birthplace: Kigali, Rwanda
Employment: Professor of Mathematics, Assoc Chair, Mathematics Graduate Studies, Pennsylvania State University
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Previous positons:

197778, member of the Institute for Advanced Studies.

197882, Benjamin Pierce Assistant Professor Harvard University

198284, Assistant Professor Boston University

19841992 Associate Professor Pensylvania State University

1992 Present, Full Professor Pennsylvania State University
For many years, Dr. Banyaga has been involved in Higher Education and Research in Africa. He is collaborating with the Institute of Mathematics and Physical Sciences in Benin ( IMSP). He is a member of the International Scientific Advisory board of IMSP. He is an editor of Africa Matematika. He is also a member of the United States National Committee for Mathematics ( of National Research Council, and the US National Academy of Sciences).
Current Interests: locally conformal symplectic geometry and BottMorseFloer homology, Contact Geometry and Topology. Most of past research focused on the structure of classical diffeomorphism groups. Themain results are contained in the book " The structure of Classical diffeomorphisms" published by Kluwer Acad. Publishers in 1997. Current interst include Floer Homology and Gauge Theory.
Augustin Banyaga has published three books and 50 papers in Differential Topology and Geometry.
BOOKS

Banyaga, Augustin The structure of classical diffeomorphism groups. Mathematics and its Applications,400. Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, Dordrecht; Boston, 1997. xii+197 pp. ISBN: 0792344758

Banyaga, A., H.MovahediLankarani, R.Wells Editors, Topics in LowDimensional Topology, World Scientific Publishers (1999)

Banyaga, A., Leslie, J., T. Robart, T. Editors, Infinite Dimensional Lie groups in Geometry and Representation Theory. World Scientific Publishers (2002)

Banyaga, Augustin and Hurtubise, David, Lectures on Morse Homology, IX, Reihe : Kluwer Texts in the Mathematical Sciences , Band 29 2004 326 p., Geb. ISBN: 1402026951
PAPERS
A complete and updated list can be obtained directly from Dr. Banyaga.
50. Banyaga, Augustin, Some properties of locally conformal symplectic structures, Comment.Math.Helv. 77(2002) 383398
49. Banyaga, Augustin On the geometry of locally conformal symplectic manifolds, Infinite dimensional Lie Groups in Geometry and Representation Theory, World Scientific Publishers (2002), pp 7991.
48. Banyaga , Augustin and Donato, Paul, A note on isotopies of symplectic and Poisson structures, Infinite dimensional Lie Groups in Geometry and Representation Theory, World Scientific Publishers (2002), pp 138144
47. Banyaga, Augustin A geometric integration of the extended Lee homomorphism. Journal of Geometry and Physics, 39 (2001) no 1 3044
46. Banyaga, Augustin Quelques invariants des structures localement conformement symplectiques. Comptes Rendus Acad. Sc. Paris, t. 332, Serie I,(2001), 2932.
45. Banyaga, Augustin On essential conformal groups and a conformal invariant, Journal of Geometry 68(2000), 1015
44. Banyaga, Augustin Some geometrical structures underlying mechanics, Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics. J.Govaerts, M.N.Hounkonnou, W.A.Lester,Jr. Ed., World Scientific (2000), 109 117
43. Banyaga, Augustin and Ezin, J.P.. A conformal invariant characterizing the standard sphere, Topics in LowDimensional Topology, A. Banyaga, H.MovahediLankarani, R.Wells Ed., World Scientific Publishers (1999), 9397.
42. Banyaga, Augustin On Poisson Diffeomorphisms, Analysis on infinite dimensional Lie groups and algebras, H. Heyer and J.Marion, Ed, World Scientific Publishers (1999), 18.
41. Banyaga, Augustin The Geometry surrounding the ArnoldLiouville theorem, Advances in Geometry, Progress in Math no 172. Birkhauser(1999) 5369.
40. Banyaga, Augustin Isomorphisms between classical diffeomorphism groups. Geometry, topology, and dynamics (Montreal, PQ, 1995), 115, CRM Proc. Lecture Notes, 15, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, RI, 1998.
39. Banyaga, Augustin; Kcontact flows, Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Supplement Volume 1 (1997) , 325326.
38. Banyaga, Augustin Instantons and hypercontact structures. II. J. Geom. Phys. 21 (1997), no. 2, 136148.