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FANG Fuquan

Chair Professor

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Professor Fuquan Fang

Ph D., Chair Professor of Mathematics

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Member of TWAS (the world Academy of Sciences for developing countries) 

His research interests include

◆  Algebraic Topology, Geometric Topology

◆  Differential and metric Geometry 

He is currently an Editorial Advisor for the London Mathematical Society journals (the Journal, Transactions, and Bulletin). He is happy to receive submissions in the areas of his interests. He currently also serve on the editorial board of the journals: Differential Geometry and its Applications, Frontiers of Mathematics in China, Sciences China Mathematics etc.

Academic Honors

Invited Speaker (Geometry Section), ICM, Seoul, 2014

National Natural Science Award of China, 2014

Qiu-Shi Awards, Hong-Kong, 1998

Public Service:  

  Delegate to the 13th National People's Congress

◆  Member of 11th, 12th, 13th Beijing Municipal People's Political Consultative Conference

  Vice President, Capital Normal University, 2016-2019

  Dean, School of Math. Sciences, Capital Normal University, 2014-2018

  Director, Institute of Interdisciplinary Sciences, Capital Normal University, 2019-

Research Grants:

◆Science Fund for Creative Research Groups of NSFC,2019-2023

◆The Key Programs of NSFC, 2012-2015; 2016-2019

◆Fok Ying-Tong Education Foundation for Young Teachers of China, 2002

◆Distinguished Young Scholars of NSFC, 1999-2002

Selected Publications

[1]  F. Fang, K. Grove, G. Thorbergsson, Tits geometry and positive curvature, Acta Math., 218 (2017), 1–53.

[2]  J. F. Davis, F. Fang, An almost flat manifold with a cyclic or quaternionic holonomy group bounds, J. Differential Geom., 103 (2016), 289–296.

[3]  F. Fang, K. Grove, Reflection groups in non-negative curvature, J. Differential Geom., 102 (2016), 179–205.

[4]  F. Fang, Non-negatively curved manifolds and Tits geometry, Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians—Seoul 2014, Vol. II, 867–880, Kyung Moon Sa, Seoul, 2014.

[5]  F. Fang, X. Rong, The second twisted Betti number and the convergence of collapsing Riemannian manifolds, Invent. Math., 150 (2002), 61–109.

[6]  F. Fang, X. Rong, Curvature, diameter, homotopy groups, and cohomology rings, Duke Math. J., 107 (2001), 135–158.

[7]  F. Fang, X. Rong, Positive pinching, volume and second Betti number, Geom. Funct. Anal., 9, (1999) 641–674.

[8]  F. Fang, Embedding four manifolds in R7, Topology., 33 (1994),  447–454.