Rice University Math

Differential geometry and geometric analysis


  • Robin Forman (Emeritus)
    Relationships between topology and analysis, with an emphasis on ideas from mathematical physics.
  • Zhiyong Gao
    Differential geometry.
  • Robert Hardt
    Geometric measure theory, partial differential equations, continuum mechanics.
  • F. Reese Harvey (Emeritus)
    Several complex variables, partial differential equations, differential geometry.
  • Mike Wolf
    Teichmüller theory, minimal surfaces, harmonic maps.


  • Kyle Kinneberg
    Negatively-curved metric spaces, hyperbolic groups, analysis on metric spaces, conformal and quasiconformal geometry.