Ralf Spatzier

Curriculum Vitae


Field of Research Differential Geometry, Lie groups, dynamical systems and ergodic theory.
Nonpositive curvature, symmetric spaces; semisimple groups, their discrete subgroups and actions of these on manifolds; Tits buildings; geodesic and horocycle flows, Anosov actions


Professional experience

1995 - present: Full Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan

1990 - 1995: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan

1989 - 1991: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook

1984 - 1989: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, SUNY Stony Brook


Honors and awards

AMS Fellow, 2013

AMS Centennial Research Fellowship, 1990 - 1992

Sloan Foundation Fellow, 1988


Education

Ph.D. in Mathematics, 1983, University of Warwick, Coventry, Great Britain