Joseph Plante
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I am a Professor in the Mathematics Department.

Education

B.S. University of Michigan 1966
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley  (Adviser : Morris Hirsch)

How to find me.

My research interests

My research is concerned with the geometric study of dynamical systems. The main focus has been on foliations and actions by Lie groups on manifolds.

I am a member of the AMS


Selected Publications

  1. Elementary zeros of Lie algebras of vector fields, Topology 30 (2) (1991), 215-222.
  2. Fixed points of Lie group actions on surfaces, Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems 6 (1986), 149-161.
  3. Solvable groups acting on the line, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 278 (1) (1983), 401-414.
  4. Foliations of 3-manifolds with solvable fundamental group, Invent. Math. 51(1979), 219-230.
  5. (joint with W. Thurston) Polynomial growth in holonomy groups of foliations, Comment. Math. Helvet. 51(1976), 567-584.
  6. Foliations with measure preserving holonomy, Annals of Math. 102(1975), 327-361.
  7. A generalization of the Poincare-Bendixson theorem for foliations of codimension one, Topology 12 (2) (1973), 177-182.
  8. Asymptotic properties of foliations, Comment. Math. Helvet. 47 (4) (1972), 449-456.
  9. (joint with W. Thurston) Anosov flows and the fundamental group, Topology 11(1972), 147-150.
  10. Anosov flows, American Jour. Math. 94 (3) (1972), 729-755.

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