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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Binghamton University

Binghamton, NY 13902–6000

**Office:** WH 202

**E-mail:** chrisneo “at” math “dot” binghamton “dot” edu

**Phone:** 1 607-777-2982

**Fax:** 1 607-777-2450

I am a Riley Assistant Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton. I completed my BSc in Mathematics and MSc in Pure Mathematics at the University of Cyprus, where I come from. During my master studies I spent one year at the University of Bonn. I obtained my PhD degree in 2014 from the University of Munich, under the supervision of Prof. D. Kotschick. Also, I held visiting positions at IHÉS in 2015 and at Peking University in 2016.

My research interests lie in the area of topology and geometry and the interactions to group theory, algebra, global analysis and dynamics. One of my main focuses is the study of maps of non-zero degree and related manifold invariants. A significant amount of my work deals with the study of direct products, both of manifolds and groups.

**Ordering Thurston's geometries by maps of non-zero degree**

Preprint: arXiv:1607.03058.

**Fundamental groups of aspherical manifolds and maps of non-zero degree**

Preprint: arXiv:1507.07778.

**On stability of non-domination under taking products**

(with D. Kotschick and C. Löh),*Proc. Amer. Math. Soc.***144**(2016), 2705–2710.

**On three-manifolds dominated by circle bundles**

(with D. Kotschick),*Math. Zeitschrift***274**(2013), 21–32.

- Peking University, Topology seminar
- SUNY Binghamton, Geometry and Topology seminar
- 50th Spring Topology and Dynamics conference, Waco, Texas
- University of Geneva, Groups and Geometry seminar

- University of Athens, Geometry seminar
- University of Cyprus, Colloquium
- University of Chicago, Geometry/Topology seminar
- Ohio State University, Geometric Group Theory seminar
- Caltech, Geometry and Topology seminar
- Geometric Topology workshop, Oberwolfach

- SUNY Binghamton, Geometry and Topology seminar
- Cornell University, Geometric Group Theory seminar
- Geometric Topology conference, Bilbao
- University of Pisa, Geometry seminar

- University of Fribourg, Colloquium
- Marseille University, Algebra, Dynamics and Topology seminar
- University of Cyprus, Colloquium
- University of Munich, Geometry seminar
- University of Regensburg, Geometry and Global Analysis seminar

- University of Cyprus, Colloquium

- University of Munich, Geometry seminar
- University of Cyprus, Colloquium

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