James Conway

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I am an RTG Postdoc at UC Berkeley, interested in topology and geometry, specifically contact and symplectic geometry.

See my CV.

Contact Information

E-Mail: conway (at) berkeley.edu
Office: 933 Evans Hall


  1. Mazur-type manifolds with \(L\)-space boundary
  2. Symplectic fillings, contact surgeries, and Lagrangian disks
  3. Tight Contact Structures via Admissible Transverse Surgery
  4. Contact Surgeries on the Legendrian Figure-Eight Knot
  5. Overtwisted Positive Contact Surgeries
  6. Transverse Surgery on Knots in Contact 3-Manifolds
  7. Tight Planar Contact Manifolds with Vanishing Heegaard Floer Contact Invariants


  1. Classification of tight contact structures on surgeries on the figure-eight knot
  2. Contact surgery and symplectic caps

Berkeley Topology Seminar

I co-organise the Berkeley Topology Seminar with Carolyn Abbott.


In Spring 2019, I am teaching Math 130: The Classical Geometries.

Past Classes

External Links

UC Berkeley Department of Mathematics
Georgia Tech Department of Mathematics
University of Cambridge Department of Mathematics
Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics