About Me.

I am a visiting faculty at UCLA under Ko Honda,
interested in contact geometry and low-dimensional topology.
I was a postdoc under Lisa Piccirillo and my advisor was John Etnyre.
Here is my CV.

Contact.

Email: hkmin27 (at) math (dot) ucla (dot) edu
Office: MS 6236

Current Courses.

Math 31B: Integration and Infinite Series

Fall 2023 [ Canvas | Gradescope | Piazza ]

Past Courses.

Math 33A: Linear Algebra and its Applications

Spring 2023 [ Canvas | Gradescope | Piazza ]

Math 33B1: Differential Equations

Winter 2023 [ Canvas | Gradescope | Piazza ]

Math 33B2: Differential Equations

Winter 2023 [ Canvas | Gradescope | Piazza ]

Math 115A: Linear Algebra

Fall 2022 [ Canvas | Piazza | Gradescope ]

Math 2550: Introduction to Mutivariable Calculus

Summer 2020 [ www ]

Math 2550: Introduction to Mutivariable Calculus

Summer 2019 [ www | www ]

Math 2551: Mutivariable Calculus

Summer 2018 [ www ]

Papers.

2023

Tight contact structures on a family of hyperbolic L-spaces

with Isacco Nonino
[ arXiv ]

Spaces of Legendrian cables and Seifert fibered links

with Eduardo Fern√°ndez
[ arXiv ]

Existence and construction of non-loose knots

with Rima Chatterjee, John Etnyre and Anubhav Mukherjee
[ arXiv ]

Small symplectic caps and embeddings of homology balls in the complex projective plane

with John Etnyre, Lisa Piccirillo and Agniva Roy
[ arXiv ]

2022

The contact mapping class group and rational unknots in lens spaces

[ arXiv | slides ]

Non-loose torus knots

with John Etnyre and Anubhav Mukherjee
[ arXiv | slides ]

Strongly fillable contact structures without Liouville fillings

[ arXiv ]

2020

Cabling Legendrian and transverse knots

with Apratim Chakraborty and John Etnyre
To appear in JDG [ arXiv | slides ]

On 3-manifolds that are boundaries of exotic 4-manifolds

with John Etnyre and Anubhav Mukherjee
Transactions of the AMS [ arXiv | slides ]

2019

Classification of tight contact structures on surgeries on the figure-eight knot

with James Conway
Geometry & Topology [ arXiv | slides ]

Web applications.

Contact Calculator

[ www | GitHub ]

Past Seminars.

Reading group: filling obstructions

Spring 2021 [ www ]

Reading seminar: 4-manifolds

Fall 2020 [ www ]

Reading seminar: High dimensional contact topology

Fall 2019 [ www ]