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Steve Hurder

Professor Emeritus, 2012 - present
Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science
University of Illinois at Chicago

505 Science Engineering Offices
Phone: (312) 413-2154;  Fax: (312) 996-1491
Email: hurder@uic.edu


Awards & Honors

Research: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, 1985-1987 ; University Scholar (1991-1994; UIC)
Service: Award of Excellence (1997; State of Illinois - citizen contributions to local elementary schools)
Teaching: Award of Excellence (2007; UIC Campus-Wide Prize for Teaching Contributions)
UIC: INSPIRE & Luminary Award (June/November 2010)
AMS: Fellow of the American Mathematics Society (2012)

Recent & Upcoming Papers

59. Dynamics and the Godbillon-Vey Class of C^1 Foliations (with Remi Langevin) PDF
  Journal Math. Society Japan, to appear 2016; revision of 2004 preprint
60. Compact foliations with finite transverse LS category (with Pawel Walczak) PDF
  to appear; revision of 2005 preprint
76. Classifying matchbox manifolds (with Alex Clark and Olga Lukina) PDF
  submitted, preprint date November 2013
77. Lipshitz matchbox manifolds PDF
  Geometry, Dynamics, and Foliations 2013, Advanced Studies in Pure Math. Vol. 72, 2017, pages 71-115.
81. Aperiodicity at the boundary of chaos (with Ana Rechtman) PDF
  Ergodic Theory Dynamical Systems, Vol. 37:?--??, 2017; {arXiv:1603.07877}.  
82. Perspectives on Kuperberg flows (with Ana Rechtman) PDF
  Topology Proceedings, Vol. 51, 2017; {arXiv:1607.00731}.  
83. Molino theory for matchbox manifolds (with Jessica Dyer and Olga Lukina) PDF
  Pacific Journal Math., Vol. 289:91-151, 2017; {arXiv:1610.03896}  
84. Wild solenoids (with Olga Lukina) PDF
  Transactions A.M.S., to appear, 2017; {arXiv:1702.03032}  
85. Manifold-like matchbox manifolds (with Alex Clark and Olga Lukina) PDF
  submitted, April 22, 2017; {arXiv:1704.04402}.  
**. Complexity of weak solenoids (with Olga Lukina)
  in preparation, 2017  
**. Smooth flows with fractional entropy dimension (with Daniel Ingebretson)
  in preparation, 2017  
**. The dynamics of Derived from Kuperberg flows (with Ana Rechtman)
  in preparation, 2017  

Surveys & more

1994:  A survey of rigidity theory for Anosov actions PDF
1994:  Coarse geometry of foliations PDF
2002:  Dynamics and the Godbillon-Vey class: a history and survey PDF
2003:  Foliation Geometry/Topology Problem Set PDF
2008:  Classifying foliations PDF
2008:  Characteristic classes for Riemannan foliations PDF
2011:  Lectures on Foliation Dynamics: Barcelona 2010 PDF
2012:  Problem Session - Foliations 2012, Lodz, Poland PDF

updated September 18, 2017