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Department of Mathematics

Faculty

  • David Auckly Research interests: Chern-Simons theory, Gopakumar-Vafa large N duality, symplectic geometry, low dimensional topology.
  • Louis Crane Research interests: interface between theoretical physics & geometric topology, relativity, topological quantum field theory.
  • Gerald Höhn Research Interests: Differential Topology, Elliptic Genera, Hyperkähler Geometry <>
  • Gabriel Kerr Research interests: Algebraic geometry, Symplectic Geometry, Mirror Symmetry.
  • John Maginnis Research interests: algebraic topology, homology of finite groups.
  • Mikhail Mazin Research interests: Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorics, Geometry.
  • Tom Muenzenberger Research interests: general topology, ordered topological spaces, fixed point theory.
  • Rustam Sadykov Research interests: Geometry, Topology
  • Yan Soibelman Research interests: deformation theory, quantum groups, symplectic geometry, string theory, mirror symmetry.
  • Victor Turchin Research interests: algebraic topology, embedding spaces, Goodwilllie-Weiss calculus, homotopy theory of operads
  • David Yetter Research interests: low dimensional topology, topological quantum field theories, category theory, geometry.
  • Ilia Zharkov Research interests: algebraic and differential geometry, mirror symmetry, tropical geometry.

    Postdocs

    • Cheryl Balm, Ph.D. 2013 Michigan State University, Q-Center postdoc 2013--
    • Alex Gonzales Ph.D. 2010 Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, I-Center postdoc 2013--
    • Thomas Jaeger Ph.D. Michigan State University, I-Center postdoc 2013--
    • Mikhail Mazin, Ph.D. 2010 University of Toronto, M-Center postdoc 2013--

    Graduate Students (with degree and advisor)

    *temporary advisor


    Former Members(recent)

    Postdocs

    • Garrett Alston, Ph.D. 2010 University of Wisconsin, Madison; at KSU 2010-13; next job: IMS at the Chinese University, Hong Kong
    • Julia Bergner Ph.D 2005 University of Notre Dame; at KSU 2005-08; next job: University of California, Riverside
    • Zheng Hua, Ph.D. 2009 University of Wisconsin, Madison; at KSU 2011-13; next job: IMS at the Chinese University, Hong Kong
    • Sean Lawton Ph.D. 2006, University of Maryland College Park; at KSU 2006-07; next job: University of Texas, Pan American
    • Hien Nguyen, Ph.D. 2006 University of Wisconsin, Madison; at KSU 2008-11; next job: Iowa State University

    Graduate Students

    (with degree, year, advisor, first employment)

    • Ik Jae Lee Ph.D. 2012, Yetter, Rowan University
    • Dany Majard Ph.D. 2011, Crane, postdoc at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
    • Renaud Gauthier Ph.D. 2011, Yetter, IT France
    • Shawn Westmoreland Ph.D. 2010, Crane
    • Tej Shrestha Ph.D. 2010, Yetter, Assistant Professor at U. of Wisconsin- Washington County
    • Petit Francois Ph.D., Soibelman/P.Schapira, Paris VI
    • Dymtro Shklyarov Ph.D. 2009, Soibelman, postdoc at Universitaet Ausburg, Germany
    • Sergiy Koshkin Ph.D. 2006, Auckly, Boas Assistant Professor at Northwestern University
    • Yiquiang Li Ph.D. 2006, Lin, Gibbs Assistant Professor at Yale
    • Xin Tang, Ph.D. 2006, Assitant Professor at Fayetteville State University
    • Brian Pasko Ph.D. 2006, Maginnis, Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales
    • Timothy O'Brien Ph.D. 2002, Yetter, Assistant Professor, Morehead State University
    • Bharath Narayanan Ph.D. 2002, Lin/Soibelman, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arizona