## Xin Zhou## Assistant ProfessorAddress: Department of MathematicsSouth Hall, Room 6501 University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California 93106 USA E-mail: zhou "at" math.ucsb.edu |

I will be on leave and visiting the **Institute for Advanced Study** for the academic year 2018-2019.

I am a member of the Geometry group. Before moving to UCSB, I was a CLE Moore instructor in the Math department at MIT. I received my PhD from Stanford University in 2013 with Richard M. Schoen as my advisor. Here is my **Curriculum Vitae**. My research is supported by **NSF Grant DMS-1811293** and **UC Regent's Junior Faculty Award**.

- Differential Geometry, Calculus of Variations, General Relativity.

- Existence of hypersurfaces with prescribed mean curvature I - Generic min-max (with Jonathan Zhu),
*arXiv:1808.03527.* - Min-max minimal disks with free boundary in Riemannian manifolds (with Longzhi Lin and Ao Sun),
*arXiv:1806.04664*. - Compactness and generic finiteness for free boundary minimal hypersurfaces (with Qiang Guang),
*arXiv:1803.01509*. - Free boundary minimal hypersurfaces with least area (with Qiang Guang and Zhichao Wang),
*arXiv:1801.07036*. - Min-max theory for CMC hypersurfaces (with Jonathan Zhu),
*arXiv:1707.08012.* - A maximum principle for free boundary minimal varieties of arbitrary codimension (with Martin Li),
*arXiv:1708.05001.* - Min-max theory for free boundary minimal hypersurfaces I - regularity theory (with Martin Li),
*arXiv:1611.02612.*

- Curvature estimates for stable free boundary minimal hypersurfaces (with Qiang Guang and Martin Li), accepted by
*J. Reine Angew. Math (Crelle's Journal)*,*arXiv:1611.02605.* - Sweeping out 3-manifold of positive Ricci curvature by short 1-cycles via estimates of min-max surfaces (with Y. Liokumovich),
*International Mathematics Research Notices, Volume 2018, Issue 4, 20*. - Entropy of closed surfaces and min-max theory (with D. Ketover), accepted by
*J. Differential Geometry,**arXiv:1509.06238.* - Existence of minimal surfaces of arbitrarily large Morse index (with Haozhao. Li),
*Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential Equations, 2016, 55(3), 1-12.* - Min-max hypersurface in manifold of positive Ricci curvature,
*J. Differential Geometry, 105 (2017), 291-343.* - On the free boundary min-max geodesics,
*International Mathematics Research Notices Vol. 2016, No. 5, pp. 1447-1466*. - Min-max minimal hypersurface in $(M^{n+1}, g)$ with $Ric_{g}>0$ and $2\leq n\leq 6$,
*J. Differential Geometry, 100 (2015) 129-160.* - Mass angular momentum inequality for axisymmetric vacuum data with small trace,
*Communication in Analysis and Geometry, 22, (2014) 519-571.* - Convexity of reduced energy and mass angular momentum inequalities (with R. Schoen),
*Ann. Henri Poincar\'e, 14 (2013), 1747-1773.* - On the existence of min-max minimal surfaces of genus g≥ 2,
*Commun. Contemp. Math., 19, 1750041 (2017).* - On the existence of min-max minimal torus,
*J. Geom. Anal. 20 (2010), 1026-1055.*

- Min-max theory for constant mean curvature (CMC) hypersurfaces (with Jonathan Zhu),
*Partial Differential Equations, Oberwolfach Report No. 35/2017*. - On minimal surfaces with free boundary (with Martin Li),
*special issues of ICCM Notices*, to appear. - Recent progress on compactness of minimal surfaces with free boundary (with Qiang Guang),
*Proceeding of the Workshop on Geometric Analysis 2017*, to appear.

*Introduction to the min-max theory for minimal surfaces*: Hand-written lecture notes for a topic class on the min-max theory of minimal surfaces in 2013.*Lecture notes on minimal surfaces*: This series of lecture notes were taken for the topic class on minimal surfaces given by Professor Rick Schoen in the Winter quarter of 2012 at Stanford.*Introduction to Mathematical General Relativity*: This series of lecture notes were taken for the topic class on mathematical General Relativity given by Professor Rick Schoen in the spring quarter of 2012 at Tsinghua University.

*Min-max theory for constant mean curvature (CMC) hypersurfaces*: This is the video of the lecture given in the Workshop: Mass in General Relativity at Simons Center, Stony Brook, March 2018.*Min-max minimal hypersurface with free boundary*: This is the video of the lecture given in the Geometric Analysis and General Relativity workshop at BIRS, Banff, July 2016.*Geometric variational theory and applications*: This is the job talk slides given during Fall 2015.

- Fall 2016.
*Math 240A: Lectures on Differential Geometry.* - Winter 2017.
*Math 240B: Riemannian Geometry*and*Math 117: Methods of Analysis*. - Fall 2017.
*Math 241A: Topics in Differential Geometry*,*Math 117: Methods of Analysis*. - Spring 2018.
*Math 8: Transition to higher mathematics*.