## 3-manifold groups

Ian Agol

University of California, Berkeley; Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics

October 12, 2015

I'll review recent progress on properties of 3-manifold groups, especially following from geometric properties. Then I'll discuss some open questions regarding 3-manifold groups, including their profinite completions, torsion in covers, orderability, and $PD(3)$ groups.