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 LIU Xiaobo
 Professor
 xbliu@math.pku.edu.cn
 Phone :861062744137
 Office :78202W
Education
Ph. D 
1994 
Mathematics 
University of Pennsylvania 
B. S. 
1987 
Applied Mathematics 
Tsinghua University 
Research Interests
Differential Geometry and Mathematical Physics
1. Quantum Cohomology and GromovWitten Invariants
2. Moduli spaces of curves
3. Isoparametric submanifolds
4. Volume minimizing cycles in Riemannian manifolds
Selected Publications
 X. Liu and G. Wang, “Connecting the KontsevichWitten and Hodge taufunctions by the $\widehat{GL(\infty)}$ Operators”, Comm. Math. Phys., vol. 346 (2016), pp 143190.
 X. Liu and X. Wang, “Genus2 Gfunctions for $P^1$ orbifolds.” Advances in Mathematics, Vol. 274 (2015), pp 631650.
 X. Liu and X. Wang, “Conditions for the vanishing of the genus2 Gfunction.” Transactions of American Mathematical Society, vol. 367 (2015), pp 89758996.
 X. Liu, “Genus1 Virasoro conjecture along quantum volume direction.” International Mathematical Research Notices, vol. 2013 issue 8 (2013), pp 17471760.
 X. Liu and R. Pandharipande, “New topological recursion relations.” Journal of Algebraic Geometry, Vol. 20 (2011), 479494.
Professional Appointments
2010present 
Chair Professor 
School of Mathematical Sciences and BICMR, Peking University 
20062015 
Professor 
University of Notre Dame 
19992006 
Associate Professor 
University of Notre Dame 
19971999 
Pure Math Instructor 
MIT 
19961997 
Visiting Scholar 
MaxPlanckInstitute for Mathematics, Bonn 
19951996 
Postdoc 
University of Augsburg, Germany 
Honors and Awards
2006 
Invited to deliver a 45minute talk at the International Congress of Mathematicians 
2000 
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship 
1997 
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 
1993 
Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship 
1989 
Pepper Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania 
Administrative Positions
2013present Deputy director of Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research 

2013present Depute director of Mathematical Institute, SMS, Peking University 
Editors
2013present, Science China Mathematics
National and International Meeting Organizers and Session Chairs
2017/09 
"BICMR & IBSCGP Joint Workshop on SymplecticGeometry" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2017/06 
Conference on"Dynamical Geometric Analysis" 
Orsay, France 
Coorganizer 
2017/05 
"Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2016/11 
"BICMR & IBSCGP Inaugural Joint Workshop on Symplectic Geometry" 
Jeju, South Korea 
Coorganizer 
2016/05 
Conference on "Symplectic Geometry and Mathematical Physics" 
Beijing, 
Coorganizer 
2016/05 
"Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2015/11 
"BICMRHCM Workshop: Beijing Meets Bonn” 
Bonn, Germany 
Coorganizer 
2015/10 
"Workshop and Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Changsha 
Coorganizer 
2015/05 
"Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2014/12 
"Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2014/11 
"ICMATChina Exploratory Workshop" 
Madrid, Spain 
Coorganizer 
2014/05 
"Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2013/06 
Special session on "Symplectic Geometry and Mathematical Physics" at the 2nd Pacific Rim Mathematical Association Congress 
Shanghai 
Coorganizer 
2013/06 
"Young Mathematician Forum" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2013/05 
"Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2013/03 
Conference on "Metric Geometry and Applications" 
Notre Dame, USA 
Coorganizer 
2012/0708 
Workshop on "Topological Quantum Computation" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2012/06 
Conference on "Symplectic Geometry and Mathematical Physics" 
Beijing 
Coorganizer 
2011/06 
Conference on "Quantization" 
Notre Dame, USA 
Coorganizer 
2010/10 
Workshop on "Interactions between Geometry and Analysis " 
Notre Dame, USA 
Coorganizer 
2006/06 
Workshop on "Calibrations" 
AIM, USA 
Coorganizer 
2006/04 
Special session on ``developments and applications in differential geometry'' at AMS meeting 
Notre Dame, USA 
Coorganizer 
2004/04 
"Great Lake Geometry Conference" 
Notre Dame, USA 
Coorganizer 
2002/10 
Special session on “developments and applications in differential geometry'' at AMS meeting 
Boston, USA 
Coorganizer 
Teaching Activities(at Peking University Since 2010)
Undergraduate/Graduate course 
Riemannian Geometry 
2010.f 
Undergraduate/Graduate course 
Symplectic Geometry 
2011.f, 2013.f, 2014.s, 2015.s, 2016.s, 2017.s 
Research Funding (In China since 2012)
20122013 
Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥100,000 rmb 
PI 
20132014 
Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥120,000 rmb 
PI 
20142015 
Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥150,000 rmb 
PI 
20152016 
Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥150,000 rmb 
PI 
20152019 
SymplecticTopology and Mathematical Invariants in Gauge Field Theory 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥2,600,000 rmb 
PI 
20162017 
Advanced Seminar on Symplectic Geometry and Topological Field Theory 
National Science Foundation of China 
¥150,000 rmb 
PI 
Invited Conference Talks (After 2010)
Perspectives of Mathematics in the 21st Century: Conference in Celebration of the 90th Anniversary of Mathematics Department of Tsinghua University”. 
Apr.2124, 2017 
Beijing, China 
7th international workshop on differential geometry. 
Mar.2327, 2017 
Karatsu,Japan 
“Moduli Spaces and Applications in Geometry, Topological, Analysis, andMathematical Physics” 
Feb.27Mar.3, 2017 
Beijing,China 
Conference on Geometric Analysis and Geometric Topology. 
Dec.1721, 2016 
Beijing, China 
"GromovWitten Theory, Gauge Theory and Dualities". 
Jan.1115, 2016 
Kioloa,Australia 
BICMRHCM workshop: Beijing meets Bonn. 
Nov.23, 2015 
Bonn, Germany 
Conference on “Symplectic Geometry and Mathematical Physics“. 
Jun.28Jul.1,2015 
Chengdu, China 
Annual Meeting of MathPhysics committee of the Association of the ThousandPeople Plan. 
Dec. 13, 2014 
Hangzhou, China 
Workshop on Geometry and Mathematical Physics 
Jun.1315, 2014 
Nanjing, China 
The 8th Pacific Rim Complex Geometry Conference 
Aug. 49, 2013 
Dalian, China 
The 8th ChinaJapan Friendship Conference on "Differential Geometry". 
Sept. 713, 2012 
Chengdu, China 
"The Seminaire Itinerant Geometry and Physics" 
Aug.610, 2012 
Crete, Greece 
Workshop on "PDE and Applications" 
Jun. 26Jul.1, 2012 
Xiamen, China 
Workshop on "Supersymmetry and Invariants" 
Jun.1824, 2012 
Tianjin, China 
Plenary talk at the 10th Pacific Rim Geometry Conference. 
Dec.19, 2011 
Osaka and Fukuoka, Japan 
Conference on Metric Geometry and Applications 
Jul.2629, 2011 
Nanjing, China 
4th International Workshop on Nonlinear Mathematical Physics and 11th National Conference on Integrable Systems 
Jul.2529, 2011 
Wuhan, China 
Conference "Symplectic Geometry and Related topics 2011" 
May.2327, 2011 
Chengdu, China 
Annual Conference of "Mathematics and Its Applications", Key laboratory of Chinese Ministry of Education, Peking University 
Dec.18, 2010 
Beijing, China 