:1309.6140
(with M. Buzano and A. Dancer) A family of steady Ricci solitons and Ricci-flat metrics, Comm. Anal. Geom., 23 (2015), 611-638
(with A. Betancourt de la Parra, A. Dancer) A Hamiltonian approach to the cohomogeneity one Ricci solitons equations, J. Math. Phys., 57 (2016), 122501
(with P. Lu) Ancient solutions of the Ricci flow on bundles, Adv. Math., 318 (2017), 411-456.
(with P. Lu) Ancient solutions bundles with non-abelian structural groups, Comm. Anal. Geom., 28 (2020), 141-187, arXiv:1610.07709.
(with I. Adeboye and Guofang Wei) On the volume of orbifold quotients of symmetric spaces, Diff. Geom. Appl., 71 (2020), 101639, arXiv:1808.05747
(with U. Semmelmann and Changliang Wang) On the linear stability of nearly Kahler 6-manifolds, Ann. Glob. Anal. Geom., 57 (2020), 15-22.
(with Changliang Wang) Stability of Einstein Metrics on fibre bundles, J. Geom. Anal., 31 (2021), 490-515, arXiv:1808.05679.
(with U. Semmelmann and Changliang Wang) The linear stability of Sasaki Einstein and nearly parallel G_2 manifolds, Int. J. Math., 33 (2022), arXiv: 2011.11965.
(with Changliang Wang) Instability of Riemannian manifolds with real Killing spinors, Comm. Anal. Geom. (to appear) arXiv:1810.04526
The following file contains a listing of the 2-dimensional faces which need to be analysed for the results in
A. Dancer & M. Wang, Classification of superpotentials, Comm. Math. Phys., 284 (2008), 583-647.
I am happy to take on graduate students at both the M. Sc. and Ph. D. levels. Here are my former students and some information about their research projects.
JUN WANG: (Ph. D. McMaster University 1996)
Thesis: Einstein metrics on bundles
J. Wang: Einstein metrics on principal circle bundles, Diff. Geom. Appl., 7 (1997), 377-388.
J. Wang and M. Wang: Einstein metrics on S^2 bundles, Math. Ann., 310 (1998), 497-526.
DEZHONG CHEN: (Ph. D. McMaster University 2010)
Thesis: Bundle construction of Einstein metrics
D. Chen: A notes on Ricci signatures, PAMS 137 (2009), 273-278
D. Chen: Examples of Einstein manifolds in odd dimensions, Ann. Glob. Anal. Geom., 40 (2011), 339-377.
D. Chen: Construction of conformally compact Einstein manifolds, arXiv:0908.1430
DAVID WILLIAMS: (M. Sc. McMaster University 2000)
Thesis: Construction of closed constant mean curvature surfaces
AMI MAMALO: (M. Sc. McMaster University 2005)
Project: Exploring spacetimes and singularities
JASON HARADYN: (M. Sc. McMaster University 2010)
Project: Invariant Einstein metrics and Ricci curvature on the exceptional Aloff-Wallach spaces
CONG ZHOU: (M. Sc. McMaster University 2013)
Thesis: On complete non-compact Ricci-flat cohomogeneity one manifolds
VINCENT CHIU: (M. Sc. McMaster University 2016)
Thesis: A numerical study of cohomogeneity one manifolds
HANCI CHI: (Ph. D. McMaster University 2019)
Thesis: Cohomogeneity one Einstein metrics on vector bundles
Hanci Chi: Invariant Ricci-flat metrics of cohomogeneity one with Wallach spaces as principal orbits, Ann. Glob. Anal. Geom., 56 (2019), 361-401.
CLARA BLAKELOCK (USRA 2005): Painleve analysis of the Einstein equations
LAURA WALTON (USRA 2010): Iterating the Ricci tensor of homogeneous metrics
MICHAEL GALLAUGHER (USRA 2013): Numerical analysis of Einstein and soliton equations
JONATHAN BAKER (USRA 2014): Numerical analysis of Einstein and solitons equations
MARTIN BLOTSTEIN (USRA 2014): Iterating the Ricci tensor of homogeneous metrics
MEGAN HARTWELL (USRA 2015): Finding superpotentials for Einstein equations with nonzero cosmological constant
CISSY SUEN (USRA 2015): Numerical analysis of soliton and Einstein equations
MATTHEW JORDAN (Arts and Science USRF 2016): Special relativity as told by the luminaries
NICHOLAS PLATI (USRA 2019): Numerical investigations of calibrated submanifolds
MARK BOUMAN (USRA 2020): Numerical investigation of Ricci solitons
NICHOLAS PLATI (J. Stewart Award 2020): Cohomogeneity one Einstein metrics with principal orbit Spin(8)/G2
ALEXANDER KAYSSI (Senior Thesis 2021): Linear stability analysis of higher dimensional Schwarzschild black holes
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Updated May1, 2022.