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Chris Hruska

Associate Professor
Mathematical Sciences - General
 (414) 229-4307
 Eng & Math Sciences E475

Web: Personal Webpage

Educational Degrees

  • PhD Cornell University, 2002
  • BS, with honors, Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park, 1995
  • BS, Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, 1995

Research Positions

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2002-2005
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, 2002-2006

Selected Service and Projects

  • Co-organizer, 2008 Annual Spring Topology and Dynamical Systems Conference
  • Organizer, Annual Marden Lecture
  • Chair, Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Committee
  • Principal Investigator, “Relative Hyberbolicity and Nonpositive Curvature”, NSF Grant, 2008-2011
  • Packing subgroups in relatively hyperbolic groups. Geometric Topology, 13 (2009), no. 4, 1945–1988, with Daniel T. Wise
  • Commensurability invariants for nonuniform tree lattices. Israel J. Math, 152 (2006), 125–142, with Benson Farb

Selected Publications

Hruska, Geoffrey C., and Ruane, Kim. Connectedness properties and splittings of groups with isolated flats.
Hruska, Geoffrey C., Stark, Emily, and Tran, Hung C. Surface group amalgams that (don’t) act on 3-manifolds.
Hruska, Geoffrey C., and Nguyen, Hoang T. Distortion of surfaces in graph manifolds.
Hruska, Geoffrey C., and Wise, Daniel T. “Finiteness properties of cubulated groups.” Compositio Mathematica 150. (2014): 453-506.

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