# Research

## Topology Group

### Seminars

The seminars meet Fridays 4-5 p.m. in Hylan 1106A. The pre-talks are from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Hylan 1106B.

### Permanent Faculty

- Fred Cohen—Algebraic Topology, specifically Homotopy Theory; Cohomology of groups; Braid groups, function spaces, simplicial groups, configuration spaces and interconnections
- Jonathan Pakianathan—Group actions on complexes; Cohomology of groups; Lie groups and Lie algebras; Hochschild cohomology of blocks and modular representations; Braid groups and Configuration Spaces
- Doug Ravenel—Algebraic topology specifically problems related to homotopy groups of spheres, the Adams-Novikov spectral sequence, and its connections with number theory (see Ravenel’s research page for more details
- Published books:
*Complex Cobordism and Stable Homotopy Groups of Spheres**Nilpotence and Periodicity in Stable Homotopy Theory*, Annals of Mathematics Studies, Princeton University Press

- Published books:

### Emeritus Faculty

- John Harper—H-spaces, co-H-spaces, Lusternik-Schnirrelmann category and other topics in unstable homotopy theory
- Published books:
*Secondary cohomology operations*, AMS Graduate Studies in Mathematics 49, 2002*Algebraic Topology, A First Course*with Marvin Greenberg, Perseus Books Publishing LLC

- Published books:
- Joseph Neisendorfer—Rational homotopy theory; Unstable Homotopy Theory
- Published books:
*Algebraic Methods in Unstable Homotopy Theory*, Cambridge University Press, 2010

- Published books:

### Postdoctoral Faculty

- Vitaly Lorman—Computations related to equivariant and chromatic homotopy theory, particularly those involving the Real Johnson-Wilson theories
- Carl M
^{c}Tague—Topology and algebraic geometry - Elizabeth Vidaurre—Toric topology

### Recent Postdoctoral Faculty that have moved

- Irina Bobkova - Postdoc at the Institute for Advanced Study
- John Olsen - System Developer at Edlund A/S in Copenhagen, Denmark
- Scott Bailey - Assistant Professor at Clayton State University
- Troy Winfree - Mathematician working for Boeing in Seattle
- Juan Ortiz-Navarro - Professor at Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
- Paul Pearson - Professor at Fort Lewis College
- Aaron Heap - Professor at SUNY Geneseo
- Ryan Budney - Associate Professor at University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
- Mike Jackson - Associate Professor of Mathematics, Grove City College
- Ethan Pribble - Assistant Professor of Mathematics, SUNY College at Old Westbury
- Inga Johnson - Associate Professor of Mathematics, Willamette University

### Current Graduate Students

- Mingcong Zeng (Ravenel)
- Yan Zou (Ravenel)

### Past Graduate Students

See also the Mathematics Genealogy Project.

- Patrick Papadopulos (2016, Cohen and Pakianathan) - Adjunct at RIT for 2016 and then taking a position at Boston College in 2017
- Jonathan Lopez (2010, Cohen) - Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Niagara University
- Sun Qiang (2009, Cohen) - Research Associate, Aetna Health
- Andrew Salch (2007, Ravenel) - Wayne State University
- Tao Jin (2008, Cohen) - Harvard University Economics PhD program
- Maria Voloshina Nogin (2003, Cohen) - California State University at Fresno
- Takeshi Sato (2000, Cohen) - (No information available)
- Eva Culakova (1999, Harper) - BioStat Dept. at University of Rochester
- Jeff Wang (1997, Cohen) - Industry
- Miguel Xicotencatl (1997, Cohen) - Centro de Investigacion, Mexico City
- Jie Wu (1995, Cohen) - National University of Singapore
- Binhua Mao (1994, Ravenel) - (No information available)
- Jesus Gonzalez Espino Barros (1994, Gitler) - Centro de Investigación, Mexico City
- Octav Cornea (1993, Neisendorfer) - Université de Montréal
- Ran Levi (1993, Cohen) - University of Aberdeen
- Dai Tamaki (1993, Cohen) - Shinshu University, Japan
- Younggi Choi (1992, Ravenel) - National Seoul University, South Korea
- Janice Pearce (1992, Neisendorfer - Berea College
- Shiu-chun Wong (1991, Cohen) - Zechiang University, Hangchou
- Marie Anna Maier (1987, Harper) - (No information available)
- Robert Thompson (1986, Ravenel) - Hunter College, CUNY
- Daniel Waggoner (1985, Cohen) - Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta
- Austin C. Pearlman (1985, Ravenel) - (Deceased)
- Judy Wathen (1982, Harper) - (No information available)
- Stephen A. Mitchell (1981, Ravenel) - University of Washington
- David J. Pengelley (1980, Ravenel) - New Mexico State University
- Daciberg Goncalves (1977, Harper) - Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Laura Weiss (1973, Harper) - (No information available)
- Gerald Lieberman (1972, Harper) - (No information available)