Joseph Plante
Education
B.S. University of Michigan 1966
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley (Adviser : Morris Hirsch)
How to find me.

My office is in Phillips Hall 388. My office phone number is: (919) 9621268.

You can also email me at plante@math.unc.edu.
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

Elementary zeros of Lie algebras of vector fields, Topology 30 (2) (1991),
215222.

Fixed points of Lie group actions on surfaces, Ergodic Theory and Dynamical
Systems 6 (1986), 149161.

Solvable groups acting on the line, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 278 (1) (1983),
401414.

Foliations of 3manifolds with solvable fundamental group, Invent. Math.
51(1979), 219230.

(joint with W. Thurston) Polynomial growth in holonomy groups of foliations,
Comment. Math. Helvet. 51(1976), 567584.

Foliations with measure preserving holonomy, Annals of Math. 102(1975),
327361.

A generalization of the PoincareBendixson theorem for foliations of codimension
one, Topology 12 (2) (1973), 177182.

Asymptotic properties of foliations, Comment. Math. Helvet. 47 (4) (1972),
449456.

(joint with W. Thurston) Anosov flows and the fundamental group, Topology
11(1972), 147150.

Anosov flows, American Jour. Math. 94 (3) (1972), 729755.
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