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Professor

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Bio:

**Education:**

BS Mathematics, Caltech, 1992

Ph.D. Mathematics, UC San Diego, 1998. Advisor Michael Hartley Freedman

**Year Appointed: ** 2006

**Selected Publications:**

- Agol, Ian(1-CA); Liu, Yi(1-CA) Presentation length and Simon's conjecture.
*J. Amer. Math. Soc.*25 (2012), no. 1, 151–187. [MR] [GS?] - Agol, Ian, The virtual Haken conjecture, with an appendix by Agol, Daniel Groves, and Jason Manning.
*Doc. Math.*18 (2013), 1045–1087. [MR] [GS?] - Agol, Ian(1-CA-NDM); Groves, Daniel(1-ILCC-MS); Manning, Jason Fox(1-CRNL) An alternate proof of Wise's malnormal special quotient theorem. (English summary)
*Forum Math. Pi*4 (2016), e1, 54 pp. [MR] [GS?] - Agol, Ian (2008). Criteria for virtual fibering. J. Topol.
**1**No.2, 269-284. [MR] [GS?] - Agol, Ian and Storm, Peter A. and Thurston, William P. (2007).
*Lower bounds on volumes of hyperbolic Haken 3-manifolds.*J. Amer. Math. Soc.**20**No.4, 1053-1077 (electronic). With an appendix by Nathan Dunfield. [MR] [GS?]

**Relevant Links:**

- Board of Trustees SLMath (formerly MSRI)
- Associate Editor, Journal of the American Mathematical Society
- Associate Editor, Annals of Mathematics
- Associate Editor, Communications of the American Mathematical society
- Editor, Geometry, and Topology
- Former editor Forum of Mathematics, ∑
- 2019-2021: American Mathematical Society Editorial Boards Committee
- James H. Simons Chair Mathematics 2016-2021
- Simons Investigator, 2015-2025
- Articles on the arxiv:
- Popular articles on Ian Agol's work:
- Videos:
- Minerva lecture 1, Princeton, October 2012
- Minerva lecture 2
- Minerva lecture 3
- 3-manifold groups, IAS, October 2015
- RFRS for congruence subgroups, ICTP, June 2016
- The virtual fibering conjecture, ICTP, June 2016
- No Boundaries conference in honor of Benson Farb, U of C, October 2017
- Seeking a computer-free proof of the 4-color problem (video from the 2018 Breakthrough Prize Symposium)
- Ribbon concordance of knots

- Ian Agol Laboratory ICMAT
- Public dropbox folder with old web pages

Extended version of submission to Proceedings of the 2014 ICM

Research interests:

Low-dimensional topology

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