Lucien Clavier
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Cornell University Email: lpc49 [at] cornell [dot] edu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/lpc49 Advisor: John Smillie Collaborators: Hyungryul Baik Anja Randecker Chenxi Wu 

Photo credit: Élise Goujard. Negev Desert, Israel. 

Activities and Leadership
Year 2014/2015: Vice President of External Relations at the Cornell Graduate Consulting Club
Spring 2015: Coorganizer of the Math department Spring Concert (with Smaranda Sandu)
Fall 2014: Created a Twitter account for my Math 1110 class. Every day I post a new problem, first answers get free candy
Year 2014/2015: Initiated and managed a mentorship program for new graduate students in the Mathematics Department, Cornell University
Year 2014/2015: Dynamical Systems Seminar coorganizer (with Valente Ramirez), Cornell University
2014 Sep 7: Mathematics Department fall picnic coorganizer, Cornell University
Fall 2013: Created and comanaged a mailing list for social events, ICERM, Brown University
Year 2012/2013: Computer lab liaison, Cornell University.
Talks
2015 Dec 15: Nonaffine horocycle orbit closures on strata of translation surfaces: new examples (PhD defense), Cornell University
2015 Jan 30: Dynamics of the horocycle flow on H(1,1). Dynamical systems seminar, Cornell University
2014 Aug 7: Geometric limits of cyclic subgroups of PSL(2, R). ICM Satellite Conference on Geometric Group Theory and Geometric Structures, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
2013 Aug 15: Enumeration of nilpotent loops of order 2q, up to isotopy. Third Mile High Conference on NonAssociative Mathematics, University of Denver [beamer]
2013 Apr 26: Exponential drift: a Ratnertype argument for discrete groups. Dynamical systems seminar, Cornell University
2011 Nov 11: The space of 1generator closed subgroups of PSL(2, R) and its boundary, part 2. Kleinian group seminar, Cornell University
2011 Nov 4: The space of 1generator closed subgroups of PSL(2, R) and its boundary, part 1. Kleinian group seminar, Cornell University
8 other talks in graduate seminars.
Papers and notes (all can be found on Arxiv)
Nonaffine horocycle orbit closures on strata of translation surfaces: new examples, PhD dissertation. You can find a short introduction to my work here.
Rotational component spaces for infinitetype translation surfaces, with A. Randecker and C. Wu. Under review
The Space of Geometric Limits of Abelian Subgroups of PSL(2, C), with H. Baik [poster]. To appear in HMJ
The Space of Geometric Limits of Onegenerator Closed Subgroups of PSL(2, C), with H. Baik. Published in AGT
Enumeration of nilpotent loops up to isotopy. Published in CMUC
Other notes.
Teaching
Fall 2015: Intro to Topology, MATH 4530 (Grader)
Spring 2015: Calculus 1, MATH 1110 (Head TA)
Fall 2014: Calculus 1, MATH 1110 (Instructional TA)
Spring 2014: Complex Analysis, Math 6120 (Grader, Graduatelevel)
Spring 2013: Introduction to Analysis, MATH 3110 (Grader)
Fall 2012: Linear Algebra for Engineers, MATH 2940 (Recitation TA).
Awards
Fall 2011: Olivetti egg award, for best Olivetti presentation
Year 20112012: Cornell Graduate School Recruiting Fellowship.
Education
2011present: Ph.D. Candidate in the Graduate School of Mathematics, Cornell University
20102011: Mastère 1, Mathematics, Université de Nantes
20092010: Licence 3, Mathematics, Université Lille 1
20082009: Licence 3, Mathematics, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (did not pass)
20062008: C.P.G.E, Lycée Fabert, Metz.